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TOTE President Jeff Dixon sails through first two months

Dixon: ‘It’s been supremely rewarding to me already.’ By Hilary Reeves Captain Jeff Dixon spent 27 years on active duty in the United States Coast Guard before joining TOTE Services almost two years ago. He assumed the role of President

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Delta Western Payroll Specialist works to connect communities

Michaela Naidoo on family, photography and bringing people together. By Hilary Reeves When Michaela Naidoo is out on the streets of Seattle and sees people taking pictures of each other in front of city landmarks and scenic vistas, she stops.

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After 35 years, Foss COO retires

Scott Merritt helped navigate the company through the waters of a challenging industry. If Scott Merritt regrets anything about his 35 years at Foss Maritime, it’s his attitude as a cocky, self-assured young Cal Maritime graduate during his first 10

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Carlile Director by day, boxing biographer by night

Clay Moyle turned his childhood love of sports into a lifelong passion By Hilary Reeves Clay Moyle remembers walking home with his parents after his first day of Kindergarten. It was about a mile between his house and the school,

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Project manager welcomes Alaska Native students to Foss headquarters

Amber Thomas grew up in Barrow, Alaska: ‘I saw a reflection of my younger self.’ By Hilary Reeves It wasn’t until Foss Maritime Project Manager Amber Thomas left home for college that she truly understood how different her home was from

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Kāpena Raymond Alapa‘i christened in New Orleans

Sponsor Lynne Parrott: ‘(Captain) Alapa‘i…was loved by all who knew him.’ By Hilary Reeves The Kāpena Raymond Alapa‘i – the second of four new ocean-going tugs slated to begin neighbor island service for Young Brothers – was christened on October

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Christmas on the Craig Foss

For Chris Mack, Foss Maritime is a family affair By Hilary Reeves The first time Chris Mack saw the painting of the Craig Foss propped up in Foss Maritime headquarters last spring, there was a jolt of recognition. “I can’t

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NAMS trainer finds home in Alaska

Tony Alvarado: ‘I’m constantly measuring our actions in the airport, in the office, on the ground, and in the air against our goals and objectives to detect and deter danger and to prevent harm.’ By Hilary Reeves Tony Alvarado is

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Aviation veteran finds home in Aloha maintenance department

Ashley Medeiros: ‘We have such a great group of people here, and we’re so family-oriented, everyone does their part.’ By Hilary Reeves According to Ashley Medeiros, most graduating high school seniors born and raised in Hawaii know that the best

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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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