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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 1, 2016

November 2nd 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 44. . . Nov. 1, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S.-Flag Maritime Industry Salutes Masters, Mates & Pilots; Awards to President Don Marcus, MM&P-Crewed Ships The Cost-Benefit Analysis for “Autonomous Ships” Just Doesn’t Pan Out Also: Ex-Im Bank Is a Critical Source of Cargo for the U.S.-Flag Fleet: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 25, 2016

October 26th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 43. . . Oct. 25, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Welcomes New Affiliate: Panama Canal Tugboat Captains’ Union MM&P and IBU Call on State of Alaska to Hold Public Hearings on Alyeska Outsourcing Deal Russian Fleet, Shadowed by Royal Navy, Sails Down Coast of Britain Pirates in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 18, 2016

October 19th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 42. . . Oct. 18, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Big Win for MM&P Navy Pilots in Hard-Fought Legal Case USS MASON Responds to Missile Attacks by Houthi Rebels Kirby Tug Grounds and Sinks, Leaking Fuel Into Protected Waters of Inner Passage Second Flag-of-Convenience Ship Detained in Australia […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 12, 2016

October 12th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 41. . . Oct. 11, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew of SEAMAN GUARD OHIO Begins Third Year in Prison in India Jones Act Protects U.S. Maritime Interests, Customs Official Says Pilot Is Killed in Boarding Accident in Port of London Remembering Thomas J. Mackell Jr., a Champion […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 4, 2016

October 5th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 40. . . Oct. 4, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congress Approves Funding for Maritime Security Program Category 4 Hurricane Hits Haiti, Heading for Cuba and East Coast of U.S. Labor Groups Protest Treatment of Hanjin Crews, Denied Shore Leave in Seattle New Issue of The Master, Mate […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 27, 2016

September 27th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 39. . . Sept. 27, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maersk Group Will Split Into Two Divisions MARAD Announces New Medal for Somalia Operations MM&P-Crewed USNS SPEARHEAD in Multinational Maritime Exercise Staten Island Ferry Reports Big Jump in Number of Riders Plus: Celebrate Oktoberfest With Labor 411 Important […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 20, 2016

September 21st 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 38. . . Sept. 20, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congress Sinks U.S.-Flag Fleet: Ends Jones Act, Maritime Security Program, Cargo Preference Important Notice: MMC Limitations Plus: New Washington State Ferry Christened Challenger in Alaska Congressional Race Fights to Defend MM&P and IBU Jobs Maersk Plans Vessel Swap-Out […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 13, 2016

September 13th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 37. . . Sept. 13, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: China and Russia Hold Joint Naval Drills in South China Sea MM&P Government Fleet Rep Attends NOAA Change of Command Ceremony MM&P Magazine Now Online Also: Marshmallow Peeps Production Halted as Union Strikes Over Wages, Benefits News for […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 6, 2016

September 7th 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 36. . . Sept. 6, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New Study Shows Decline in Union Membership Costs Non-Union Workers $3,000 Year in Lost Earnings Hanjin Shipping Reroutes 79 Vessels in Wake of Bankruptcy Filing New Regulation Aims to Ensure Federal Contractors Respect Labor Laws World Maritime Day […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 30, 2016

August 31st 2016

Volume 21 . . . Number 35. . . Aug. 30, 2016 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: By Unanimous Vote, MM&P Members at New York Water Taxi Approve First Contract Matson Signs Deal With NASSCO for Two Hawaii Service CON-ROs MM&P Takes Part in Military Sealift Change of Command Ceremony Tropical Depression in Gulf of […]

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