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Carolyn of the MV Janis R. Brewer
If you think the cook has the easiest job on the towboat, think again. Carolyn relates a typical cook’s day, which starts at 3 am. More...
  • April 29, 2014 Jarvise Shelton of the MV Richard A. Baker

    A man of few words, Jarvise speaks with his actions. In 2012, he and a crewmate rescued five people in grave danger on the Mississippi River.

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  • April 22, 2014 John and Larry of the Hanjin Nagoya

    Center for Seafarers' Rights Director Doug Stevenson noticed that many Asian seafarers buy electronics when visiting US ports, even though such products are generally manufactured in Asia.

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  • April 14, 2014 Jermell Jones of the MV John B. Yeager

    "It's not any joke," says Jermell about safety on the water. Having been overboard himself, he knows first-hand what it's like to struggle for rescue.

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  • April 8, 2014 Roel Balmatero of the MOL Explorer

    Once, a fire broke out aboard Roel's ship. On watch duty at the bridge, Roel listened anxiously to his crewmates relaying information on the radio. Thankfully, they extinguished the fire without any harm.

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  • April 1, 2014 Tour of the Engine Room with Dennis Osborn on the MV Wayne P. LaGrange

    The MV Wayne P. LaGrange recently got overhauled, and Engineer Dennis Osborn couldn't be more excited about all the new equipment.

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  • March 31, 2014 Tour of the Control Room of the MV Wayne P. LaGrange with Dennis Osborn

    Besides the machinery located in a towboat's engine room, the vessel also has a control room that enables the engineer to quickly assess current functions and make rapid decisions in an emergency event.

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