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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 2nd, 2019

April 3rd 2019

Volume 24… Number 14… April 2, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Great News: USCG Finalizes Rule Implementing Seafarer Terminal Access Legislation The Hijacking of the MAERSK ALABAMA 10 Years On: Could It Happen Again? Migrants Commandeer Good Samaritan Ship; Maltese Soldiers Take It Back Plus: Maritime Advocates in Congress Want “Key Role” for U.S. […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 26th, 2019

March 27th 2019

Volume 24… Number 13… March 26, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Transportation Unions Call on Senate to Support Full Funding for Maritime Security Program Maritime Labor Alliance Unions Meet Houston Ship Channel Reopens in Aftermath of Chemical Fire Maersk Launches Biofuel Test in Context of Ambitious Environmental Goal Also: Unions Criticize White House Plan […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 19th, 2019

March 20th 2019

Volume 24… Number 12… March 19, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Transportation Unions Call on U.S. to Fund New Infrastructure and Improve Worker Safety AFL-CIO Opposes Both “New NAFTA” and “Green New Deal” Production Company Seeks Mariner Footage of Storms at Sea San Francisco Craft Brewery Workers Join ILWU Today: Offshore Membership Meeting in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 12th, 2019

March 12th 2019

Volume 24… Number 11… March 12, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S.-Flag Fleet Goes to Capitol Hill to Advocate for American Ships and Crews Capitol Hill Committees Hold Hearings on U.S. Maritime Industry New Measure to Repeal the Jones Act Introduced in Congress Administration Requests Full Funding for Maritime Security Program Also: Matson Christens […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 5th, 2019

March 6th 2019

Volume 24… Number 10… March 5, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Coast Guard Extends Credential Expiration Dates Again to Mitigate Impact of Shutdown Maersk Replacing Two Ships in the Maritime Security Program White House Announces Plan to Help Veterans Become Merchant Mariners Also: Striking Teachers in Oakland Win New Contract Job Opportunities: MITAGS-PMI East […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 26th, 2019

February 27th 2019

Volume 24… Number 9… Feb. 26, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Coast Guard Seeks Mariner Input on Examinations Wave of Teachers’ Strikes Continues New President/Secretary-Treasurer for Sailors’ Union of the Pacific International Transport Workers’ Federation Says Australian Company “Starving Crew” on Two Ships Mark Your Calendar: Membership Meeting March 4 for United Inland Group-Great […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 19th, 2019

February 21st 2019

Volume 24… Number 8… Feb. 19, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New Issue of the MM&P Magazine Now Online Maritime Labor United in Opposition to Plan to Build Stadium at Port of Oakland Congress Appropriates Funds for New Coast Guard Heavy Icebreaker Also: U.S. Fines Cypriot Ship Manager for Oil Pollution Job Opportunity: SEACOR […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 12th, 2019

February 13th 2019

Volume 24… Number 7… Feb. 12, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MV CAPE HUDSON Deploys in Support of Exercise “Cobra Gold” U.S. to Study Effectiveness of Transportation Worker Identification Card Program Key Congressional Posts for Maritime Industry Supporters MV OCEAN GIANT on Supply Mission for U.S. Antarctic Program Labor News: New Strike Vote by […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 5th, 2019

February 6th 2019

Volume 24… Number 6… Feb. 5, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Another Fire, This Time Aboard Singapore-Flagged APL Containership Military Sealift Command’s USNS YUKON Is in the News House of Representatives Approves Pay Boost for Federal Workers ILWU Members Protest Plan to Automate Los Angeles Terminal Job Opportunity: MLL Seeks Assistant Ship Manager Also: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 29th, 2019

January 30th 2019

Volume 24… Number 5… Jan. 29, 2019 STORIES COVERED Post-Shutdown Update: National Maritime Center Announcement of Jan. 29 National Maritime Center Announcement of Jan. 25 Also in This Issue: AIS Transponders on Floating Gear Create Risks for Ships in East China Sea More Australian Mariners Kicked Off Their Ships As a Result of Changes to […]

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