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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 14th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 20… May 14, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. Authorities Issue Maritime Safety Alerts Four Oil Tankers Attacked Off Coast of United Arab Emirates Ex-Im Bank, Important Source of Cargo for U.S.-Flag Ships, Will Again Have a Quorum Houston Ship Channel Closed for Two Days After LPG Carrier Collides With Barge […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 7th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 19… May 7, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Administration Upholds Jones Act in Face of Waiver Request U.S.-Flag Fleet Salutes Congressman Cedric Richmond Coast Guard, Still Dealing With Impact of Government Shutdown, Further Extends Credentials White House Meeting on Infrastructure a Good First Step, Transportation Unions Say Job Opportunities: Port Pilot […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 30th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 18… April 30, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Labor Alliance Pledges to Defend Jobs Threatened by Automation Insurers Warn of Risks of Incorrectly Declared Cargo Coast Guard Study Finds Serious Deficiencies on 30 Percent of Targeted U.S.-Flag Deep-Draft Ships Contract for Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter Awarded to VT Halter […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 23rd, 2019

April 24th 2019

Volume 24… Number 17… April 23, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New York Marine Society Honors MV GREEN LAKE Officers and Crew for Rescuing Seven in SINCERITY ACE Blaze New York Marine Society Honors Captain Morgan McManus Opponents of Plan to Build Stadium at Port of Oakland Crank Up the Heat Carnival Corporation Cited […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 16th, 2019

April 17th 2019

Volume 24… Number 16… April 16, 2019 STORIES COVERED Also in This Issue: Kudos to Officers Ryan Zwick and Jeremy Cunningham, Who Used “Stop Work Authority” to Resolve Cargo Plan Safety Issue “Beware the Silent Killer”: Coast Guard Issues New Safety Alert on Risks of Confined Spaces Freezer-Burned Food, 16-Hour Days, Wages of $250/Month: Unions […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 9th, 2019

April 10th 2019

Volume 24… Number 15… April 9, 2019 STORIES COVERED Important: Attention Maritime Professionals Also in This Issue: U.S. Issues Maritime Alert Regarding Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Matson Takes Delivery of KAMAINA HILA Automated Terminals Not as Fast as Those Operated by People, Consultants Say After-Effects of Chemical Fire Continue to Impede Houston Ship Channel […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 2nd, 2019

April 3rd 2019

Volume 24… Number 14… April 2, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Great News: USCG Finalizes Rule Implementing Seafarer Terminal Access Legislation The Hijacking of the MAERSK ALABAMA 10 Years On: Could It Happen Again? Migrants Commandeer Good Samaritan Ship; Maltese Soldiers Take It Back Plus: Maritime Advocates in Congress Want “Key Role” for U.S. […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 26th, 2019

March 27th 2019

Volume 24… Number 13… March 26, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Transportation Unions Call on Senate to Support Full Funding for Maritime Security Program Maritime Labor Alliance Unions Meet Houston Ship Channel Reopens in Aftermath of Chemical Fire Maersk Launches Biofuel Test in Context of Ambitious Environmental Goal Also: Unions Criticize White House Plan […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 19th, 2019

March 20th 2019

Volume 24… Number 12… March 19, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Transportation Unions Call on U.S. to Fund New Infrastructure and Improve Worker Safety AFL-CIO Opposes Both “New NAFTA” and “Green New Deal” Production Company Seeks Mariner Footage of Storms at Sea San Francisco Craft Brewery Workers Join ILWU Today: Offshore Membership Meeting in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 12th, 2019

March 12th 2019

Volume 24… Number 11… March 12, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S.-Flag Fleet Goes to Capitol Hill to Advocate for American Ships and Crews Capitol Hill Committees Hold Hearings on U.S. Maritime Industry New Measure to Repeal the Jones Act Introduced in Congress Administration Requests Full Funding for Maritime Security Program Also: Matson Christens […]

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