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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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NSE environmental compliance specialist finds home in Alaska

Kelly Willett: ‘We’re all more alike than we know; we just have to listen. Once we do that, we’re presented with new ways to connect and be excited about and for the people around us.’ Kelly Willett wears many hats:

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TOTE Community Relations Program Manager works to give back to Alaskans

Leveraging TOTE and NAC’s resources, Milena Sevigny’s latest project put 30,000 books into the hands of children in Alaska’s most remote villages. TOTE Alaska Community Relations Program Manager Milena Sevigny was born in Houston, Texas, where she lived until, at 18,

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Saltchuk Logistics VP drives Continuous Improvement

Krista Williams on the creation of a new CI Council with leadership participation from every company. To Krista Williams, the gravel roads and endless cornfields of rural Indiana will always feel like home. Raised in a small town, she expressed

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Safety Award finalist ‘fearless’ in preventing safety incidents

Julissa Moreta calls ‘time out’ on unsafe work situations in her native Dominican Republic Saltchuk Safety Award finalist Julissa Moreta was born and raised in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Her father, a regional sales manager, and her mother,

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Foss Captain Andy Beeler on his career at sea, dramatic tug rescue

On Labor Day 2020, two kayakers experienced that sheer terror when their tandem kayak capsized in four-foot seas in Washington State’s North Puget Sound near Sucia Island. a Foss Maritime crew scooped the two from the 54-degree water and onto the tug.

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AmNav port captain credits team with safety award nomination

Brad Westlund: ‘I’m most proud of the culture my coworkers have worked hard to create. We guard it jealously.’ According to AmNav Port Captain Brad Westlund, anything worth doing is worth doing right – a personal motto of sorts that

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VP sees core values at work during 15-year tenure with Tropical

Van Kent, Tropical: ‘We’re always the first to arrive after a storm, and we not only help our employees but also provide help to entire communities. You don’t see that from a lot of other companies.’ Van Kent’s mother worked

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Carlile terminal manager credits team for safety award nomination

Kevin Sibley: ‘We’ve come a long way in the past seven years.’ Kevin Sibley was working as a night cook when he graduated from high school in 1987. He thought about joining the military, but a buddy of his who

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Tug captain designates ‘Safety Stations’ for PPE on demand

Justin Ryan’s idea led to a pilot program that gives Cook Inlet Tug & Barge crews immediate access to proper PPE in common (and remote) work areas. Living “off-grid” in a cabin in King Salmon, Alaska, Captain Justin Ryan knows

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Foss fleet engineering manager embraces shift from ‘kid’ to safety-conscious storyteller

“If you’re doing this for the schedule or the money, you may be missing the point,” he said. “I’ve been all over the world and got to see things many others will never experience.”

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