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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 3rd, 2017

October 4th 2017

Volume 22… Number 40… Oct. 3, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: The Maritime Labor Alliance Supports the People of Puerto Rico Four GOP Senators Introduce Legislation Calling for Permanent Jones Act Exemption for Puerto Rico “U.S. Tonnage Is Available, Local Infrastructure Is the Problem,” MM&P Tells the Media USNS COMFORT Sails to Puerto Rico […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 26th, 2017

September 27th 2017

Volume 22… Number 39… Sept. 26, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Eight Members of Congress Call for Year-Long Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico Hurricane Response Navy League’s “Outstanding Leadership Award” to Rep. John Garamendi Maersk Group Continues Strategic Realignment With Sale of More Energy Affiliates Australia Seeks to Pave Way for More FOC […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 19th, 2017

September 20th 2017

Volume 22… Number 38… Sept. 19, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jones Act Waiver Extended Second Category 5 Storm of Atlantic Season Churns Through Caribbean 2017 AOTOS Award for Bravery Will Go to Houston Pilots McGee and Phillips Export-Import Bank, Key Source of Cargo for U.S.-Flag Fleet, Moves Closer to Full Functionality Two More […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 12th, 2017

September 13th 2017

Volume 22… Number 37… Sept. 12, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Administration Waives Jones Act for Seven Days, Citing Hurricanes Award to LDO Bryan Stoots for Saving a Life in a Shipyard Accident Video Seeks to Raise Awareness of Plight of SEAMAN GUARD OHIO Crew International Shippers’ Council Publishes New Pamphlet on Lifeboats Risks […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 5th, 2017

September 6th 2017

Volume 22… Number 36… Sept. 5, 2017 STORIES COVERED Breaking News Hurricane Irma Heading Towards Landfall Replacement of Credentials Lost Due to Hurricane Harvey MM&P Members’ Welfare Fund Help for MM&P Plan Participants Who Have Lost Eyewear in Hurricane Harvey MM&P Houston Hall Closed Until Further Notice REC Houston Remains Closed Until Further Notice Also […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 29, 2017

August 30th 2017

Volume 22… Number 35… Aug. 29, 2017 STORIES COVERED Hurricane Harvey: MM&P Community Expresses Support to Those Affected Houston Hall Closed MM&P Members’ Welfare Fund Also in This Issue: Maritime Unions Meet With U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary and Maritime Administrator Navy Suspends Search for Missing USS MCCAIN Sailors; 7th Fleet Commander Relieved of Duty […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 22, 2017

August 22nd 2017

Volume 22… Number 34… Aug. 22, 2017 STORIES COVERED Also in This Issue: Victory for MM&P in Long-Running Battle to Defend Mates’ Right to Join Union Ten Missing or Dead, Five Injured, After U.S. Navy Destroyer and Tanker Collide New Contracts for Members of the MM&P Pacific Maritime Region at Washington State Ferries and Crowley […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 15, 2017

August 15th 2017

Volume 22… Number 33… Aug. 15, 2017 STORIES COVERED Also in This Issue: Republican Study Committee Budget Outline Calls for Jones Act Repeal Rear Adm. Mark Buzby Sworn In as Maritime Administrator NOAA: “This Year’s Hurricane Season Could Be Most Active Since 2010” Watch: James Earl Jones on Nabisco Workers Fired When They Wouldn’t Accept […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 8, 2017

August 9th 2017

Volume 22… Number 32… Aug. 8, 2017 STORIES COVERED Also in This Issue: Senate Confirms Rear Adm. Mark Buzby to Lead Maritime Administration ILWU Ratifies Contract Extension Bahamas-Flagged Bulk Carrier Banned From Australian Ports Plus: Low-Wage Workers at Disney and Facebook Seek “Path Out of Poverty” Mark Your Calendar: Joint Offshore-Inland Membership Meeting in Seattle […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 1, 2017

August 1st 2017

Volume 22… Number 31… Aug. 1, 2017 STORIES COVERED Also in This Issue: Maritime Security Program Funding Clears Senate Committee Matson Announces New U.S.-Flag Marshall Islands Service Plus: IMO’s Highest Award for Bravery at Sea Goes to Houston Pilots McGee and Phillips Also: ILWU Says Members Set to Ratify Contract Extension New Measures To Improve […]

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