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2019

Wheelhouse Weekly – January 22nd, 2019

January 23rd 2019

Volume 24… Number 4… Jan. 22, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Government Shutdown Puts Maritime Security Program at Risk Coast Guard Personnel To Miss Second Paycheck Another Tragedy in the NEOPANAMAX Locks: Second Fatality in New Panama Canal Locks as Tug Crews Battle Exhaustion In Congress: New Senate Panel to Deal With Maritime Issues […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 15th, 2019

January 16th 2019

Volume 24… Number 3… Jan. 15, 2019 STORIES COVERED Update on Federal Government Shutdown: Coast Guard Adds Medical Certificates to MMC Extension Transportation Unions Call for End to Shutdown Labor News: Thirty Thousand Los Angeles Teachers Out on Strike Important: Seattle Traffic Warning for PMI Students MM&P Plans Administrator Patrick McCullough on Prescription Drug Costs […]

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MM&P CONGRATULATES NEWLY ELECTED LEADERS OF PANAMA AFFILIATE

January 9th 2019

Members of MM&P’s affiliate in Panama–Unión de Capitanes y Oficiales de Cubierta (UCOC)—have elected a new leadership team. UCOC represents tugboat captains and associated vessel personnel who work on the Panama Canal. “The newly elected officers are dynamic and highly motivated,” said MM&P President Don Marcus. “They are ideally suited to protect their members in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 8th, 2019

January 9th 2019

Volume 24… Number 2… Jan. 8, 2019 STORIES COVERED Government Shutdown Continues: National Maritime Center, Regional Exam Centers, Remain Closed National Maritime Center Announces Shutdown Mitigation Measures Mariners Grapple With Shutdown Fallout Also in This Issue:: Crew of MV GREEN LAKE Saves Seven in Fire Aboard Car Carrier SINCERITY ACE MM&P Congratulates Newly Elected Leaders […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 1st, 2019

January 2nd 2019

Volume 24… Number 1… Jan. 1, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Happy New Year! Also: Government Shutdown Closes National Maritime Center, RECs President Trump Issues Executive Order Freezing Federal Workers’ Pay Government Employees Union Sues U.S. Over Shutdown Maritime Advisory on War in Yemen and Piracy Coast Guard Sets Random Drug Testing Rate Fishing […]

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