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2018

Wheelhouse Weekly – November 27th, 2018

November 28th 2018

Volume 23… Number 48… Nov. 27, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Kudos to Sandy Hook Pilots’ Boat Crews for Recovery Operation in Extreme Weather U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Readies to Build New Soo Lock Congressman John Garamendi: “Jones Act Essential to U.S. Economy and War Fighting Capacity” Tensions High on Black Sea After […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 20th, 2018

November 21st 2018

Volume 23… Number 47… Nov. 20, 2018 STORIES COVERED Holiday Greetings: Happy Thanksgiving! Coast Guard News: Coast Guard Requests Comments on Draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual Important Reminder on Filling Out Application for a TWIC Also in This Issue: Asia’s Top Seafaring Nations Call for “Fair Treatment of Seafarers” in the Event of a Maritime […]

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MM&P MEMBERS SAVE HUMPBACK WHALE AND THEIR STORY GOES VIRAL

November 15th 2018

Two MM&P members who saved a humpback whale entangled in ropes were interviewed on Nov. 8 by Ellen Degeneres for The Ellen Show. “I love heroes like this,” Degeneres said in introducing the two, Sam Synstelien and Nick Taron, friends who were out fishing when the incident occurred. “They risked their own lives to save […]

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MM&P GOVERNMENT GROUP MEMBERS OVERWHELMINGLY APPROVE DUES INCREASE

November 14th 2018

By a large margin, members of the MM&P Federal Employees Membership Group (FEMG) have approved a dues increase. The votes were counted Nov. 13 at MM&P headquarters in the presence of Ballot Committee members Laura Hammond and Matt Nettleton, MM&P International Secretary-Treasurer Steve Werse and Government Group Representative Randi Ciszewski. “FEMG members expressed strong support […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 13th, 2018

November 14th 2018

Volume 23… Number 46… Nov. 13, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Working People “a Driving Force in Midterm Elections,” Unions Say MM&P Government Group Members Overwhelmingly Approve Dues Increase MM&P Members Save Humpback Whale and Their Story Goes Viral Philly Shipyard Delivers First New Jones Act Containership to Matson MM&P Salutes Inland Boatmen’s Union […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 6th, 2018

November 7th 2018

Volume 23… Number 45… Nov. 6, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Members and Friends Honored at Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards Ceremony Matson Begins U.S.-Flag Service to Marshall Islands U.S. Maritime Authorities Issue Two New Advisories New ILWU Leadership Team Pledges to “Carry Forward the Union’s Progressive Tradition” Plus: MM&P Member Reflects […]

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SUNY Maritime Seeks Maritime Transportation Instructor and Relief Master

November 1st 2018

As Lecturer, expectations include preparing and delivering lectures to students during the academic year. The duties include but are not limited to compiling, administering, grading exams and stimulating classroom discussions. In the capacity of relief captain, the successful incumbent will have command of the Empire State Training Ship as a relief to the current master […]

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SUNY Maritime Seeks Master of the Training Ship

November 1st 2018

Responsible for safe and efficient operation of the training ship, facilitating the College’s deck and engine shipboard training programs and serving as liaison with various federal agencies. Complete information about the job is posted on the school’s website at: https://tinyurl.com/SUNYMaster This is a full-time year-round position. Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree; having served at least two […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 30th, 2018

October 30th 2018

Volume 23… Number 44… Oct. 30, 2018 STORIES COVERED Protect Your Future: Vote for Candidates Who Support the American Merchant Marine In This Issue: New Soo Lock Project Reaches Milestone, Can Now Compete for Funding New Issue of MM&P Magazine Now Online Human Rights Group Calls Seafarer Abandonment “a Case of Modern Day Slavery” Naval […]

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