MM&P Wheelhouse Weekly

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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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 16, 2017

Volume 22…Number 20…May 16, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New Administration Withdraws CBP Proposal to Close Energy Industry Jones Act Loopholes Acting Maritime Administrator Says More Mariners Necessary to Meet Sealift Requirements AFL-CIO: “Average S&P 500 CEO Now Makes 347 Times Pay of Rank-and-File Worker” Maritime Administration Issues New Warning on Piracy in Sulu […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 9, 2017

Volume 22…Number 19…May 9, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congress Approves Spending Bill, MSP Funding U.S.-Flag Fleet Salutes Senator Mazie Hirono SUNY Maritime Honors Schuyler Line Navigation Company America’s Fleet Too Small to Sustain Prolonged Overseas Military Operation, Says Defense Logistics Chief Plus: Autonomous Ships: Looking Beyond the Hype Also: Six Months On, Abandoned […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 2, 2017

Volume 22…Number 18…May 2, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congress Acts to Keep Government Open Maersk to Complete Purchase of Hamburg Süd by Year-End Bipartisan Group of Legislators Seeks to Restore Defense Travelers’ Per Diem Rates Staten Island Ferry Replacement Vessels Under Construction Union Mineworkers Win Permanent Funding for Retiree and Survivor Health Care […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 25, 2017

April 26th 2017

Volume 22…Number 17…April 25, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: North Korea Holds Live-Fire Drills, Threatens to Attack U.S. Aircraft Carrier Prestigious Awards to MITAGS-PMI and Two Houston Pilots AFL-CIO Calls ‘Buy American’ Order a Good First Step New Issue of MM&P Magazine Now Online Plus: U.S.-Flag Coalition Reiterates Call to End Jones Act Loopholes […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 18, 2017

April 19th 2017

Volume 22…Number 16…April 18, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Thoughts and Prayers for MM&P Member Following Tragic Accident President Trump Affirms Support for Export-Import Bank, Nominates Two Board Members Third Olympic Class Ferry Joins Washington State Ferries Fleet British Transport Unions Sound Alarm Over Safety Deficiencies of Cyprus-Flagged Ship Abu Sayyaf Terrorists Murder Fishing […]

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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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