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SUNY Maritime Seeks Master of the Training Ship

November 1st 2018

Responsible for safe and efficient operation of the training ship, facilitating the College’s deck and engine shipboard training programs and serving as liaison with various federal agencies. Complete information about the job is posted on the school’s website at: https://tinyurl.com/SUNYMaster This is a full-time year-round position. Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree; having served at least two […]

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2018 September-October MM&P Magazine Available Now!

October 25th 2018 ,

Download current issue: September – October 2018 In this issue: new study shows that cabotage laws like the Jones Act—far from being an exception as opponents would portray it–are currently in force in 80 percent of United Nations’ countries with coastlines; New York Water Taxi crew responds to “man overboard” situation; Alaska Marine Highway system christens […]

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USNS COMFORT DEPLOYS TO HELP REFUGEES FROM VENEZUELA

October 10th 2018

The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS COMFORT will leave Norfolk, Va., on Thursday for a four-month medical assistance mission in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia and Honduras. The mission is focused on assisting the flood of Venezuelan refugees fleeing into neighboring countries. The ship will carry about 200 military doctors, nurses and technicians from the United […]

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MM&P Members Welfare Fund

September 19th 2018

MM&P provides assistance to members in distress through various beneficial funds, including the MM&P Members Welfare Fund.  Click here to make a donation to the Members Welfare Fund by credit card. Thank you for standing in solidarity with your fellow MM&P members.

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2018 JULY-AUGUST MM&P MAGAZINE AVAILABLE NOW!

September 4th 2018 ,

Download current issue: July – August 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 […]

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BY WIDE MARGIN, MISSOURI VOTERS REJECT “RIGHT-TO-WORK” LAW

August 15th 2018

In a tremendous victory for organized labor, voters in Missouri last week rejected a so-called “right-to-work” (RTW) law. The margin of victory for the union side was 2-to-1. RTW laws prevent unions from charging nonmembers their fair share for the services unions are required by law to provide. In the run-up to the Missouri vote, […]

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​87TH MM&P REGULAR CONVENTION UNDERWAY

July 17th 2018

Delegates representing each of the union’s five membership groups convened the 87th MM&P Regular Convention on Monday, July 9, at MITAGS, the MM&P training institute, in Linthicum Heights, MD. The convention will run until Wednesday, July 11. Speakers on the first day of the proceedings included MM&P President Don Marcus and Secretary-Treasurer Steve Werse. “Every […]

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