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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 16, 2017

Volume 22…Number 20…May 16, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New Administration Withdraws CBP Proposal to Close Energy Industry Jones Act Loopholes Acting Maritime Administrator Says More Mariners Necessary to Meet Sealift Requirements AFL-CIO: “Average S&P 500 CEO Now Makes 347 Times Pay of Rank-and-File Worker” Maritime Administration Issues New Warning on Piracy in Sulu […]

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May 12th 2017

Equipment manufacturers continue to tout the potential of unmanned, “autonomous” vessels. The first autonomous ship, a robot offshore supply vessel, is scheduled to be tested in a Norwegian fjord later this year. So is it realistic to think that in the short-term or even in the medium-term, unmanned ships will be a viable alternative to […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 9, 2017

Volume 22…Number 19…May 9, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congress Approves Spending Bill, MSP Funding U.S.-Flag Fleet Salutes Senator Mazie Hirono SUNY Maritime Honors Schuyler Line Navigation Company America’s Fleet Too Small to Sustain Prolonged Overseas Military Operation, Says Defense Logistics Chief Plus: Autonomous Ships: Looking Beyond the Hype Also: Six Months On, Abandoned […]

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May 3rd 2017

This is the new edition of “Global Seafarer,” the publication of the Nautilus Federation. MM&P is part of the Nautilus Federation, an international union partnership that works to ensure that the interests of licensed officers receive due attention at forums such as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Labor Organization (ILO). In this […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 2, 2017

Volume 22…Number 18…May 2, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congress Acts to Keep Government Open Maersk to Complete Purchase of Hamburg Süd by Year-End Bipartisan Group of Legislators Seeks to Restore Defense Travelers’ Per Diem Rates Staten Island Ferry Replacement Vessels Under Construction Union Mineworkers Win Permanent Funding for Retiree and Survivor Health Care […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 25, 2017

April 26th 2017

Volume 22…Number 17…April 25, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: North Korea Holds Live-Fire Drills, Threatens to Attack U.S. Aircraft Carrier Prestigious Awards to MITAGS-PMI and Two Houston Pilots AFL-CIO Calls ‘Buy American’ Order a Good First Step New Issue of MM&P Magazine Now Online Plus: U.S.-Flag Coalition Reiterates Call to End Jones Act Loopholes […]

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2017 March – April MM&P Magazine Available Now

April 25th 2017 ,

Download current issue: March – April In this issue: — Blue & Gold Fleet christens first in a series of new ferries — Maritime unions and shipping companies lobby on Capitol Hill for the U.S.-flag fleet — Awards for heroism to three MM&P pilots — Rep. John Garamendi introduces bipartisan bill to ensure a portion […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 18, 2017

April 19th 2017

Volume 22…Number 16…April 18, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Thoughts and Prayers for MM&P Member Following Tragic Accident President Trump Affirms Support for Export-Import Bank, Nominates Two Board Members Third Olympic Class Ferry Joins Washington State Ferries Fleet British Transport Unions Sound Alarm Over Safety Deficiencies of Cyprus-Flagged Ship Abu Sayyaf Terrorists Murder Fishing […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 11, 2017

April 11th 2017

Volume 22…Number 15…April 11, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Key Congressmen Urge Full Funding for Maritime Security Program U.S. Settles Largest-Ever Case for Violation of Jones Act Unions Slam Fines Levied on Australian Crewmembers Kicked Off Their Ship Somali Pirates Accelerate Pace of Hijackings, Kidnappings Job Opportunity: Maritime Deck Position Vacancy at National Maritime […]

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