MM&P Wheelhouse Weekly

Wheelhouse Weekly – June 19th, 2018

June 20th 2018

Volume 23… Number 25… June 19, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew of USNS TRENTON Saves 41 Migrants Off Coast of Libya National Defense Authorization Act Would Provide Full Funding for MSP Federal Employee Unions Go to Court to Block White House Executive Orders New Paris MoU Report Downgrades U.S. Ships From “White List” […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 12th, 2018

June 13th 2018

Volume 23… Number 24… June 12, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: International Longshoremen’s Association Reaches Contract Agreement With East and Gulf Coast Ports Unions Slam Panama Canal Authority Plan to Further Cut Tug Crewing Levels Lawmakers Call on Trump Administration to Enforce Cargo Preference Laws Chamber of Shipping of America Recognizes Ships and Crews […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 5th, 2018

Volume 23… Number 23… June 5, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Nautilus to Shipowners: “Don’t Delay New Fuel Standards” Senators Demand Administration Halt Plans to Close Offices of Federal Labor Relations Agency Also: CNO Pilot Rich Willette Notches 4,000th Ship News for MM&P Members: Protect Your Jobs – Action Needed – PCF Needs Your […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 29th, 2018

Volume 23… Number 22… May 29, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Rep. Garamendi and Sen. Wicker Introduce Bipartisan U.S.-Flag Initiative Maritime Security Program Funding Advances ITF and IDC Pledge Support for ILA Members in Philadelphia Panama Canal Update: Panama Canal Tug Captains File Suit Over Safety Risks Job Opportunities: Hapag Lloyd Seeks Permanent Chief […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 22nd, 2018

Volume 23… Number 21… May 22, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: America Salutes Merchant Mariners on National Maritime Day President Donald J. Trump’s Official Maritime Day Proclamation Representative Rob Wittman Receives Propeller Club’s “Salute to Congress” Award Protect Your Job: Take Action Now! Also: Turkish Shipowner Says Explosion Aboard Bulker Was Missile Strike Maritime […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 15th, 2018

Volume 23… Number 20… May 15, 2018 STORIES COVERED Panama Canal Safety Stand-Off: Second Deckhand Injured in Line-Handling Accident A Tug Captain’s Day: “13 Hours on Duty, Including Six Hours Straight at the Conn” In This Issue: What Exactly Is an “Autonomous Ship”? Industry Has Yet to Agree on a Definition Sen. Bernie Sanders Introduces […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 8th, 2018

Volume 23… Number 19… May 8, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Tug Captains’ Safety Concerns Spark Government Investigation of Panama Canal Authority APL Announces Schedule for C-11 Replacements U.S. Maritime Alerts on GPS Interference, Cyber-Security Patriot Contract Services Commends Crewmembers Aboard Surge LMSRs After Abu Sayyaf Terror Threat, MM&P Members in MSC Pacific Partnership […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 1st, 2018

Volume 23… Number 18… May 1, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. and International Labor United in Support of Panama Canal Tug Captains ITF Hails ILO Move to Protect Wages of Kidnapped Seafarers ITF Calls Out Terminal Operator After Dockworker Seriously Injured at Port Botany A National Crisis: Every Day in 2016, 150 U.S. […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 24th, 2018

April 25th 2018

Volume 23… Number 17… April 24, 2018 STORIES COVERED Stand-Off on the Panama Canal: Panama Canal Authority Cuts Size of Tug Crews, Sanctions Members of MM&P Affiliate for Protesting Safety Risks Also in This Issue: Survey on “Wellness at Sea” Cites Fatigue, Excessive Paperwork, as Causes of Depression Mechanics Union Warned of Problems With Outsourced […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 17th, 2018

April 18th 2018

Volume 23… Number 16… April 17, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: USTRANSCOM Head Gen. Darren McDew Underlines Need to Strengthen U.S.-Flag Fleet New York Marine Society Salutes Ed Hanley of Maersk MM&P Expresses “Full Support” for Tug Captains in Panama Canal Safety Stand-Off International Maritime Organization Announces Strategy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Plus: […]

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