The International Ship Masters Convention was held last week in Cleveland. Captain Bill Rabatsky, a former MM&P Representative, is the new ISMA President for 2022. He is shown with Tom Bell, MM&P VP-Great Lakes & Gulf Region, on the right. Congratulations Captain Rabatsky!
Fit out crew for the M/V Calumet with Grand River Navigation in Ashtabula, OH before the vessel sailed this season. Left to right: Captain Jake Christopher, Torrence Bonsell, Tom Banar, Mike Nerychel, George Finley (red hoodie), Chris Kloss, Kaleb Deming, Shannon Christman-Kreps, Brian Harvey (red hoodie sitting), Craig Bisson, Drew Bossu, and Steve Hammond.
Shaver Transportation’s TUG LINCOLN with Captain Scott Becker on the Columbia River earlier this summer. Deckhand Sean Malloy is pictured on the barge tow.
For those of you who will start your weekend early, we send you wishes for a safe weekend ahead. Many thanks for a great working photo from our maritime labor union members: Grand River Navigation crew, taken earlier in 2021.