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2017

Wheelhouse Weekly – March 21, 2017

March 22nd 2017

Volume 22…Number 12…March 21, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Member Calls on President Trump to “Bring Back Jobs in the American Merchant Marine” Transport Unions Strategize on Administration’s Infrastructure Package Spain’s Parliament Rejects Plan to Phase Out Unionized Longshore Workers MITAGS Simulation Confirms Port of New York/New Jersey Can Handle Giant Container Ships […]

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WHITE HOUSE PLAN TO CUT COAST GUARD BUDGET SPARKS BIPARTISAN PROTESTS

March 15th 2017

Members of Congress are speaking out against President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to dramatically reduce funding for the U.S. Coast Guard. “The proposed reduction of the Coast Guard’s budget by 11.8 percent would directly contradict the priorities articulated by the Trump Administration, in particular the President’s priorities regarding enhanced maritime security needs and a desire […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 14, 2017

March 15th 2017

Volume 22…Number 11…March. 14, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Winter Storm Closes MM&P Boston and NY/NJ Halls, HQ, Plan Office White House Plan to Cut Coast Guard Budget Sparks Bipartisan Protests American Maritime Partnership Calls on New Administration to Strengthen Merchant Marine Maersk to Replace Two Maritime Security Program Ships With Newer Vessels Mine […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 7, 2017

March 8th 2017

Volume 22…Number 10…March. 7, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S.-Flag Fleet Converges on Capitol Hill for Maritime Industry Congressional “Sail-In” Rep. John Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Revitalize U.S.-Flag Maritime Industry Another Close Encounter for U.S., Iranian Ships Work Stoppages in Spain Over Plan to Open Ports to Non-Union Longshoremen Nigerian Pirates Release Crew […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 28, 2017

March 1st 2017

Volume 22…Number 9…Feb. 28, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jobs on the Line as Canada Weighs Plan to End Cabotage, Privatize Airports and Seaports Coast Guard Presents High Honors to Aransas-Corpus Christi Pilot New Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online ILA President Seeks Meeting With Members of Congress to Discuss Excessive […]

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2017 January – February MM&P Magazine Available Now

February 28th 2017 ,

Download current issue: January – February In this issue: – maritime unions defend American mariners’ right to shore leave – how to access the 24 hour helpline for members of Nautilus unions – interviews with Rusty Bradshaw of Weeks Marine dredge RN WEEKS and Frank Segree of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge HURLEY – […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 21, 2017

February 22nd 2017

Volume 22…Number 8…Feb. 21, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Russian Air, Sea and Missile Actions Seen as Test of New U.S. Administration STCW Implementation and Fatigue to Be Discussed at MERPAC Meeting March 22-23 Pirates Strike in Gulf of Guinea and Sulu Sea Very Important: New Contract Training Requirements for APL Maritime Plus: Watch: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 14, 2017

February 15th 2017

Volume 22…Number 7…Feb. 14, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: President Trump Signals Support for Export-Import Bank Coast Guard Honors Houston Pilots for Fighting Fire Aboard Tanker Port Hiring Decree in Spain Would Eliminate Thousands of Jobs, Unions Say Chamber of Shipping Accepting Entries for Safety Awards Explosion on Cruise Ship Kills Mariner in New […]

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