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2018

Wheelhouse Weekly – October 16th, 2018

October 17th 2018

Volume 23… Number 42… Oct. 16, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew of USNS WALLY SCHIRRA Rescues Five Fishermen in South China Sea Bipartisan Water Resources Legislation Heads to President’s Desk for Signature Marriott Hotel Workers in Eight Cities Now on Strike Hurricane Michael Death Toll Stands at 19 Also: Don’t Forget Your Union-Made […]

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USNS COMFORT DEPLOYS TO HELP REFUGEES FROM VENEZUELA

October 10th 2018

The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS COMFORT will leave Norfolk, Va., on Thursday for a four-month medical assistance mission in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia and Honduras. The mission is focused on assisting the flood of Venezuelan refugees fleeing into neighboring countries. The ship will carry about 200 military doctors, nurses and technicians from the United […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 9th, 2018

October 10th 2018

Volume 23… Number 41… Oct. 9, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Hurricane Michael Expected to Hit Florida Panhandle Wednesday USNS COMFORT Deploys to Help Refugees From Venezuela U.S. Destroyer, Chinese Warship, Meet in Close Quarters in South China Sea Unions Skeptical of New U.S.-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal Amazon Raises Minimum Hourly Wage in U.S. to […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 2nd, 2018

October 2nd 2018

Volume 23… Number 40… Oct. 2, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Free Replacement of Credentials Lost Due to Hurricane Florence Maersk Implements New Guidelines on Dangerous Goods Stowage After MAERSK HONAM Fire NASSCO Shipyard Begins Work on First Vessel in Navy’s Fleet Oiler Program ILA Signs Six-Year Contract That Brings Labor Peace to Ports […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 25th, 2018

September 26th 2018

Volume 23… Number 39… Sept. 25, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jones Act-Type Cabotage Laws Are the Rule Worldwide—Not the Exception Congressman John Garamendi Named “Champion of Maritime” U.S.-China Tariff Fight Rages On Over Two Hundred Dead in Ferry Tragedy in Tanzania Coast Guard News: Merchant Mariner Credential Application Submission Guidelines Labor News: “Postdoc” […]

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MM&P Members Welfare Fund

September 19th 2018

MM&P provides assistance to members in distress through various beneficial funds, including the MM&P Members Welfare Fund.  Click here to make a donation to the Members Welfare Fund by credit card. Thank you for standing in solidarity with your fellow MM&P members.

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 18th, 2018

September 19th 2018

Volume 23… Number 38… Sept. 18, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: North Carolina Hurricane Response Rep. Brian Mast Named Chairman of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee Friends of Labor in Congress Seek to Overrule President Trump’s Plan to Freeze Feds’ Pay White House Levies New Tariffs on China Labor News: ILA Locals […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 11th, 2018

September 11th 2018

Volume 23… Number 37… Sept. 11, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Members at New York Water Taxi Respond to Man Overboard Situation U.S. Navy Seizes 2,521 AK-47s in Interdiction Operation in Gulf of Aden Coast Guard News Merchant Mariner Examination Working Group Update Environmental News: Maersk Lends a Hand to “Pacific Garbage Patch […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 4th, 2018

September 5th 2018

Volume 23… Number 36… Sept. 4, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Commendations to Officers and Crew of MAERSK DETROIT for Fighting Blaze Caused By Electrical Fault Tropical Storm Gordon Strengthens, Heads Towards Central Gulf Coast The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online Bipartisan Bill Would Reverse White House Executive Order on Administrative Law Judges […]

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