1. J.T. of the MV Safety Challenger

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    In Convent, LA, SCI Chaplain Michael Nation meets “local boy” J.T. on AEP River Operations’ Safety Challenger. A pilot on board the fleeting vessel, J.T. is the man in charge for 12 hours each day.

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    • Christening of the MV Endurance

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      In Houston, the Rev. Michael Nation, SCI Chaplain to the Lower Mississippi River and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Region, christened Enterprise Marine's towboat MV Endurance. After prayers, a sprinkling of holy water and presentation of the boat’s Bible to the captain, Harrison, the grandson of Enterprise Marine's founder, smashed the traditional champagne bottle to officially christen the vessel.

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      • Seth Cooley & James Steele of the MV Steve Golding

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        Seth Cooley and James Steele, members of the deck crew aboard the MV Steve Golding, have never experienced a hurricane on a towboat … until now. Forecasters project Isaac will land on U.S. shores early Wednesday, and the two will face the storm head on. They and their fellow crew members prepare the vessel for what could become the first hurricane to hit the Gulf Coast since 2008.

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        • Capt. Patrick Buchler of the MV Sonny Ivey

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          Captain Buchler tells Ministry on the Rivers and Gulf Chaplain Michael Nation how he and his family cope with his difficult schedule. Since Captain Buchler works on the river for several weeks at a time, his wife tends to "call the shots" when dealing with issues at home.

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          • Michael Nation of SCI on Low Water

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            In this video by SCI Chaplain Michael Nation, get a first-hand look at the historic low water conditions on the Lower Mississippi River. These kinds of conditions hinder traffic on the river, sidelining mariners, towboats and cargo.

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            • Tim Corley of the MV Stan Humphreys

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              Tim Corley, a pilot on Magnolia Marine's MV Stan Humphries, shows Ministry on the Rivers and Gulf chaplain Michael Nation his sleeping quarters. As a pilot, Tim gets his own room and bathroom. If you're a deckhand or tankerman, however, you share a room and "choose your shower time wisely."

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