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PRODUCTION COMPANY SEEKS MARINER FOOTAGE OF STORMS AT SEA

December 11th 2018

Keo Films, a television production company based in the United Kingdom, is reaching out to MM&P members in the context of a documentary it is developing for National Geographic on storms at sea. The producer of the show, Katherine Wootton, is interested in the unique perspective of men and women who work on the water, […]

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2018 November-December MM&P Magazine Available Now!

December 10th 2018 ,

Download current issue: November-December 2018 The Master, Mate & Pilot is published by the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P). The articles in the magazine are copyrighted by MM&P. For reprint permission, contact the MM&P Communications Office: communications@bridgedeck.org. The magazine is in PDF format, and you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open it. You can […]

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MATSON’S DANIEL K. INOUYE ARRIVES IN HAWAII

December 5th 2018

The Matson ship, named in honor of Hawaii’s senior U.S. senator, was on its maiden voyage as part of the company’s regular service connecting the U.S. mainland and Hawaii. MM&P officers, who crew all Matson’s vessels, were at the helm of the new ship. The DANIEL K. INOUYE is the first of four new vessels […]

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CHAMBER OF SHIPPING ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS TO MM&P-CREWED SHIPS

December 5th 2018

A number of MM&P-crewed vessels have received certificates of environmental achievement from the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA). Among the MM&P employers whose ships have been recognized for 2018 are American Ship Management, AMNAV Maritime Services, Marine Transport Management, Matson, Moran, Patriot Contract Services and Reinauer. The MV EDWIN H. GOTT and the MV […]

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U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS READIES TO BUILD NEW SOO LOCK

November 28th 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced Monday that it is moving forward with plans to build a new Soo Lock. The Corps issued a statement saying that it has formally allocated $32 million in the current fiscal year for the design and construction of the project. Construction will take place in Sault Ste. […]

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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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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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