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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 20th, 2018

February 20th 2018

Volume 23… Number 8… Feb. 20, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Administration’s Budget Would Slash Critical Maritime Programs Protect Your Job: Take Action Now! HORIZON SPIRIT Completes Puerto Rico Relief Mission 12th Expeditionary Fast Transport Ship Will Be Named USNS NEWPORT Labor Board Under President Trump Accelerates Pro-Business Overhaul of U.S. Labor Policy Mark […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 13th, 2018

February 14th 2018

Volume 23… Number 7… Feb. 13, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Little or No Chance of Commercially Viable, Unmanned Ships by 2020,” Nautilus Survey Respondents Predict Transportation Labor Says White House Infrastructure Proposal Falls Short MM&P’s Panama Canal Affiliate Protests Safety Risks Pirates Release Panama-Flagged Oil Tanker Coast Guard Update: New Option for Submission […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 6th, 2018

February 6th 2018

Volume 23… Number 6… Feb. 6, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: APL To Replace C-11s With Newer Ships TOTE Cancels Plans for U.S. Mainland-Hawaii Service Maritime Alert for Port of Aden, Yemen Panama-Flagged Oil Tanker Missing Since Friday in Gulf of Guinea Transportation Unions: “One-Person Freight Train Crews Are a Recipe for Disaster” In […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 30th, 2018

January 31st 2018

Volume 23… Number 5… Jan. 30, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New Maritime Advisory for Gulf of Guinea New Maritime Advisory for Sulu and Celebes Seas Los Angeles Times Journalists Vote 248-44 to Form Union Coast Guard Information: Position Vacancies at National Maritime Center Random Drug Testing Rate for 2018 MM&P Members: It REALLY […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 23rd, 2018

January 24th 2018

Volume 23… Number 4… Jan. 23, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Unions Tell Congress: “To Be Ready in Wartime, Our Fleet Needs Support in Peacetime” DOT Drug Testing Expanded to Include Semi-Synthetic Opioids Advisories for Red Sea, Bab al Mandeb, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman Also: Trump […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 16th, 2018

January 17th 2018

Volume 23… Number 3… Jan. 16, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: OCEAN GIANT Heads to the South Pole Cost of Bringing Back Australian Tanker Crews Would Be Minimal, Union Says White House Plan to Freeze Federal Employees’ Pay Sparks Opposition in Congress Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks, Producing Large Oil Slick National Maritime Center Issues […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 9th, 2018

January 9th 2018

Volume 23… Number 2… Jan. 9, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Matson Plans End-of-January Sea Trials for CV KAMOKUIKI Crew of North Ferry’s MENANTIC Rescues Marina Worker From Frigid Waters of Shelter Island Sound Weeks Marine Welcomes New Hopper Dredge MAGDALEN Also: Two Corporations That Promised $1,000 Bonuses in Wake of Tax Cut Law […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 2nd, 2018

January 3rd 2018

Volume 23… Number 1… Jan. 2, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Military Sealift Command Accepts Delivery of New Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel Under President Trump, Labor Relations Board Moves Quickly to Eliminate Obama-Era Rules Rep. Elijah Cummings: “White House Must Release Details of Plan to Slash Size of Federal Workforce” Fatal Workplace Injuries in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 26th, 2017

December 27th 2017

Volume 22… Number 52… Dec. 26, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Holiday Greetings From MM&P U.S. Renews Maritime Alert on GPS Disruption Final Version of Tax Law Addresses Concerns Raised by Ports Congressman Steve Scalise Named “Champion of Maritime” Plus: “Remember the American Merchant Marine,” MM&P’s Mike Nickel Tells His Representative in Congress Also: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 19th, 2017

December 19th 2017

Volume 22… Number 51… Dec. 19, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Holiday Greetings From MM&P Trump White House Plans to Freeze Federal Employee Pay in 2019, Cut Holidays MM&P Congratulates New President of Inland Boatmen’s Union Marina Secchitano 355 Ship Goal for U.S. Navy Is Approved As Part of Defense Legislation Tentative CWA Deal […]

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