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Captain Terri Smiley of AEP River Operations and Chief Mate Allison Baley of the American Queen
To work on the river, “you have to be dedicated,” says Allison, the chief mate of the steamboat American Queen. Capt. Terri Smiley of AEP’s MV Gerald Boggs agrees, noting the importance of having a sense of humor, too. More...
  • July 3, 2014 Michael Estopia of the MV Ever Refine

    As an AB (able-bodied seaman), Michael has a long way to go before reaching his ultimate career goal: to lead a vessel as Master. Luckily, he has a solid plan to slowly work his way up the ranks.

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  • June 24, 2014 Jonathan Antonellis of the MV American Queen

    Jonathan graduated from New York's Maritime College in 2007 and—at the recommendation of a classmate—decided to work on the historic Mississippi River steamboat American Queen.

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  • June 18, 2014 Hasith Buddhima of the Seaspan Chiwan

    In less than ten years, Hasith has worked his way up from cadet to third engineer, studying hard and working on board ships to gain experience. Now, he's passed the exam to become a second engineer and hopes to be promoted soon.

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  • June 12, 2014 Bishop Chilton Knudsen of the Diocese of New York

    Bishop Chilton Knudsen experienced a lot of surprises on her recent visit to Port Newark—from the complicated "dance" of port activity to the impact SCI's work has on seafarers and port workers.

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  • May 27, 2014 Captain Bancaflor of the Anastasia S on his Proudest Moment

    Having worked as a captain for five years, Captain Bancaflor talks about the pride he felt when he took over a newly-built vessel. He takes care to run a safe, well-maintained ship, passing all his inspections with flying colors.

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  • May 23, 2014 Captain Bancaflor of the Anastasia S on Voyage Length

    The captain of a large bulk ship describes its complicated schedule which includes stops in Mexico, New Jersey and Germany with various kinds of cargo, from rock salt to coal.

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