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Day-long drill preps TJC’s San Diego terminal

Terminal Manager Harvey Vallier’s coordination brought together representatives from the California Office of Spill Prevention and Response, the U.S. Coast Guard, and others. Without warning, at precisely 9:01 a.m. on March 15, 2023, while The Jankovich Company’s San Diego Marine

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From oil tankers to tugs and barges

TJC Marine HSQE Manager Capt. Rob McCaughey reflects on his life at sea. Capt. Rob McCaughey’s career path has been as diverse as the ocean on which it was built. He’s worked as a diver. He’s sailed on tankers as

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GM hopes to bring stability, sense of ownership to Starlight Marine

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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Home away from home

Foss manager found friends, fulfillment in maritime. By Hilary Reeves While Erin Pierson was still living in Seattle, working for Foss Maritime as a security officer, she connected with a Cal Maritime freshman through the school’s alumni association. “She was

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Cal Maritime grad promoted to SoCal Port Captain

Nevin Garcia is a second-generation Foss employee who attended Ballard High School’s Maritime Academy By Hilary Reeves Nevin Garcia is a second-generation Foss employee, born and raised in Seattle, and recently promoted to Port Captain of the El Sagundo/PAL in

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