Yearly Archives



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:

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Wheelhouse Weekly – October 3rd, 2017

October 4th 2017

Volume 22… Number 40… Oct. 3, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: The Maritime Labor Alliance Supports the People of Puerto Rico Four GOP Senators Introduce Legislation Calling for Permanent Jones Act Exemption for Puerto Rico “U.S. Tonnage Is Available, Local Infrastructure Is the Problem,” MM&P Tells the Media USNS COMFORT Sails to Puerto Rico […]

Read more

Wheelhouse Weekly – September 26th, 2017

September 27th 2017

Volume 22… Number 39… Sept. 26, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Eight Members of Congress Call for Year-Long Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico Hurricane Response Navy League’s “Outstanding Leadership Award” to Rep. John Garamendi Maersk Group Continues Strategic Realignment With Sale of More Energy Affiliates Australia Seeks to Pave Way for More FOC […]

Read more

Wheelhouse Weekly – September 19th, 2017

September 20th 2017

Volume 22… Number 38… Sept. 19, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jones Act Waiver Extended Second Category 5 Storm of Atlantic Season Churns Through Caribbean 2017 AOTOS Award for Bravery Will Go to Houston Pilots McGee and Phillips Export-Import Bank, Key Source of Cargo for U.S.-Flag Fleet, Moves Closer to Full Functionality Two More […]

Read more

2017 July – August MM&P Magazine Available Now

September 14th 2017 ,

Download current issue: July – August In this issue: — Matson announces new U.S.-flag Marshall Islands service crewed by MM&P licensed deck officers; — MSC pursers vote to join MM&P; — victory for Brusco mates in 20-year battle to join in union with MM&P Pacific Maritime Region; — maritime unions meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary […]

Read more

Wheelhouse Weekly – September 12th, 2017

September 13th 2017

Volume 22… Number 37… Sept. 12, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Administration Waives Jones Act for Seven Days, Citing Hurricanes Award to LDO Bryan Stoots for Saving a Life in a Shipyard Accident Video Seeks to Raise Awareness of Plight of SEAMAN GUARD OHIO Crew International Shippers’ Council Publishes New Pamphlet on Lifeboats Risks […]

Read more

Wheelhouse Weekly – September 5th, 2017

September 6th 2017

Volume 22… Number 36… Sept. 5, 2017 STORIES COVERED Breaking News Hurricane Irma Heading Towards Landfall Replacement of Credentials Lost Due to Hurricane Harvey MM&P Members’ Welfare Fund Help for MM&P Plan Participants Who Have Lost Eyewear in Hurricane Harvey MM&P Houston Hall Closed Until Further Notice REC Houston Remains Closed Until Further Notice Also […]

Read more