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EMOTIONAL SEND-OFF FOR MV MOKU PAHU ON LAST SUGAR RUN

December 28th 2016

The officers and crew of the MV MOKU PAHU received a moving send-off when the final load of sugar from Maui left Kahului Harbor earlier this month. The departure of the MOKU PAHU–proudly crewed over the course of decades by MM&P licensed deck officers–marked the end of the era of sugar in the islands. Hawaiian […]

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2016 November – December MM&P Magazine Available Now

December 22nd 2016 ,

Download current issue: November – December In this issue: MM&P election results; Panama Canal tugboat captains union (UCOC) affiliates with MM&P. 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. […]

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WINNERS OF MM&P ELECTION

December 8th 2016

The winners of the MM&P election are listed below. The new administration will take office on Jan. 1, 2017. International President–Donald J. Marcus International Secretary-Treasurer–Steven E. Werse Offshore Group Vice President Atlantic Ports–Donald F. Josberger Offshore Group Vice President Gulf Ports and Government Affairs–Klaus Luhta Offshore Group Vice President Pacific Ports–J. Lars Turner Vice President […]

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MM&P WELCOMES NEW AFFILIATE: PANAMA CANAL TUGBOAT CAPTAINS’ UNION

October 27th 2016

Members of the Panama Canal Tugboat Captains’ Union–la Unión de Capitanes y Oficiales de Cubierta (UCOC)—have voted to affiliate with MM&P. UCOC Secretary-General Iván De La Guardia and MM&P President Don Marcus signed the affiliation agreement at an Oct. 19 press conference in Balboa, Panama. “This is an important day for both unions,” Marcus said. […]

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2016 September – October MM&P Magazine Available Now

October 5th 2016 ,

Download current issue: September – October In this issue of the magazine: Jones Act “essential” to protecting the homeland, security expert says; some thoughts on autonomous ships; MM&P United Inland Group employer Westar Marine celebrates 40-year anniversary; decline in union membership nationwide costs non-union workers $3,000 year in lost earnings; MM&P members at New York […]

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