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Safety Q&A with Jesse Richardson & Jay Schram, Foss Maritime

Jesse Richardson and Jay Schram, both managers at Foss Maritime, were nominated for a 2021-2022 Saltchuk Safety Award for recognizing the need for and implementing new equipment into the company’s seasonal lighterage operation, located 200 miles above the Arctic Circle

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Aloha Director of HR details career ‘journey’

Coleen Kaneshiro: ‘I wanted to slow down, and I did. The experience gave me time to reflect on where I was in my career and where I wanted to go.’ Like many born and raised on Oahu, Aloha Air Cargo

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Safety Q&A with Ed Ehler, Regional Operations Manager, PNW Oceans & Harbor, Foss Maritime

Foss Maritime Regional Operations Manager Ed Ehler was nominated for a 2021-2022 Saltchuk Safety Award for working directly with customers and crew to make sure progress toward safer operations takes place. “This is not easy, and it is time-consuming,” said

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Safety Q&A with Michael Loomis, Project Manager, Foss Maritime

Foss Maritime Project Manager Michael Loomis is a 2021-2022 Saltchuk Safety Award Nominee. He recently oversaw the contract/project management and execution of the final sea voyage of the USS Kitty Hawk under tow by the Michele Foss, a journey spanning

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Foss Director of Marine Assurance keeps safety at the forefront

Paul Hendriks: ‘As leaders, we should always remind ourselves of what it’s like to stand in the shoes of the people who do the work.’ As Foss Maritime’s Director of Marine Assurance, it’s Capt. Paul Hendriks’s job to make sure

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A journey of many

Our photo essay of the USS Kitty Hawk’s final sea voyage The USS Kitty Hawk USS Kitty Hawk was named for the site of the Wright Brothers’ first powered flight in 1903. The lead ship of the Navy’s second class

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Thea Foss chef dedicated to preserving SCA, SMA for future generations

For Becky Selengut, the battle to keep the trade schools open is personal. Growing up on the largest lake in New Jersey, Thea Foss Chef Becky Selengut describes her childhood as “sort of Rockwellian.” “We were a half-mile away from

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Foss, TOTE, NorthStar Energy gift $500,000 to new Maritime High School

The money will support start-up costs for the first four years of the school and allow the school to grow to 400 students by 2025. Saltchuk companies Foss Maritime, TOTE, and NorthStar Energy have together pledged $500,000 to support the

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AmNav GM committed to growth, progress

Ben Ostroff: ‘I believe in giving decision-making power to the people closest to the operation.’ In the weeks following the completion of Ben Ostroff’s first semester at Pitzer College—a top-ranked liberal arts school near Los Angeles where Ostroff was planning

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Hawaii Petroleum president reflects on growing the family business

Kimo Haynes: ‘This pandemic has been the greatest challenge of my career, but I’m so proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish together.’ It’s been almost two years to the day since Hawaii recorded its first case of coronavirus.

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Saltchuk SVP, former Foss pres reflects on 40 years in maritime

Paul Stevens: ‘I somehow fell in love with the industry.’ Paul Stevens never imagined a career in the maritime industry. A quintessential “gentle giant,” his imposing presence and breezy charisma belie his quiet Jersey upbringing. “New Jersey was a great

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Trucker celebrates 20-year Carlile career

Tim Rogers’s advice: “Get in where you fit in.” Tim Rogers still remembers when his Army drill sergeant handed him orders to his first duty station: Alaska. “I just sat on the sidewalk and hung my head. Alaska? Are you

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Landscaper-turned-dispatcher found forever home in Sitka, Alaska

Linda Holmes joined Delta Western eight years ago. Delta Western Dispatcher Linda Holmes always thought she’d become a professional landscaper serving the small Puget Sound communities she knew so well, growing up near Seattle. A 2001 commercial fishing season in

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