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2019

Wheelhouse Weekly – May 14th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 20… May 14, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. Authorities Issue Maritime Safety Alerts Four Oil Tankers Attacked Off Coast of United Arab Emirates Ex-Im Bank, Important Source of Cargo for U.S.-Flag Ships, Will Again Have a Quorum Houston Ship Channel Closed for Two Days After LPG Carrier Collides With Barge […]

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ADMINISTRATION UPHOLDS JONES ACT IN FACE OF WAIVER REQUEST

May 9th 2019

A group of Republican lawmakers met with President Trump and Administration officials last week to address White House discussions regarding the possibility of waiving the Jones Act. The Jones Act is the body of law enacted to preserve U.S. independence from foreign shipping interests and maintain a ready reserve force for times of war or […]

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U.S.-FLAG FLEET SALUTES CONGRESSMAN CEDRIC RICHMOND

May 8th 2019

Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) was honored by maritime labor unions and U.S.-flag shipping companies at the Propeller Club’s annual “Salute to Congress” on May 1. Each year, the event honors a member of Congress who champions the American Merchant Marine and the U.S.-flag shipping industry. Richmond is a founding member of the Congressional Maritime Caucus […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 7th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 19… May 7, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Administration Upholds Jones Act in Face of Waiver Request U.S.-Flag Fleet Salutes Congressman Cedric Richmond Coast Guard, Still Dealing With Impact of Government Shutdown, Further Extends Credentials White House Meeting on Infrastructure a Good First Step, Transportation Unions Say Job Opportunities: Port Pilot […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 30th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 18… April 30, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Labor Alliance Pledges to Defend Jobs Threatened by Automation Insurers Warn of Risks of Incorrectly Declared Cargo Coast Guard Study Finds Serious Deficiencies on 30 Percent of Targeted U.S.-Flag Deep-Draft Ships Contract for Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter Awarded to VT Halter […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 23rd, 2019

April 24th 2019

Volume 24… Number 17… April 23, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New York Marine Society Honors MV GREEN LAKE Officers and Crew for Rescuing Seven in SINCERITY ACE Blaze New York Marine Society Honors Captain Morgan McManus Opponents of Plan to Build Stadium at Port of Oakland Crank Up the Heat Carnival Corporation Cited […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 16th, 2019

April 17th 2019

Volume 24… Number 16… April 16, 2019 STORIES COVERED Also in This Issue: Kudos to Officers Ryan Zwick and Jeremy Cunningham, Who Used “Stop Work Authority” to Resolve Cargo Plan Safety Issue “Beware the Silent Killer”: Coast Guard Issues New Safety Alert on Risks of Confined Spaces Freezer-Burned Food, 16-Hour Days, Wages of $250/Month: Unions […]

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2019 March-April MM&P Magazine Available Now!

April 15th 2019 ,

Download current issue: March-April 2019 In this issue: — Great news: Coast Guard finalizes seafarer terminal access rule. Also in this issue: — MAERSK ALABAMA hijacking ten years on; — maritime labor unions fight plan to build a stadium at the Port of Oakland; — new bill introduced in Congress to repeal the Jones Act; — […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 9th, 2019

April 10th 2019

Volume 24… Number 15… April 9, 2019 STORIES COVERED Important: Attention Maritime Professionals Also in This Issue: U.S. Issues Maritime Alert Regarding Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Matson Takes Delivery of KAMAINA HILA Automated Terminals Not as Fast as Those Operated by People, Consultants Say After-Effects of Chemical Fire Continue to Impede Houston Ship Channel […]

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