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2017 March – April MM&P Magazine Available Now

April 25th 2017 ,

Download current issue: March – April In this issue: — Blue & Gold Fleet christens first in a series of new ferries — Maritime unions and shipping companies lobby on Capitol Hill for the U.S.-flag fleet — Awards for heroism to three MM&P pilots — Rep. John Garamendi introduces bipartisan bill to ensure a portion […]

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WHITE HOUSE PLAN TO CUT COAST GUARD BUDGET SPARKS BIPARTISAN PROTESTS

March 15th 2017

Members of Congress are speaking out against President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to dramatically reduce funding for the U.S. Coast Guard. “The proposed reduction of the Coast Guard’s budget by 11.8 percent would directly contradict the priorities articulated by the Trump Administration, in particular the President’s priorities regarding enhanced maritime security needs and a desire […]

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2017 January – February MM&P Magazine Available Now

February 28th 2017 ,

Download current issue: January – February In this issue: – maritime unions defend American mariners’ right to shore leave – how to access the 24 hour helpline for members of Nautilus unions – interviews with Rusty Bradshaw of Weeks Marine dredge RN WEEKS and Frank Segree of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge HURLEY – […]

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MM&P-CREWED OCEAN GIANT AT SOUTH POLE

February 7th 2017

The MM&P-crewed MV OCEAN GIANT traveled last month to McMurdo Station in the South Pole as part of Operation Deep Freeze (ODF), the Task Force Antarctica mission for the resupply of McMurdo. Military Sealift Command (MSC) has supported ODF, providing supplies and fuel to the scientists at McMurdo, since the remote outpost was established in […]

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FISHING BOAT PASSENGERS FIND REFUGE ABOARD AMHS FERRY AURORA

January 31st 2017

Six people who had been thrown into the freezing water when their small boat struck an underwater reef received much needed help from the officers and crew of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) Ferry AURORA. The accident took place on Dec. 29 in Chatham Strait in southeast Alaska. The MV AURORA was at Tenakee […]

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