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2015

Wheelhouse Weekly – Nov. 10, 2015

November 10th 2015

Volume 20 . . . Number 45. . . Nov. 10, 2015 STORIES COVERED In this issue: MM&P Holiday Closing Schedule House Passes Fiscal Year 2016 Maritime Security Program Funding Increase Export-Import Bank Renewal Closer Maritime Labor Honors Sen. Barbara Mikulski New Jersey LNG Terminal Could Lead to New Jobs, MM&P Official Says International News: […]

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USNS CHOCTAW COUNTY JOINS FIFTH FLEET

November 4th 2015

MSC Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) USNS CHOCTAW COUNTY is the first ship of its kind to join the Navy’s Fifth Fleet. The Fifth Fleet’s area of responsibility includes the Persian Gulf, the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea, and parts of the Indian Ocean. The CHOCTAW COUNTY will be lay-berthed in the Mina Salman port […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – Nov. 3, 2015

November 4th 2015

Volume 20 . . . Number 44. . . Nov. 3, 2015 STORIES COVERED In this issue: MM&P Holiday Closing Schedule TTD Unions Say: “Keep Maritime Out of Trade Deals, Protect Longshoremen’s Bargaining Rights and Boost Funding for MSP” International Longshoremen’s Association Endorses Hillary Clinton for President House Votes Overwhelmingly to Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – Oct. 27, 2015

October 28th 2015

Volume 20 . . . Number 43. . . Oct. 27, 2015 STORIES COVERED In this issue: MM&P in Executive Meetings With Military Sealift Command on Behalf of Bargaining Unit Members USNS CHOCTAW COUNTY Joins Fifth Fleet Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Gives Shout Out to America’s Labor Unions U.S. Shipbuilding Industry Slams Attempts to Link […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – Oct. 20, 2015

October 20th 2015

Volume 20 . . . Number 42. . . Oct. 20, 2015 STORIES COVERED In this issue: Maritime Labor Alliance Leadership Summit TPP Trade Deal “a Massive Sellout of American Workers,” Says Sen. Sherrod Brown Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Slams Attempts to Defund and Privatize the U.S. Postal Service Buy Union-Made Candy for Halloween! […]

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MARITIME LABOR ALLIANCE SUMMIT

October 16th 2015

Leaders of the six unions that constitute the Maritime Labor Alliance met to review the state of maritime labor in the United States and to establish priorities for the upcoming year. Topics of discussion included the need to protect the hard-fought successes of the most recent longshore contract campaigns on the East, Gulf and West […]

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​HOUSE SHOWS OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FOR MARITIME SECURITY PROGRAM

October 15th 2015

The House of Representatives on Friday voted overwhelmingly to support a measure authorizing increased funding for the Maritime Security Program (MSP). The provision, included in legislation to allow crude oil exports, would raise the amount that could be paid to each MSP vessel to $5 million per ship beginning in Fiscal Year 2017. During debate […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – Oct. 13, 2015

October 14th 2015

Volume 20 . . . Number 41. . . Oct. 13, 2015 STORIES COVERED In this issue: House Shows Overwhelming Support for Maritime Security Program House Nears Vote on Export-Import Bank Maritime Industry Educators Convene at MITAGS MM&P Participates in Meetings of Nautilus Federation Also: ITF Statement on Ankara Bombing EL FARO Family Relief Funds […]

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2015 September & October MM&P Magazine

October 6th 2015

The Master, Mate & Pilot The Master, Mate & Pilot is published six times a year by the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P). The articles in the magazine are copyrighted by MM&P. For reprint permission, contact the MM&P Communications Office: communications@bridgedeck.org. Download current issue: September-October 2015 NOTE: Internet Explorer users may experience errors […]

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