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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 11, 2017

April 11th 2017

Volume 22…Number 15…April 11, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Key Congressmen Urge Full Funding for Maritime Security Program U.S. Settles Largest-Ever Case for Violation of Jones Act Unions Slam Fines Levied on Australian Crewmembers Kicked Off Their Ship Somali Pirates Accelerate Pace of Hijackings, Kidnappings Job Opportunity: Maritime Deck Position Vacancy at National Maritime […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 4, 2017

April 4th 2017

Volume 22…Number 14…April 4, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Weeks Marine Launches New State-of-the-Art, Ocean-Going Hopper Dredge for U.S. Market Jones Act, MSP, Essential to National Security, USTRANSCOM Head Tells Congress AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department Urges Action on Short Sea Shipping ITF Arrests India-Flagged Ship on Behalf of Unpaid Crewmembers “Dockworkers in Madagascar Fired […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 28, 2017

March 29th 2017

Volume 22…Number 13…March 28, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Sen. Mazie Hirono to Receive Salute to Congress Award Blue & Gold Captain Al Lewis Meets the Press at San Francisco Ferry Christening International Transport Workers’ Federation Delivers Progress Report to Maersk Shareholders With Half of Washington State Ferry Masters Eligible to Retire, System Could […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 21, 2017

March 22nd 2017

Volume 22…Number 12…March 21, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Member Calls on President Trump to “Bring Back Jobs in the American Merchant Marine” Transport Unions Strategize on Administration’s Infrastructure Package Spain’s Parliament Rejects Plan to Phase Out Unionized Longshore Workers MITAGS Simulation Confirms Port of New York/New Jersey Can Handle Giant Container Ships […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 14, 2017

March 15th 2017

Volume 22…Number 11…March. 14, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Winter Storm Closes MM&P Boston and NY/NJ Halls, HQ, Plan Office White House Plan to Cut Coast Guard Budget Sparks Bipartisan Protests American Maritime Partnership Calls on New Administration to Strengthen Merchant Marine Maersk to Replace Two Maritime Security Program Ships With Newer Vessels Mine […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 7, 2017

March 8th 2017

Volume 22…Number 10…March. 7, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S.-Flag Fleet Converges on Capitol Hill for Maritime Industry Congressional “Sail-In” Rep. John Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Revitalize U.S.-Flag Maritime Industry Another Close Encounter for U.S., Iranian Ships Work Stoppages in Spain Over Plan to Open Ports to Non-Union Longshoremen Nigerian Pirates Release Crew […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 28, 2017

March 1st 2017

Volume 22…Number 9…Feb. 28, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jobs on the Line as Canada Weighs Plan to End Cabotage, Privatize Airports and Seaports Coast Guard Presents High Honors to Aransas-Corpus Christi Pilot New Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online ILA President Seeks Meeting With Members of Congress to Discuss Excessive […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 21, 2017

February 22nd 2017

Volume 22…Number 8…Feb. 21, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Russian Air, Sea and Missile Actions Seen as Test of New U.S. Administration STCW Implementation and Fatigue to Be Discussed at MERPAC Meeting March 22-23 Pirates Strike in Gulf of Guinea and Sulu Sea Very Important: New Contract Training Requirements for APL Maritime Plus: Watch: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 14, 2017

February 15th 2017

Volume 22…Number 7…Feb. 14, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: President Trump Signals Support for Export-Import Bank Coast Guard Honors Houston Pilots for Fighting Fire Aboard Tanker Port Hiring Decree in Spain Would Eliminate Thousands of Jobs, Unions Say Chamber of Shipping Accepting Entries for Safety Awards Explosion on Cruise Ship Kills Mariner in New […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 7, 2017

February 7th 2017

Volume 22… Number 6… Feb. 7, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Federal Right-to-Work Bill Aims to Cripple Labor Unions U.S.-Flag Coalition Praises Customs Proposal to Tighten Jones Act MM&P-Crewed OCEAN GIANT at South Pole Senate Confirms Elaine Chao to Head Department of Transportation Coast Guard Announces Random Drug Testing Rate for 2017 Collision Off […]

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