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2017

Wheelhouse Weekly – November 7th, 2017

November 8th 2017

Volume 22… Number 45… Nov. 7, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congressional Leaders, Labor Groups, Step Up Defense of Jones Act Navy Releases Report on USS FITZGERALD and USS MCCAIN Collisions Company News: Pasha Hawaii Continues Hurricane Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico Patriot Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence in Ship Management Interview With MM&P […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 31st, 2017

November 1st 2017

Volume 22… Number 44… Oct. 31, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew of USNS YUMA Rescues Seven From Small Boat in Distress Congress Rejects Efforts to Tie Disaster Relief to Anti-Jones Act Measures, Sends “Clean” Relief Bill to President Trump Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Calls for Eliminating Cargo Preference on Food Aid Friends […]

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The Truth About the Jones Act

October 30th 2017

Aaron Klein of the Brookings Institution writes in this insightful piece: “Understanding what is at stake with the Jones Act makes clear that it is not relevant to short-term disaster relief. It is relevant to a longer-run argument between competing political and economic forces. How this argument became part of the disaster response debate is […]

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MM&P OFFICERS ABOARD HORIZON SPIRIT IN PUERTO RICO RELIEF EFFORT

October 27th 2017

HORIZON SPIRIT has been deployed by shipowner Pasha to transport hundreds of containers of bottled water from the West Coast of the United States to Puerto Rico in support of hurricane relief and rebuilding efforts. Aboard the vessel on the humanitarian run are Master Thomas C. McCarthy, Chief Mate John J. Walkup, Second Mate David […]

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2017 September – October MM&P Magazine Available Now

October 27th 2017 ,

Download current issue: September – October The Master, Mate & Pilot is published by the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P). The articles in the magazine are copyrighted by MM&P. For reprint permission, contact the MM&P Communications Office: communications@bridgedeck.org. The magazine is in PDF format, and you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 24th, 2017

October 25th 2017

Volume 22… Number 43… Oct. 24, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Officers Aboard HORIZON SPIRIT in Puerto Rico Relief Effort CNN Report: Hospital Ship USNS COMFORT Sitting “Empty of Patients” MM&P Honolulu Rep Randy Swindell Mounts Spirited Defense of Jones Act in PBS News Interview Maritime Administrator Urges All of Us to Speak […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 17th, 2017

October 18th 2017

Volume 22… Number 42… Oct. 17, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Unions, U.S. Navy League, Marshal Support for the Jones Act Speak Out! Sign the “Defend the Jones Act Petition” Now U.S.-Flag Fleet’s Highest Award for Bravery to Houston Pilots McGee and Phillips Bloomberg News Reporter Finds MM&P Members at MITAGS “Well-Versed on the […]

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SPEAK OUT! SIGN THE “DEFEND THE JONES ACT PETITION” NOW

October 18th 2017

More than 8,500 emails have been sent to Congress in response to a grassroots campaign organized in defense of the Jones Act by the U.S. Navy League. Please go to the link below to send your member of Congress a message of support for the law that keeps the U.S. maritime industry afloat: http://tinyurl.com/NavyLeagueJonesActLetter

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 10th, 2017

October 11th 2017

Wheelhouse Weekly – October 3rd, 2017Volume 22… Number 41… Oct. 10, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Members Vote “Yes” on Affiliation With Panamanian Union of Captains and Deck Officers After the Storm: U.S. Allows Puerto Rico Jones Act Waiver to Expire MM&P Seattle Team Organizes “Safety Checks” on MM&P Families in Puerto Rico […]

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