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Navigating Uncertainty, Podcast Episode 22

Navigating Uncertainty, Podcast Episode 22

In times of crisis, navigating uncertainty can be overwhelming and worrisome. As the world stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic, many became overwhelmed, feeling uncertain about their careers and what lies ahead. Navigating uncertainty is no easy task. Today on the...

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Navigating Uncertainty, Podcast Episode 22

Navigating Uncertainty, Podcast Episode 22

In times of crisis, navigating uncertainty can be overwhelming and worrisome. As the world stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic, many became overwhelmed, feeling uncertain about their careers and what lies ahead. Navigating uncertainty is no easy task. Today on the...

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Crew Change During COVID-19, Podcast Episode 21

Crew Change During COVID-19, Podcast Episode 21

Now on the Women Offshore Podcast, Captain Laura Nelson shares her lessons learned from departing her vessel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Imagine leaving your home at the end of 2019 to spend several months at sea. By mid-March in 2020, it is time to depart your...

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Cadet Takeover, Podcast Episode 20

Cadet Takeover, Podcast Episode 20

Cadets have taken over the Women Offshore Podcast! While attending the Women in Maritime Leadership Conference at California Maritime Academy, two maritime academy cadets took over the Women Offshore Podcast. In this episode, cadets Mia Cosentini and Hatti Lawler...

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Walking for a Cure While Offshore

Walking for a Cure While Offshore

I work on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico as a camp boss. That sentence usually entices looks full of “Are you kidding me?” This conversation happens mostly when I am in Michigan where I was born and raised (and still live when my hitches are done). Up there, not a...

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How You Can Empower Women at Sea

How You Can Empower Women at Sea

Empower women by maintaining an inclusive environment on your vessel.Today, countries and organizations around the world celebrate World Maritime Day. Under the theme, "Empowering Women in the Maritime Community," World Maritime Day is an opportunity to raise...

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First Time Working Offshore

First Time Working Offshore

Are you heading offshore soon for the first time? Below, learn what to expect when you depart for your vessel! Over the course of my offshore career, I have bounced around to almost ten different offshore drilling rigs. Each one became home for a period of time in my...

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Safety Redefined

Safety Redefined

Safety, the s-word; it is everywhere in our industry. Just add the s-word and things will be good to go, right? Wrong. This methodology, using “safety” everywhere without understanding what it truly means for keeping people safe is dangerous, in itself.  I want to...

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A Day in the Life of a Puget Sound Pilot

A Day in the Life of a Puget Sound Pilot

Below, read a day in the life of Captain Peter Giese, a Puget Sound Pilot, and get ready for the upcoming Pilot Exam from the Washington State Board of Pilot Commissioners!  "​It all starts with a call from dispatch with my job assignment details. Let's say I'm...

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