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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 13th, 2018

November 14th 2018

Volume 23… Number 46… Nov. 13, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Working People “a Driving Force in Midterm Elections,” Unions Say MM&P Government Group Members Overwhelmingly Approve Dues Increase MM&P Members Save Humpback Whale and Their Story Goes Viral Philly Shipyard Delivers First New Jones Act Containership to Matson MM&P Salutes Inland Boatmen’s Union […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 6th, 2018

November 7th 2018

Volume 23… Number 45… Nov. 6, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Members and Friends Honored at Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards Ceremony Matson Begins U.S.-Flag Service to Marshall Islands U.S. Maritime Authorities Issue Two New Advisories New ILWU Leadership Team Pledges to “Carry Forward the Union’s Progressive Tradition” Plus: MM&P Member Reflects […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 30th, 2018

October 30th 2018

Volume 23… Number 44… Oct. 30, 2018 STORIES COVERED Protect Your Future: Vote for Candidates Who Support the American Merchant Marine In This Issue: New Soo Lock Project Reaches Milestone, Can Now Compete for Funding New Issue of MM&P Magazine Now Online Human Rights Group Calls Seafarer Abandonment “a Case of Modern Day Slavery” Naval […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 23rd, 2018

October 23rd 2018

Volume 23… Number 43… Oct. 23, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Authorities Warn of GPS Interference in Area of Jeddah Port There Will Be No Delay in Implementing 2020 Sulfur Fuel Cap, IMO Says President Trump Signs “Save Our Seas” Act AFL-CIO Launches “Massive” Digital Ad Campaign to Promote Pro-Labor Candidates Hurricane Willa […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 16th, 2018

October 17th 2018

Volume 23… Number 42… Oct. 16, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew of USNS WALLY SCHIRRA Rescues Five Fishermen in South China Sea Bipartisan Water Resources Legislation Heads to President’s Desk for Signature Marriott Hotel Workers in Eight Cities Now on Strike Hurricane Michael Death Toll Stands at 19 Also: Don’t Forget Your Union-Made […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 9th, 2018

October 10th 2018

Volume 23… Number 41… Oct. 9, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Hurricane Michael Expected to Hit Florida Panhandle Wednesday USNS COMFORT Deploys to Help Refugees From Venezuela U.S. Destroyer, Chinese Warship, Meet in Close Quarters in South China Sea Unions Skeptical of New U.S.-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal Amazon Raises Minimum Hourly Wage in U.S. to […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 2nd, 2018

October 2nd 2018

Volume 23… Number 40… Oct. 2, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Free Replacement of Credentials Lost Due to Hurricane Florence Maersk Implements New Guidelines on Dangerous Goods Stowage After MAERSK HONAM Fire NASSCO Shipyard Begins Work on First Vessel in Navy’s Fleet Oiler Program ILA Signs Six-Year Contract That Brings Labor Peace to Ports […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 25th, 2018

September 26th 2018

Volume 23… Number 39… Sept. 25, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jones Act-Type Cabotage Laws Are the Rule Worldwide—Not the Exception Congressman John Garamendi Named “Champion of Maritime” U.S.-China Tariff Fight Rages On Over Two Hundred Dead in Ferry Tragedy in Tanzania Coast Guard News: Merchant Mariner Credential Application Submission Guidelines Labor News: “Postdoc” […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 18th, 2018

September 19th 2018

Volume 23… Number 38… Sept. 18, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: North Carolina Hurricane Response Rep. Brian Mast Named Chairman of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee Friends of Labor in Congress Seek to Overrule President Trump’s Plan to Freeze Feds’ Pay White House Levies New Tariffs on China Labor News: ILA Locals […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 11th, 2018

September 11th 2018

Volume 23… Number 37… Sept. 11, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Members at New York Water Taxi Respond to Man Overboard Situation U.S. Navy Seizes 2,521 AK-47s in Interdiction Operation in Gulf of Aden Coast Guard News Merchant Mariner Examination Working Group Update Environmental News: Maersk Lends a Hand to “Pacific Garbage Patch […]

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