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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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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 25, 2017

July 25th 2017

Volume 22… Number 30… July 25, 2017 STORIES COVERED Breaking News: MSC Pursers Vote to Join MM&P Also in This Issue: Coast Guard Issues Reminder of National Extension Expiration British Research on Fatigue Confirms Risks of “Six-On/Six-Off” Watch System AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department Elects New Officers USNS LEWIS B. PULLER Converted to USS Also: Australia […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 18, 2017

July 19th 2017

Volume 22… Number 29… July 11, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Sen. John McCain Introduces Legislation to Repeal the Jones Act MM&P- and IBU-Crewed Tug GRETCHEN DUNLAP Helps Save Maersk Containership About to Run Aground in Alaska Maritime Security Program Funding Process Moves Forward House of Representatives Acts to Upgrade Ready Reserve Force Fleet […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 11, 2017

July 12th 2017

Volume 22… Number 28… July 11, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Nautilus Federation Legal Support Network Protects MM&P Members 24/7 We’re ‘All In’ on Infrastructure Investment–But Details Matter, Says AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department In the News: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers First Mate Aaron Kirk MM&P Magazine Now Online Union Members at AT&T Reject […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 4, 2017

Volume 22… Number 27… July 4, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Trump Administration Drops Plan to Increase Cargo Preference Requirement for Food Aid “No Food or Water on Board”: Flag-of-Convenience Operators Abandon Ships, Crews Maersk Contains Cyber-Attack Big Win for Longshore Workers in Spain Also: “Global Seafarer,” the Publication of the Nautilus Federation, Now […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 27, 2017

June 28th 2017

Volume 22… Number 26… June 27, 2017 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Rear Adm. Mark Buzby Nominated To Be Next Maritime Administrator Maersk Suffers Major Cyber Attack Big Corporations Applaud Trump Administration’s Changes to Labor Policy Investigators in UK Release Report on 2015 Mooring Line Accident U.S. Coast Guard: National Maritime Center Website Changes Also: […]

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