Video Listings

Timothy Robinson of MV Capt. Greg Smith
Timothy served in the U.S. Navy before he became a cook on a towboat. He offers advice to people who potentially want to become mariners, especially those who have limited options on shore. More...
  • November 13, 2015 Ryan Geiger of the MV Buckeye State

    A native of Ohio, Ryan has traveled the length of his state's namesake river in the three years that he's worked on a towboat. He's proud of his accomplishments so far, and looks forward to someday making it to the wheelhouse.

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  • October 30, 2015 Capt. Katie Denham of the MV Princess

    Captain Katie Denham may not look like the stereotypical riverboat pilot, but she has solid credentials and plenty of experience to back up her position.

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  • October 13, 2015 Alejo Cujo Jr. of MV Gerda Maersk

    A typical container ship crew of 22 or so can include individuals from all over the world: Denmark, Russia, Thailand, the Philippines and beyond. A chief cook, like Alejo, has to plan menus to please each palate—so how does he do it?

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  • October 1, 2015 Robert (Flash) Westmoreland and Damen Madaris of C&B Marine

    Flash and Damen might be a little older than usual to be studying for their steersman licenses—they’ve both taken unusual roads to the maritime workforce—but they’re now on their way to becoming towboat captains. They each received the Capt.

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  • September 18, 2015 William Bacadon of the CMA CGM Centaurus

    The Director of SCI–Bay Area, Adrienne Yee, worked as a purser on the SS Universe Explorer from 1997 through mid-2004 with William, who was a plumber on board.

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  • September 3, 2015 David Gibbons of CSR

    Every year, SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights welcomes students from Tulane University Law School to spend several weeks familiarizing themselves with maritime law focused on the well-being of mariners.

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