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MM&P FLEET RINGS EIGHT BELLS FOR CAPTAIN TIM BROWN

April 12th 2016

Family, friends, union officials and MM&P headquarters and Plan Office staff said good-bye Friday to Captain Timothy A. Brown at a funeral mass in Linthicum Heights, MD. Ships in the MM&P fleet rang eight bells in honor of Captain Brown, who led the Masters, Mates & Pilots as International President for 21 years before retiring […]

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MM&P MOURNS PRESIDENT EMERITUS CAPTAIN TIMOTHY A. BROWN

April 11th 2016

Captain Timothy A. Brown, 73, who led the Masters, Mates & Pilots as International President for 21 years before retiring at the end of 2012, died on Sunday. Generous, thoughtful and open-hearted, Tim was also a fierce defender of the working conditions of MM&P members and an adroit negotiator on their behalf. “Tim always cared […]

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NEW ATTACKS ON MARITIME PROGRAMS: STAND WITH MM&P!

April 7th 2016

As the political campaign season shifts into high gear, those opposed to the programs that support the American Merchant Marine are stepping up their efforts. Opponents of the U.S.-flag fleet will seize any opportunity to advance their own interests at the expense of our industry, the military and economic security of our nation and American […]

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2016 January – March MM&P Magazine

March 7th 2016 ,

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. Download current issue: January-March 2016 NOTE: Internet Explorer users may experience errors when opening the PDF from this page.  We recommend […]

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MM&P CELEBRATES NEW OFFSHORE EMPLOYER, TWO NEW SHIPS

February 16th 2016

MM&P and new employer Chesapeake Crewing have signed labor contracts for two new ships, a product tanker and a general cargo vessel, which have just been reflagged into the U.S. fleet. The vessels are the SLNC GOODWILL, a 2009 built 50,000-ton product tanker under a two-year charter with Military Sealift Command and SLNC CORSICA, a […]

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WEST COAST UNIONS PREVAIL!

February 16th 2016

The coalition of unions, MM&P along with the Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association (MEBA), the Sailors’ Union of the Pacific (SUP) and the Marine Firemen’s Union (MFOW), inaccurately dubbed “West Coast Unions” by American President Lines Ltd., have prevailed in their litigation to recover their crewing rights aboard the MV APL GUAM. In a decision released […]

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