Video Listings

Kari Boesch of the MV AJ Morris
When we last met Kari, she was a Maine Maritime Academy student and had been working as a deckhand on various Ingram vessels. More...
  • May 13, 2016 Anetibo Luti of the Hanjin Haiphong

    Every seafarer has a favorite port or two—the place where he or she most likes to visit on a journey. For Anetibo from Fiji, U.S. ports feel like home.

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  • May 10, 2016 Houston Goodman of the MV AJ Morris

    Houston doesn’t let the simple matter of a prosthetic leg get in the way of his job as a deckhand. He’s as strong and able as any of his crewmates to do the hard physical labor required to keep a towboat moving.

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  • May 6, 2016 Nicanor Decierdo Jr of Galaxy Ace

    Nicanor has worked in the deck and maintenance department for 25 years and currently serves as a bosun.

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  • April 25, 2016 Stephen Reed of the MV Buckeye State

    Stephen works as an oiler on a towboat—the first step in becoming a chief engineer. Though it’s a long process, he considers it quite an improvement over his last job.

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  • March 24, 2016 José Gonzalez Jr. of Galaxy Ace

    José has worked at sea for his whole career and thinks he’ll continue until retirement. Besides being able to provide a good life for his family, working as a seafarer has allowed him to go places he would never otherwise visit—for free!

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  • March 7, 2016 Dr. Rafael Lefkowitz of Yale University

    Dr. Rafael Lefkowitz studies occupational health at Yale University.

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