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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 20, 2017

June 21st 2017

Volume 22… Number 25… June 20, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Advisory on Waterborne Explosive Devices in Southern Red Sea Seven Dead in Collision Between U.S. Destroyer and Philippine-Flagged Container Ship False “Dirty Bomb” Scare Leads to Temporary Closing of Port of Charleston Europe-Wide Port Strike Called for June 29 in Support of […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 13, 2017

June 13th 2017

Volume 22… Number 24… June 13, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Offshore Shipping/Work Rules Ballot Count Results Newest Washington State Ferry Sets Sail Day of the Seafarer 2017 New Fire Training Facilities in Seattle for MATES Trust and Tuition Students Update on Ocean “Garbage Patch” Cleanup Mark Your Calendar: Membership Meeting on Thursday, June […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 6, 2017

Volume 22…Number 23…June 6, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Saluting Merchant Mariners on D-Day Unions, U.S.-Flag Shipping Companies, Work to Secure Funding for Maritime Programs Maersk to Replace MAERSK CALIFORNIA and MAERSK WISCONSIN With Two Newer Ships Despite Coroner’s Ruling in “Death Ship” Case, Australia Still Refuses to Tighten Oversight of FOC Ships Also: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 30, 2017

Volume 22…Number 22…May 30, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Memorial Day: America Remembers and Honors Fallen Warriors Trump Administration Budget Requests Just $210 Million for Maritime Security Program NOAA Expects Five to Nine Atlantic Hurricanes in “Above Average Season” World War II Merchant Mariners on Capitol Hill to Educate, Push for Compensation Maritime Industry […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 23, 2017

Volume 22…Number 21…May 23, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: America Honors Professional Mariners on National Maritime Day AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department Salutes U.S. Mariners, Port Workers Matson Fleet Now Boasts “Cleanest Vessels Operating in Alaska” DOD Employees “Less Willing to Volunteer” for Long-Term Travel Since Agency Slashed Reimbursement Rates Also: Grad Students’ Organizing Campaigns […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 16, 2017

Volume 22…Number 20…May 16, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New Administration Withdraws CBP Proposal to Close Energy Industry Jones Act Loopholes Acting Maritime Administrator Says More Mariners Necessary to Meet Sealift Requirements AFL-CIO: “Average S&P 500 CEO Now Makes 347 Times Pay of Rank-and-File Worker” Maritime Administration Issues New Warning on Piracy in Sulu […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 9, 2017

Volume 22…Number 19…May 9, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congress Approves Spending Bill, MSP Funding U.S.-Flag Fleet Salutes Senator Mazie Hirono SUNY Maritime Honors Schuyler Line Navigation Company America’s Fleet Too Small to Sustain Prolonged Overseas Military Operation, Says Defense Logistics Chief Plus: Autonomous Ships: Looking Beyond the Hype Also: Six Months On, Abandoned […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 2, 2017

Volume 22…Number 18…May 2, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congress Acts to Keep Government Open Maersk to Complete Purchase of Hamburg Süd by Year-End Bipartisan Group of Legislators Seeks to Restore Defense Travelers’ Per Diem Rates Staten Island Ferry Replacement Vessels Under Construction Union Mineworkers Win Permanent Funding for Retiree and Survivor Health Care […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 25, 2017

April 26th 2017

Volume 22…Number 17…April 25, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: North Korea Holds Live-Fire Drills, Threatens to Attack U.S. Aircraft Carrier Prestigious Awards to MITAGS-PMI and Two Houston Pilots AFL-CIO Calls ‘Buy American’ Order a Good First Step New Issue of MM&P Magazine Now Online Plus: U.S.-Flag Coalition Reiterates Call to End Jones Act Loopholes […]

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2017 March – April MM&P Magazine Available Now

April 25th 2017 ,

Download current issue: March – April In this issue: — Blue & Gold Fleet christens first in a series of new ferries — Maritime unions and shipping companies lobby on Capitol Hill for the U.S.-flag fleet — Awards for heroism to three MM&P pilots — Rep. John Garamendi introduces bipartisan bill to ensure a portion […]

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