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Young Brothers president celebrates first year at the helm

Jay Ana: ‘What will not change is YB’s commitment to this marketplace and the island communities.’ Throughout his career, Jay Ana has stayed true to the values instilled in him by his parents. “My parents made sacrifices and worked extremely

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Foss Captain Andy Beeler on his career at sea, dramatic tug rescue

On Labor Day 2020, two kayakers experienced that sheer terror when their tandem kayak capsized in four-foot seas in Washington State’s North Puget Sound near Sucia Island. a Foss Maritime crew scooped the two from the 54-degree water and onto the tug.

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Cook Inlet Mate found dream career on tug

Eric Nyce: ‘On the day I was approved to begin substitute teaching, my former manager here…reached out to me with a job opportunity. I’m still going strong 12 years later.’ When Eric Nyce joined Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB),

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AmNav port captain credits team with safety award nomination

Brad Westlund: ‘I’m most proud of the culture my coworkers have worked hard to create. We guard it jealously.’ According to AmNav Port Captain Brad Westlund, anything worth doing is worth doing right – a personal motto of sorts that

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Foss fleet engineering manager embraces shift from ‘kid’ to safety-conscious storyteller

“If you’re doing this for the schedule or the money, you may be missing the point,” he said. “I’ve been all over the world and got to see things many others will never experience.”

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Iver Foss Captain celebrates 28 seasons at Red Dog Mine

Gary May’s three-months-on, one-month-off schedule has led to many “wonderful” professional friendships. By Hilary Reeves Foss Maritime Tug Captain Gary May didn’t come into his profession by accident – he knew all along who and what he wanted to become.

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