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2019 January-February MM&P Magazine Available Now!

February 19th 2019 ,

Download current issue: January-February 2019 In this issue: — crew of MV GREEN LAKE saves seven in car carrier fire; — MV CAPE HUDSON deploys in support of multinational training exercise; — MV OCEAN GIANT on supply mission to Antarctica; — another mariner dies on the Panama Canal as management continues to put profits before people; […]

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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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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 22nd, 2019

January 23rd 2019

Volume 24… Number 4… Jan. 22, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Government Shutdown Puts Maritime Security Program at Risk Coast Guard Personnel To Miss Second Paycheck Another Tragedy in the NEOPANAMAX Locks: Second Fatality in New Panama Canal Locks as Tug Crews Battle Exhaustion In Congress: New Senate Panel to Deal With Maritime Issues […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 15th, 2019

January 16th 2019

Volume 24… Number 3… Jan. 15, 2019 STORIES COVERED Update on Federal Government Shutdown: Coast Guard Adds Medical Certificates to MMC Extension Transportation Unions Call for End to Shutdown Labor News: Thirty Thousand Los Angeles Teachers Out on Strike Important: Seattle Traffic Warning for PMI Students MM&P Plans Administrator Patrick McCullough on Prescription Drug Costs […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 8th, 2019

January 9th 2019

Volume 24… Number 2… Jan. 8, 2019 STORIES COVERED Government Shutdown Continues: National Maritime Center, Regional Exam Centers, Remain Closed National Maritime Center Announces Shutdown Mitigation Measures Mariners Grapple With Shutdown Fallout Also in This Issue:: Crew of MV GREEN LAKE Saves Seven in Fire Aboard Car Carrier SINCERITY ACE MM&P Congratulates Newly Elected Leaders […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 1st, 2019

January 2nd 2019

Volume 24… Number 1… Jan. 1, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Happy New Year! Also: Government Shutdown Closes National Maritime Center, RECs President Trump Issues Executive Order Freezing Federal Workers’ Pay Government Employees Union Sues U.S. Over Shutdown Maritime Advisory on War in Yemen and Piracy Coast Guard Sets Random Drug Testing Rate Fishing […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 25th, 2018

December 26th 2018

Volume 23… Number 52… Dec. 25, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Holiday Greetings From MM&P Also: “Don’t Make Government Workers Political Pawns,” Transportation Unions Say Captain of Sunken Oil Tanker Ordered to Pay Massive Fine for 2002 Disaster News for MM&P Members: MM&P Federal Credit Union Celebrates Its 60th Birthday! Offshore Orientation Course at […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 18th, 2018

December 18th 2018

Volume 23… Number 51… Dec. 18, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Holiday Greetings From MM&P “Don’t Balance the Budget on the Backs of Working Families,” Transportation Unions Say Historic Victory for Striking Charter School Teachers in Chicago Greek Shipping Companies Guilty of Illegal Oil Discharges USCG News: Coast Guard Seeks MERPAC Members Coast Guard […]

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