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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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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 31, 2017

January 31st 2017

Volume 22… Number 5… Jan. 31, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Quick Thinking and Expert Shiphandling by Biscayne Bay Pilot Saves Two Lives Fishing Boat Passengers Find Refuge Aboard AMHS Ferry AURORA President Trump Freezes Hiring of Federal Civilian Employees Coast Guard Announces Launch of U.S. Maritime Advisory System-Global “Put People in the Debate […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 24, 2017

January 24th 2017

Volume 22 . . . Number 4. . . Jan. 24, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department Statement on Inauguration of 45th President Donald Trump Unions Call for Urgent Changes to Program That May Deny Americans Shore Leave in U.S. Ports Oregon TV Highlights Professionalism and Courage of Columbia Bar Pilots […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 17, 2017

January 18th 2017

Volume 22 . . . Number 3. . . Jan. 17, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S.-Flag Car Carrier Adrift in Gulf of Mexico After Crew Extinguishes Fire Transportation Unions Sue U.S. to Overturn Norwegian Air International Decision MLC “Crew Abandonment” Provisions Take Effect as 17 Mariners on FOC Ship Languish in Port of […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 10, 2017

January 11th 2017

Volume 22 . . . Number 2. . . Jan. 10, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Nautilus Federation Unions Launch New Legal Support Network for Members MM&P Calls for Danger/Hazard Pay for Civil Service Mariners Working “in Line of Fire” MM&P Pompano Hall Now Under Jurisdiction of Atlantic Ports VP Passenger Fined for Laser […]

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