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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 21st, 2017

November 22nd 2017

Volume 22… Number 47… Nov. 21, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Seeks Pay Boost for CIVMARS as Military Pay Raise Bill Heads to President Trump Navy League: “Thousands of Letters Sent to Congress in Defense of the Jones Act” Port Operators Say Pending Tax Bill Could Increase Infrastructure Development Costs Maersk Line Appoints […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 14th, 2017

November 15th 2017

Volume 22… Number 46… Nov. 14, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Transportation Labor Leaders Reiterate Support for Jones Act Bill Adding Flexibility to Federal Retirement Plan Withdrawals Heads to White House New Uniforms Could Pose Health Risk to Some U.S. Workers, Advocacy Group Warns AP Moller Maersk Financial Results Show Impact of Cyberattack Citing […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 7th, 2017

November 8th 2017

Volume 22… Number 45… Nov. 7, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congressional Leaders, Labor Groups, Step Up Defense of Jones Act Navy Releases Report on USS FITZGERALD and USS MCCAIN Collisions Company News: Pasha Hawaii Continues Hurricane Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico Patriot Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence in Ship Management Interview With MM&P […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 31st, 2017

November 1st 2017

Volume 22… Number 44… Oct. 31, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew of USNS YUMA Rescues Seven From Small Boat in Distress Congress Rejects Efforts to Tie Disaster Relief to Anti-Jones Act Measures, Sends “Clean” Relief Bill to President Trump Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Calls for Eliminating Cargo Preference on Food Aid Friends […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 24th, 2017

October 25th 2017

Volume 22… Number 43… Oct. 24, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Officers Aboard HORIZON SPIRIT in Puerto Rico Relief Effort CNN Report: Hospital Ship USNS COMFORT Sitting “Empty of Patients” MM&P Honolulu Rep Randy Swindell Mounts Spirited Defense of Jones Act in PBS News Interview Maritime Administrator Urges All of Us to Speak […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 17th, 2017

October 18th 2017

Volume 22… Number 42… Oct. 17, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Unions, U.S. Navy League, Marshal Support for the Jones Act Speak Out! Sign the “Defend the Jones Act Petition” Now U.S.-Flag Fleet’s Highest Award for Bravery to Houston Pilots McGee and Phillips Bloomberg News Reporter Finds MM&P Members at MITAGS “Well-Versed on the […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 10th, 2017

October 11th 2017

Wheelhouse Weekly – October 3rd, 2017Volume 22… Number 41… Oct. 10, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Members Vote “Yes” on Affiliation With Panamanian Union of Captains and Deck Officers After the Storm: U.S. Allows Puerto Rico Jones Act Waiver to Expire MM&P Seattle Team Organizes “Safety Checks” on MM&P Families in Puerto Rico […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 3rd, 2017

October 4th 2017

Volume 22… Number 40… Oct. 3, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: The Maritime Labor Alliance Supports the People of Puerto Rico Four GOP Senators Introduce Legislation Calling for Permanent Jones Act Exemption for Puerto Rico “U.S. Tonnage Is Available, Local Infrastructure Is the Problem,” MM&P Tells the Media USNS COMFORT Sails to Puerto Rico […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 26th, 2017

September 27th 2017

Volume 22… Number 39… Sept. 26, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Eight Members of Congress Call for Year-Long Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico Hurricane Response Navy League’s “Outstanding Leadership Award” to Rep. John Garamendi Maersk Group Continues Strategic Realignment With Sale of More Energy Affiliates Australia Seeks to Pave Way for More FOC […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 19th, 2017

September 20th 2017

Volume 22… Number 38… Sept. 19, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jones Act Waiver Extended Second Category 5 Storm of Atlantic Season Churns Through Caribbean 2017 AOTOS Award for Bravery Will Go to Houston Pilots McGee and Phillips Export-Import Bank, Key Source of Cargo for U.S.-Flag Fleet, Moves Closer to Full Functionality Two More […]

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