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  1. Milli Koh of the APL Spinel

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    Singaporean Milli Koh, third mate aboard the APL Spinel, tells Bay-Area chaplain the Rev. Roger Bauer what she likes best about her job as an international seafarer. She says she has one challenge…

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    • Nick Svenson of the Miriam Moran

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      Engineer Nick Svenson has worked for Moran Towing Corporation since 1967, and he's got the secret to staying young.

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      • Nick Parrish of the MV John Paul Eckstein

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        Chief engineer Nick Parrish, who has yet to turn thirty, keeps busy in his downtime by earning degrees. A fifth-generation towboater, he started on the river to prove himself to his family —…

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        • Madonna Austin of the MV John Paul Eckstein

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          Madonna Austin loves cooking on board Marquette's MV John Paul Eckstein. "I never dreamed I would be out here," she says. "I want to go further with this career."

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          • Minhaj Ahmed of the MOL Endurance

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            Minhaj Ahmed, oiler on board the MOL Endurance, regularly visits not one but two SCI hospitality centers on his vessel's route.

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            • Tom of the MV Cooperative Spirit

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              Tom Rhoades worked in a few different fields before becoming cook on board Artco's MV Cooperative Spirit. When he was considering entering the towboat industry, Tom sought counsel from an SCI…

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              • Brett Cowan of the MV Horizon Hunter

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                Brett Cowan began volunteering last year at the International Maritime Center while he was a student at the California Maritime Academy. Now a newly-minted Third Mate, Brett has signed on to the Horizon…

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                • From the MV Ljubljana

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                  This lucky seafarer from the scrap-metal carrier Ljubljana has an American visa to come ashore. Having traveled around the world, this Slovenian seafarer regards SCI's Port Newark Center highly,…

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                  • Volunteer Phil Geliebter

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                    Phil, a candidate for deacon from Philadelphia, spent a week with SCI's Port Newark team learning about maritime chaplaincy. Besides a personal connection to Port Newark, he appreciates the varied…

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                    • The Reality of Piracy

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                      Seafarer Dipendra Singh Rathore lays bare the reality of being hijacked and held hostage by Somali pirates. His story reinforces the seriousness of the crime of piracy and reminds us of the need to…

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                      • Unloading Coal on the MV Mike Schmaeng

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                        The US is the world's forth-largest source of coal exports in the world. In this video, the MV Mike Schmaeng, a 2,000 horsepower Ingram Marine shuttle boat working out of the Triangle Anchorage…

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                        • Cornell of the MV Mike Weisend

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                          With his own ambitions in mind, Cornell Brent, a deckhand on AEP's MV Mike Weisend, describes the process of working your way up on a towboat. He also has some sound advice for new mariners,…

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