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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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MSC DISTINGUISHED CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD TO MM&P MEMBER JAMES DOLAN

January 11th 2017

Military Sealift Command (MSC) has recognized Captain James Dolan for “outstanding integrity, development, interest in the seafaring profession” and performance over the course of his career. Dolan, a member of the MM&P Federal Employees Membership Group (FEMG), has sailed as master for MSC for the past 26 years and on the underway replenishment oiler USNS […]

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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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