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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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MM&P-Crewed USNS SPEARHEAD in Multinational Maritime Exercise

September 27th 2016

UNITAS is a multinational maritime exercise conducted to enhance security cooperation. It fosters teamwork and understanding between participating navies and public security forces. UNITAS was conducted for the first time in 1960 and has been held every year since then, making it the world’s longest running annual multinational maritime exercise. UNITAS 2016, which is being […]

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2016 July – August MM&P Magazine Available Now

September 13th 2016 ,

Download current issue: July – August 2016 This issue includes: MM&P convention coverage; MM&P President’s convention report; MAERSK KENTUCKY officers and crew rescue 11 fishermen; WETA approves five-year extension of contract with Blue and Gold; MM&P and International Boatmen’s Union blast proposal to outsource tanker escort jobs in Alaska; awards for meritorious service to three […]

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REMEMBERING MARITIME ADVOCATE HELEN DELICH BENTLEY

August 9th 2016

Helen Delich Bentley, a journalist, politician and maritime industry advocate, died Aug. 6 at her home in Timonium, Md. She was 92. In 2006, then-Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich renamed the Port of Baltimore for her as a gesture of appreciation for her efforts to boost the port and the city. Her start in the maritime […]

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REP. STEVE LATOURETTE, FIGHTER FOR AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION WORKERS

August 9th 2016

Former Rep. Steve LaTourette, who served nine terms representing Ohio in Congress before retiring out of frustration with partisan gridlock, died Aug. 3 of pancreatic cancer. He was 62. A moderate Republican known for seeking bipartisan compromise to promote the public good, he was first elected to Congress in 1994. He worked hard to advance […]

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86TH MM&P CONVENTION COVERAGE

August 2nd 2016

Delegates to the 86th MM&P Convention, now known as the Tim Brown Memorial Convention, welcomed a series of high-powered speakers to the union’s training institute in Linthicum Heights, Md., last week. They also deliberated a number of resolutions submitted by the members and heard reports from the union’s leadership team. The convention included a memorial […]

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