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Career mariner embraces life shoreside

Don Croal: ‘After 45 years, it’s still an adventure, not just a job.’ By Hilary Reeves Across the street from Dornsford (Don) Croal’s childhood home in Guyana lived a ship captain and merchant mariner who would one day change his

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After years on the move, Tropical Controller finds home in Florida

Patti Tripp: ‘I want to continue to learn new things that will help me to keep advancing my career.’ By Hilary Reeves If there was anything constant about the early years of Patti Tripp’s career, it’s that she was constantly

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Tropical Director: ‘public-private partnerships are essential to speedy disaster recovery’

Jennifer Nugent-Hill spent years helping her home island of St. Croix recover after Hurricane Hugo; touts importance of the company’s Disaster Management Workshops. By Hilary Reeves Jennifer Nugent-Hill was living on the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix on Sept.

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Connecting The Bahamas & Caribbean

With 28 ports of call in the Bahamas and the Caribbean, Saltchuk companies Tropical Shipping and StratAir deliver everything from fresh food to construction supplies needed for life and business in the islands. Serving The Bahamas & Caribbean: Tropical Shipping

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Tropical regional accounting manager has ‘unquenchable thirst’ for knowledge

Bahamian Daphne Hanna, who grew up studying by the light of oil lamps, earned a Master’s Degree in 2014 and will soon complete her CPA requirements. By Hilary Reeves Daphne Hanna was born the sixth of seven children in the

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From a rewarding career in shipping to proudly promoting Seven Seas

The Peace Corps led Vermont native Renee La Grenade to St. Lucia; she joined Tropical days before the company’s first shipment to the island By Hilary Reeves Native New Englander Renee La Grenade still remembers the morning she decided to

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