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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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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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CITB team’s incremental approach earns award for safety innovation

President Jeff Johnson: ‘independent streak’ of Alaskans fuels culture of advancement and safety Cook Inlet Tug and Barge (CITB) crews meet the return of winter this month armed with a series of mariner-engineered safety improvements aimed at addressing the inherent

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Foss Chief Engineer wins President’s Award for Innovation in Safety

Jack Hagey, Chief Engineer onboard the Stacey Foss, created the “Hagey Handler,” a tool designed to assist deckhands with heavy or frozen lines. Foss Maritime Chief Engineer Jack Hagey is the winner of the 2020 Saltchuk President’s Award for Innovation

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Joseph Bennett honored with Saltchuk’s 2019 Innovation in Safety award

TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico (TMPR) Terminal Operations Manager Joseph Bennett is the 2019 Saltchuk honoree for Innovation in Safety. His years of experience working in warehousing and stevedoring served as a knowledge base for the “simple yet innovative” changes he spearheaded at TMPR, despite his short tenure with the company.

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Carlile Yard Supervisor awarded 2017 President’s Award for Innovation in Safety

Jeremy Davenport on safety: ‘My reward is getting to see everyone having fun, staying healthy, and going home to their families every night.’ By Hilary Reeves Carlile Yard Supervisor Jeremy Davenport doesn’t spend much time in the office – you’ll

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The Jankovich Company joins NorthStar Energy

‘We decided to join NorthStar because we want to continue to grow,’ said President Tom Jankovich, Jr. of the company his father founded in 1933. Tom Jankovich, Jr. grew up outside of Los Angeles in the coastal community of San

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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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Pilot turned Delta Western terminal manager focused on community

Mike Denker: “Sometimes we’re not just an essential service; we’re the only service…we’re the sole provider of fuel – for transportation and heat – for the people of Haines.” Delta Western’s Haines Terminal Manager Mike Denker was determined to fly.

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Saltchuk analyst weighs risks versus rewards

Former collegiate baseball player Jonny Locher found home at Saltchuk. By Hilary Reeves Saltchuk Senior Financial Analyst Jonny Locher’s first love wasn’t business – it was baseball. “My dream since elementary school was to play baseball for Stanford and then

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