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Krista Williams to lead Carlile as CEO, positions company for sustained growth.

October 13, 2023

Krista Williams is the new CEO of Carlile – Alaska’s leading trucking and logistics company founded in 1980. In recent years, Williams led Carlile’s continuous improvement and strategic growth initiatives as the Chief Operating Officer for Saltchuk Logistics – Carlile’s parent company. Now, Williams plans to further position Carlile to meet expected surges in demand… Read more »

Philly Shipyard Delivers the First National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV), Empire State

September 8, 2023

Program designed to provide state-of-the-art training vessels to five state maritime academies PHILADELPHIA –Philly Shipyard, Inc. (“Philly Shipyard”), the sole operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY), today delivered the Empire State, the first of five new purpose-built, modern training vessels for America’s state maritime academies. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD)… Read more »

Carlile Celebrates New Water Treatment System at the Port of Tacoma Terminal

May 23, 2023

TACOMA – Carlile Transportation will soon complete construction of a stormwater-treatment system at its Tacoma freight terminal. The eco-friendly Chitosan-Enhanced Sand Filtration (CESF) system will ensure Carlile remains compliant with federal, state and local regulations. The Tacoma freight terminal supports large shipments of essential supplies transported by vessel to Alaska. The new system is designed… Read more »

National Security Multi-Mission Vessel Program Achieves Construction Milestone with Third Keel Laying

May 1, 2023

PHILADELPHIA – TOTE Services, LLC (“TOTE Services”), an affiliate of TOTE, LLC (“TOTE Group”), and Philly Shipyard, Inc. (“Philly Shipyard”), the sole operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY), today marked a significant construction milestone at a keel laying ceremony for the third of five new purpose built, state-of-the-art training vessels for America’s state… Read more »

TOTE Group’s operating fleets to be certified by Green Marine

April 19, 2023

Jacksonville, FL – TOTE Group, an industry leader in U.S. transportation and logistics, is enrolling its TOTE Maritime Alaska and its TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico fleets in Green Marine, the leading voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. With a special fleet of roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) cargo ships, TOTE Maritime Alaska serves the maritime… Read more »

Young Brothers Appoints Two New Board Members

April 19, 2023

Grant Chun and Emily Porter join the company’s executive board PORT OF HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I – Young Brothers announced the appointment of Grant Chun and Emily Porter to its board of directors. Chun and Porter join the board as local business and community leaders who will help oversee Young Brothers’ strategic direction and mission. ​ “Both… Read more »

Coast Guard adds Young Brother’s Jay Ana to Board of Trustees

February 15, 2023

Twelve new trustees have joined the board of the Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to strengthening the U.S. Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families. The additions bring the total number of active trustees and directors to 80. Jeremiah “Jay” Ana, Charles “Skip” Bowen, Christopher Chandor, Naresh Copeland, Steven Jowett,… Read more »

Seaside LNG Acquires LNG Bunker Barge Clean Jacksonville from TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico 

February 9, 2023

Polaris and TOTE Services Sign Additional Long-term Service Contracts Jacksonville, Florida – Seaside LNG announced the acquisition of the liquefied natural gas fueling barge Clean Jacksonville from TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico, LLC, a subsidiary of TOTE Group, LLC. Seaside LNG’s maritime transportation company, Polaris New Energy, has contracted to continue fueling TOTE’s Marlin Class LNG-powered… Read more »

New Bedford Foss Marine Terminal reaches demolition milestone

January 30, 2023

New Bedford, MA – Demolition continues at the New Bedford Foss Marine Terminal in preparation to support offshore wind projects off Massachusetts and the U.S. Northeast seaboard. As part of the demolition of the Power Station building, the New Bedford Foss Marine Terminal reached a demolition milestone with the smokestack implosion last Friday morning, January… Read more »

Carlile Steps Up For Safety at Annual Community Event

July 29, 2022

ANCHORAGE – Alaska has some of the most hazardous driving conditions in the country. In 2020, there were 53 fatal motor vehicle crashes and 64 deaths in the state, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Traffic fatalities at a national level reached a 16-year high in 2021, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety… Read more »

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