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2016

Wheelhouse Weekly – November 22, 2016

November 22nd 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 47. . . Nov. 22, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Nautilus Federation Unions Establish New Legal Support Network for Mariners Federal Workers’ Alliance Unions Call for Full Funding of Federal Labor Relations Authority MARAD Issues Piracy Advisory for the Sulu and Celebes Seas Also: Kirby Marine Says Inner […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 15, 2016

November 16th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 46. . . Nov. 15, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: BP Chartered Ships in North Sea Called “Example of Modern Day Slavery” U.S. Maritime Coalition Urges Congress to Act on Export-Import Bank Pirates Kidnap Six Mariners Near Base of Abu Sayyaf Terror Group Also: Honeywell Lockout Continues Into […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 8, 2016

November 9th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 45. . . Nov. 8, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: It’s Election Day: Stand With Candidates Who Support Maritime Labor Trade Deal Opposed by Canada’s Maritime Unions Is Signed U.S. Maritime Coalition Urges Congress to Act on Export-Import Bank USA Maritime Website, Facebook Page, Up and Running Job […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 1, 2016

November 2nd 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 44. . . Nov. 1, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S.-Flag Maritime Industry Salutes Masters, Mates & Pilots; Awards to President Don Marcus, MM&P-Crewed Ships The Cost-Benefit Analysis for “Autonomous Ships” Just Doesn’t Pan Out Also: Ex-Im Bank Is a Critical Source of Cargo for the U.S.-Flag Fleet: […]

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MM&P WELCOMES NEW AFFILIATE: PANAMA CANAL TUGBOAT CAPTAINS’ UNION

October 27th 2016

Members of the Panama Canal Tugboat Captains’ Union–la Unión de Capitanes y Oficiales de Cubierta (UCOC)—have voted to affiliate with MM&P. UCOC Secretary-General Iván De La Guardia and MM&P President Don Marcus signed the affiliation agreement at an Oct. 19 press conference in Balboa, Panama. “This is an important day for both unions,” Marcus said. […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 25, 2016

October 26th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 43. . . Oct. 25, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Welcomes New Affiliate: Panama Canal Tugboat Captains’ Union MM&P and IBU Call on State of Alaska to Hold Public Hearings on Alyeska Outsourcing Deal Russian Fleet, Shadowed by Royal Navy, Sails Down Coast of Britain Pirates in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 18, 2016

October 19th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 42. . . Oct. 18, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Big Win for MM&P Navy Pilots in Hard-Fought Legal Case USS MASON Responds to Missile Attacks by Houthi Rebels Kirby Tug Grounds and Sinks, Leaking Fuel Into Protected Waters of Inner Passage Second Flag-of-Convenience Ship Detained in Australia […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 12, 2016

October 12th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 41. . . Oct. 11, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew of SEAMAN GUARD OHIO Begins Third Year in Prison in India Jones Act Protects U.S. Maritime Interests, Customs Official Says Pilot Is Killed in Boarding Accident in Port of London Remembering Thomas J. Mackell Jr., a Champion […]

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