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2014

Wheelhouse Weekly – Dec. 30, 2014

December 31st 2014 ,

Volume 18 . . . Number 52 . . . Dec. 30, 2014 STORIES COVERED In this issue: — Happy Holidays! — MM&P Holiday Closing Schedule Make Your Voice Heard: — Coast Guard Proposes Rule on Seafarers’ Access to Maritime Facilities Also: — Two Seafarers Die When Mooring Line Snaps in Salvage of Car Ferry […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – Dec. 23, 2014

December 29th 2014 ,

Volume 18 . . . Number 51 . . . Dec. 23, 2014 STORIES COVERED In this issue: — Happy Holidays! — MM&P Holiday Closing Schedule — AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department President Honored With City of Justice Award — New Zealand Issues Interim Report on 2011 MV RENA Grounding Plus: — Southeast Alaska Pilots Association […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – Dec. 16, 2014

December 17th 2014 ,

Volume 18 . . . Number 50 . . . Dec. 16, 2014 STORIES COVERED In this issue: — MM&P Holiday Closing Schedule — Congress Includes Full Funding for Maritime Security Program in Spending Bill — Coast Guard Legislation Sent to President — Incoming Senate Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain Vows to Continue Anti-Jones […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – Dec. 9, 2014

December 10th 2014 ,

Volume 18 . . . Number 49 . . . Dec. 9, 2014 STORIES COVERED In this issue: — MM&P Holiday Closing Schedule — The Votes Are In: MM&P and Local 333 To Merge! — Maersk Line To End TP-5 U.S.-Flag Service — TTD Urges Passage of Bipartisan Coast Guard Reauthorization Maritime Union News: — […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – Dec. 2, 2014

December 3rd 2014 ,

Volume 18 . . . Number 48 . . . Dec. 2, 2014 STORIES COVERED In this issue: — MM&P Holiday Closing — Horizon Lines Update — Environmental Achievement Awards to MM&P Vessels and Crews — MV MANUKAI Crew Receives Meritorious Public Service Award — New Edition of MM&P Quarterly Video Magazine Now Online — […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – Nov. 25, 2014

November 26th 2014 ,

Volume 18 . . . Number 47 . . . Nov. 25, 2014 STORIES COVERED In this issue: –MM&P Holiday Closing Schedule –MM&P Members Sean McNeice and Matthew Hofer Help Save Man in Baltimore Harbor –MM&P Seeks To Protect Members’ Interests in MSC Norfolk Consolidation –Impact on Maritime Industry of Congressional Elections –Flag-of-Convenience Airline Plan […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – Nov. 18, 2014

November 19th 2014 ,

Volume 18 . . . Number 46 . . . Nov. 18, 2014 STORIES COVERED In this issue: MM&P Holiday Closing Schedule Following News of Break-Up and Sale of Horizon Lines, MM&P Lauds Professionalism of Its Officers, Vows “To Assert Members’ Full Rights” Local 333 Members Vote By Overwhelming Margin to Merge With MM&P Also: […]

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New York Harbor Mariners Approve Merger With MMP Union Within ILA

November 17th 2014

Nov. 13 — Members of the International Longshoremen’s Association local representing tugboat captains and crews, Staten Island Ferry workers and other New York Harbor mariners have voted overwhelmingly to merge with the larger International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots (MMP) within the ILA. ILA Local 333, United Marine Division, and the MMP announced Nov. […]

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LMSR Employment Guidance

November 13th 2014 ,

MM&P members interested in sailing on Patriot’s Watson Class LMSRs and other government-contract vessels need specialized training, physicals and security checks. MITAGS recommends you do the following: First, review the linked Training Matrix and Junior Office Requirements. A substantial time commitment is needed to become qualified to work on these vessels. Please make sure your […]

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