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DROP IN NUMBER OF U.S.-FLAG SHIPS THREATENS AMERICA’S SEALIFT CAPABILITY, MM&P SAYS

April 29th 2016

The shrinking of the U.S.-flag fleet threatens to undercut the commercial maritime industry’s ability to satisfy the needs of the Department of Defense (DOD), MM&P Chief of Staff Klaus Luhta told members of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security. Luhta presented testimony on behalf of the maritime […]

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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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