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2017

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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MM&P-CREWED OCEAN GIANT AT SOUTH POLE

February 7th 2017

The MM&P-crewed MV OCEAN GIANT traveled last month to McMurdo Station in the South Pole as part of Operation Deep Freeze (ODF), the Task Force Antarctica mission for the resupply of McMurdo. Military Sealift Command (MSC) has supported ODF, providing supplies and fuel to the scientists at McMurdo, since the remote outpost was established in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 7, 2017

February 7th 2017

Volume 22… Number 6… Feb. 7, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Federal Right-to-Work Bill Aims to Cripple Labor Unions U.S.-Flag Coalition Praises Customs Proposal to Tighten Jones Act MM&P-Crewed OCEAN GIANT at South Pole Senate Confirms Elaine Chao to Head Department of Transportation Coast Guard Announces Random Drug Testing Rate for 2017 Collision Off […]

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FISHING BOAT PASSENGERS FIND REFUGE ABOARD AMHS FERRY AURORA

January 31st 2017

Six people who had been thrown into the freezing water when their small boat struck an underwater reef received much needed help from the officers and crew of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) Ferry AURORA. The accident took place on Dec. 29 in Chatham Strait in southeast Alaska. The MV AURORA was at Tenakee […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 31, 2017

January 31st 2017

Volume 22… Number 5… Jan. 31, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Quick Thinking and Expert Shiphandling by Biscayne Bay Pilot Saves Two Lives Fishing Boat Passengers Find Refuge Aboard AMHS Ferry AURORA President Trump Freezes Hiring of Federal Civilian Employees Coast Guard Announces Launch of U.S. Maritime Advisory System-Global “Put People in the Debate […]

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