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Foss guides new wave of maritime innovation through Vineyard Wind project

Foss Offshore Wind President Joel Whitman: ‘We’re laying important groundwork for this industry. We’re at the very forefront of something…transformational.’ At 11:52 p.m. on Jan. 2, 2024, the first turbine rotation of the nation-leading Vineyard Wind 1 project delivered the

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The Naniq manager transforming night-shift culture

Maddi Traffin: ‘I hope to stay motivated and give others the grace I’ve benefited from.’ The eldest of five siblings, Maddi Traffin grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, “where the winters are long, and the summers are much appreciated. ” Her

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StratAir’s Jorge Corral honored with 2023 Saltchuk President’s Innovation in Safety Award

Corral: ‘It’s a beautiful story to see the progress and growth we’ve accomplished.’ StratAir Key Account Senior Operations Manager Jorge Corral has been named the 2023 President’s Award for Safety Innovation honoree. Corral’s inclusive leadership and safety-first mindset led to

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Delta Western scholarship recipient journeys toward law school

Rachell Gulanes: ‘My end game is to return and contribute to life in Alaska.’ Raised on Amaknak Island near Alaska’s famed Dutch Harbor, NorthStar Energy Legal and Compliance Assistant Rachell Gulanes is a 2013 recipient of the Delta Western scholarship

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Aloha Tech Ops’s Darren Espina named 2023 ‘Distinguished Service in Safety’ honoree

Espina: ‘Some people are fast learners, but with others, you need to take more time and have more patience.’ Aloha Tech Ops (ATO) Maintenance Crew Chief Darren Espina is the 2023 Michael D. Garvey Award for Distinguished Service in Safety.

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StratAir president focused on improvement

Andres Gonzalez: ‘We have a talented group of people who are instrumental in accomplishing our long-term success. I couldn’t be more excited.’ Like many busy professionals, StratAir President Andres Gonzalez’s morning routine starts with coffee. “I can’t function properly without

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Growth in Guyana

Tropical’s Country Manager Glenis Hodge said demand for shipping is ‘just the tip of the iceberg.’ Long before ‘oil’ became the newest buzzword and main driver of the Guyanese economy, Tropical Shipping offered fast shipping between West Palm Beach and

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Day-long drill preps TJC’s San Diego terminal

Terminal Manager Harvey Vallier’s coordination brought together representatives from the California Office of Spill Prevention and Response, the U.S. Coast Guard, and others. Without warning, at precisely 9:01 a.m. on March 15, 2023, while The Jankovich Company’s San Diego Marine

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MHS freshman launch hand-built fleet

Saltchuk Marine CEO Jason Childs: ‘The skills students are learning and the practical application of those skills is a wonderful introduction to various maritime careers.’ Last week, Maritime High School’s second freshman class gathered in the rain to launch four

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Aloha Tech Ops reclaims FAA Diamond Award for maintenance excellence

Under the leadership of Director of Maintenance Mario Mausio, the airline’s techs are considered among the top 5% in the country. This spring, Aloha Air Cargo and Aloha Tech Ops were awarded the 2022 Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Diamond Award

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Operations Manager celebrates thirty years with Naniq in Hawaii

Naniq’s first office in Hawaii employed just a handful of people—including Vicky Tecson. Vicky Tecson said she owes her 30-year career at Naniq Global Logistics to a one-inch-by-one-inch classified ad seeking a Data Entry Clerk for the freight company Danzas

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Seventy years flying Alaska’s freight

Ryan Air—the Alaskan bush freight carrier founded by Wilfred and Eva Ryan in 1953—joined the Saltchuk Family of Companies in December. It’s legacy spans generations. Lee Ryan’s tenure at Ryan Air—the 70-year-old Alaskan bush freight carrier founded by his grandparents

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‘The importance of investing in people’

More than 20 years after marine scientist Kemit-Amon Lewis became one of Tropical Shipping’s first scholarship recipients, a shared commitment to the Caribbean brought them together again. Kemit-Amon Lewis spent the past two decades building a storied career, predominately focused

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