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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 25, 2017

July 25th 2017

Volume 22… Number 30… July 25, 2017 STORIES COVERED Breaking News: MSC Pursers Vote to Join MM&P Also in This Issue: Coast Guard Issues Reminder of National Extension Expiration British Research on Fatigue Confirms Risks of “Six-On/Six-Off” Watch System AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department Elects New Officers USNS LEWIS B. PULLER Converted to USS Also: Australia […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 18, 2017

July 19th 2017

Volume 22… Number 29… July 11, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Sen. John McCain Introduces Legislation to Repeal the Jones Act MM&P- and IBU-Crewed Tug GRETCHEN DUNLAP Helps Save Maersk Containership About to Run Aground in Alaska Maritime Security Program Funding Process Moves Forward House of Representatives Acts to Upgrade Ready Reserve Force Fleet […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 11, 2017

July 12th 2017

Volume 22… Number 28… July 11, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Nautilus Federation Legal Support Network Protects MM&P Members 24/7 We’re ‘All In’ on Infrastructure Investment–But Details Matter, Says AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department In the News: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers First Mate Aaron Kirk MM&P Magazine Now Online Union Members at AT&T Reject […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 4, 2017

Volume 22… Number 27… July 4, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Trump Administration Drops Plan to Increase Cargo Preference Requirement for Food Aid “No Food or Water on Board”: Flag-of-Convenience Operators Abandon Ships, Crews Maersk Contains Cyber-Attack Big Win for Longshore Workers in Spain Also: “Global Seafarer,” the Publication of the Nautilus Federation, Now […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 27, 2017

June 28th 2017

Volume 22… Number 26… June 27, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Rear Adm. Mark Buzby Nominated To Be Next Maritime Administrator Maersk Suffers Major Cyber Attack Big Corporations Applaud Trump Administration’s Changes to Labor Policy Investigators in UK Release Report on 2015 Mooring Line Accident U.S. Coast Guard: National Maritime Center Website Changes Also: […]

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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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