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2016

Wheelhouse Weekly – August 9, 2016

August 9th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 32. . . Aug. 9, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: General Dynamics-NASSCO Will Build First Six Lewis-Class Oilers for Military Sealift Command Also: New National Labor Relations Board Ruling Will Ease Organizing of “Temp” Workers Maritime Industry Says Good-Bye to Two Friends: Rep. Steve LaTourette, Fighter for American […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 2, 2016

August 2nd 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 31. . . August 2, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: ISH, Seeking to Reorganize as Stronger and More Competitive Company, Moves to Restructure Debt Also: Seafarers’ Rights Enforcement Campaign Planned by “Paris MoU” Countries Coast Guard Seeks Pilot Member for MERPAC Agency News: Coast Guard Streamlines Merchant Mariner […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 26, 2016

July 27th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 30. . . July 26, 2016 STORIES COVERED 86th MM&P Convention Coverage: 86th MM&P Convention Coverage MM&P International President’s Report Awards to MM&P Vice Presidents Speakers Focus on Strategic Alliances, Defense of Members’ Rights Nominations for MM&P Elected Office Tribute to MM&P President Emeritus Captain Timothy Brown Also in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 19, 2016

July 20th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 29. . . July 19, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: 86th MM&P Convention Now Underway Also: “Leave Maritime Out of Trade Talks,” International Transport Workers’ Federation Says New Five-Year Contract for Blue and Gold Ticket Sales/Customer Service Staff Plus: MM&P Welcomes Virgin Islands Port Authority Pilots News for […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 12, 2016

July 13th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 28. . . July 12, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Conventions Will Take Place July 18-21 Longshoremen’s “Global Day of Action” Spans Six Continents Maersk Group Considers Restructuring As Separate Companies Great Lakes Pilots Respond to Rates Lawsuit Important Regulatory Safety Updates: On-Load Release Mechanisms for Lifeboats […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 5, 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 27. . . July 5, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congress Clears Puerto Rico Debt Legislation, Leaving Jones Act Intact AFL-CIO Urges Strong Support for Maritime in Democratic Party Platform World’s Dock Workers Take Action Thursday to Highlight Role in Global Economy Positive Developments in Fight to Halt […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 28, 2016

June 28th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 26. . . June 28, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Battle Continues Over Plan to Outsource Prince William Sound Tug Escorts: MM&P, IBU Endorse Challenger in Competitive Alaska Congressional Race International Unions: “UK’s ‘Brexit’ Vote a Sign Europe’s Policies Have Fallen Far Short” Also: Panama Canal Expansion Opens […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 21, 2016

June 21st 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 25. . . June 21, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Industry Congressional “Sail-In” a Huge Success Transportation Secretary Appoints ILA’s Dennis Daggett and MM&P’s Don Marcus to Port Performance Working Group Nautilus and ITF Recover Back Pay for Crew of Flag-of-Convenience Ship Illinois Unions Continue Battle Over […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 14, 2016

June 14th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 24. . . June 14, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P and the IBU Turn Up the Heat in Fight to Protect Jobs, the Environment, in Prince William Sound Anti-Jones Act Amendment Dropped From Puerto Rico Relief Bill Day of the Seafarer Is June 25 Sen. Lisa Murkowski […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 7, 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 23. . . June 7, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew of MAERSK KENTUCKY Rescues 11 CMA CGM Launches All-Cash Offer for APL Parent Company Neptune Orient Lines MM&P and IBU: “Proposed Changes to Tanker Escorts in Alaska Threaten Jobs, the Environment” MM&P Member Talks With Press at […]

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