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2020 Safety Award nominee Q&A: Matthew Jarrett and Bill Lounsbery, Northern Air Cargo

In the eighth of a nine-part Q&A series, NAC Ramp Lead Matthew Jarrett and Cargo Services Supervisor Bill Lounsbery answer questions about their lives, careers, and nominations for this year’s awards. On March 26, 2020, an inattentive former employee threw

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2020 Safety Award nominee Q&A: Tim Healey, Northern Aviation Services

In the seventh of a nine-part Q&A series, NAS VP of HR Tim Healey answers questions about his life, career, and a nomination for this year’s awards. No one was prepared for the disruption and change that would come from

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2020 Safety Award nominee Q&A: Dustin Case, Aloha Air Cargo

In the sixth of a nine-part Q&A series, Aloha Air Cargo Captain Dustin Case answers questions about his life, career, and a nomination for this year’s awards. Dustin Case always wanted to be a pilot. He joined Aloha Air Cargo

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2020 Safety Award nominee Q&A: Leroy Schlecht, Foss Maritime

In the fifth of a nine-part Q&A series, Foss Launch Operator Leroy Schlecht answers questions about his life, career, and nomination for this year’s awards. On Jan. 4, 2020, Foss Maritime Launch Operator Leroy Schlecht participated in a rescue response

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2020 Safety Award nominee Q&A: Erika Vega, TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico

In the fourth of a nine-part Q&A series, TOTE PR Risk Management Generalist Erika Vega answers questions about her life, career, and nomination for this year’s awards. In 2019, TOTE received its 45001 ISO certification for safety. Erika Vega led

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Dominica Island Manager’s unlikely career a roadmap for women in shipping

Tamara Lowe: ‘My roles involve aligning efforts toward promoting an awareness among young women of the career opportunities available within the Maritime sector with the hope of addressing the under-representation of women in the industry.’ Tamara Lowe grew up on

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Saltchuk Hawaiʻi boosts island professionals to new heights through distance MBA program

Kimo Haynes: ‘These scholarships are an investment in our community.’ In 2008, the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa created a Neighbor Island MBA program through its Shidler College of Business. Redesigned as a stand-alone Distance Learning Executive MBA (EMBA) program

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2020 Safety Award nominee Q&A: Ed Rowe, NAMS

In the third of a nine-part Q&A series, NAMS Passenger Ramp Lead Ed Rowe answers questions about his life, career, and nomination for this year’s awards. Northern Air Maintenance Services Passenger Ramp Lead Ed Rowe was nominated for  Safety Award

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2020 Safety Award nominee Q&A: Zack Midles, TOTE Maritime Alaska

In the second of a nine-part Q&A series, TOTE Maritime Alaska Sr. Operations Analyst Zack Midles answers questions about his life, career, and nomination for this year’s awards. TOTE Maritime Alaska Senior Operations Analyst Zack Midles’s nomination for a Safety

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Safety Award nominee Q&A: Delta Western Terminal Operators

In the first of a nine-part Q&A series, Delta Western Terminal Operator Brandon Kurtzweil and Lead Terminal Operator Greg Walz answer questions about their lives, careers, and nominations for 2020’s awards. On Dec. 8, 2020, Delta Western Terminal Operator Brandon

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Mike Garvey Award for Distinguished Service in Safety awarded to Hawaii Petroleum’s Jozette Montalvo

The award celebrates her role in creating a safe environment for company employees during the pandemic. Jozette Montalvo’s first job was as a field hand on a farm growing romaine lettuce and cabbage. “I grew up in Kula, Maui, which

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Honoring “the Mother of Tropical”

Mary Kiernan passed away May 10; she recently celebrated 40 years with Tropical Shipping. Tropical Shipping Vessel Analyst Mary Kiernan, dubbed “the Mother of Tropical,” celebrated 40 years with the company on March 18, 2021. She passed away last week

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Voiland exits Saltchuk Board after decade-long tenure

Gene Voiland joined Saltchuk’s Board of Directors in 2011 and was an integral voice in creating the company’s culture and commitment to safety. During Gene Voiland’s decade-long tenure on Saltchuk’s Board of Directors, the company’s revenue nearly doubled. Assets grew

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