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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 2nd, 2018

October 2nd 2018

Volume 23… Number 40… Oct. 2, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Free Replacement of Credentials Lost Due to Hurricane Florence Maersk Implements New Guidelines on Dangerous Goods Stowage After MAERSK HONAM Fire NASSCO Shipyard Begins Work on First Vessel in Navy’s Fleet Oiler Program ILA Signs Six-Year Contract That Brings Labor Peace to Ports […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 25th, 2018

September 26th 2018

Volume 23… Number 39… Sept. 25, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jones Act-Type Cabotage Laws Are the Rule Worldwide—Not the Exception Congressman John Garamendi Named “Champion of Maritime” U.S.-China Tariff Fight Rages On Over Two Hundred Dead in Ferry Tragedy in Tanzania Coast Guard News: Merchant Mariner Credential Application Submission Guidelines Labor News: “Postdoc” […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 18th, 2018

September 19th 2018

Volume 23… Number 38… Sept. 18, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: North Carolina Hurricane Response Rep. Brian Mast Named Chairman of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee Friends of Labor in Congress Seek to Overrule President Trump’s Plan to Freeze Feds’ Pay White House Levies New Tariffs on China Labor News: ILA Locals […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 11th, 2018

September 11th 2018

Volume 23… Number 37… Sept. 11, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Members at New York Water Taxi Respond to Man Overboard Situation U.S. Navy Seizes 2,521 AK-47s in Interdiction Operation in Gulf of Aden Coast Guard News Merchant Mariner Examination Working Group Update Environmental News: Maersk Lends a Hand to “Pacific Garbage Patch […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 4th, 2018

September 5th 2018

Volume 23… Number 36… Sept. 4, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Commendations to Officers and Crew of MAERSK DETROIT for Fighting Blaze Caused By Electrical Fault Tropical Storm Gordon Strengthens, Heads Towards Central Gulf Coast The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online Bipartisan Bill Would Reverse White House Executive Order on Administrative Law Judges […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 28th, 2018

August 29th 2018

Volume 23… Number 35… Sept. 4, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Protect Your Job–Take Action Now! Government Employee Unions Score Big Win in Battle With White House Sen. John McCain Dies at 81 Rep. Duncan Hunter Indicted on Allegations of Misusing Campaign Funds Take This Short Survey to Help Fight the Criminalization of Mariners […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 21st, 2018

August 22nd 2018

Volume 23… Number 34… Aug. 21, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: LED Lighting Could Interfere With VHF-FM Radio and AIS Reception, Coast Guard Warns Full Funding for Maritime Security Program in Defense Authorization Bill Maritime Advisory on Naval Activity in Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman New AFL-CIO TV Ad Campaign […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 14th, 2018

August 15th 2018

Volume 23… Number 33… Aug. 14, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Federal Watchdog Agency Calls on DOT to Finalize Strategy to Halt Decline of U.S.-Flag Fleet Officers and Crew of MV MOKU PAHU in Emergency Food Aid Delivery to Yemen NOAA Forecasters Lower Atlantic Hurricane Season Prediction Huge Win for Labor: By Wide Margin, […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 7, 2018

August 8th 2018

Volume 23… Number 32… August 7, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Settles Three Washington State Ferries Contracts Congress Restores Long-Term Travel Rates for DOD Employees World’s Largest Maritime Training Exercise Comes to a Close More Government Employees Joining Unions As a Result of White House Anti-Labor Stance Reminder: Compliance With Regulations on Hours […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 31st, 2018

August 1st 2018

Volume 23… Number 31… July 31, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jones Act Again in the Crosshairs as Anti-U.S.-Flag Group Announces New Plan of Attack APL’S PRESIDENT KENNEDY Makes Maiden Call at Port of Yokohama Senate and House Approve Bill to Implement Maritime Safety Recommendations Another Edison Chouest Tug Involved in Accident in Prince […]

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