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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 15th, 2018

Volume 23… Number 20… May 15, 2018 STORIES COVERED Panama Canal Safety Stand-Off: Second Deckhand Injured in Line-Handling Accident A Tug Captain’s Day: “13 Hours on Duty, Including Six Hours Straight at the Conn” In This Issue: What Exactly Is an “Autonomous Ship”? Industry Has Yet to Agree on a Definition Sen. Bernie Sanders Introduces […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 8th, 2018

Volume 23… Number 19… May 8, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Tug Captains’ Safety Concerns Spark Government Investigation of Panama Canal Authority APL Announces Schedule for C-11 Replacements U.S. Maritime Alerts on GPS Interference, Cyber-Security Patriot Contract Services Commends Crewmembers Aboard Surge LMSRs After Abu Sayyaf Terror Threat, MM&P Members in MSC Pacific Partnership […]

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2018 MARCH-APRIL MM&P MAGAZINE AVAILABLE NOW!

May 3rd 2018 ,

Download current issue: March – April 2018 In this issue: Maersk Kensington crew extinguishes fire in a cargo hold; three MLL ships report GPS interference in the vicinity of Port Said and the Suez Canal; results of the Nautilus Federation survey on autonomous shipping; news from the CNIC Pilots, the MM&P Great Lakes & Gulf […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 1st, 2018

Volume 23… Number 18… May 1, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. and International Labor United in Support of Panama Canal Tug Captains ITF Hails ILO Move to Protect Wages of Kidnapped Seafarers ITF Calls Out Terminal Operator After Dockworker Seriously Injured at Port Botany A National Crisis: Every Day in 2016, 150 U.S. […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 24th, 2018

April 25th 2018

Volume 23… Number 17… April 24, 2018 STORIES COVERED Stand-Off on the Panama Canal: Panama Canal Authority Cuts Size of Tug Crews, Sanctions Members of MM&P Affiliate for Protesting Safety Risks Also in This Issue: Survey on “Wellness at Sea” Cites Fatigue, Excessive Paperwork, as Causes of Depression Mechanics Union Warned of Problems With Outsourced […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 17th, 2018

April 18th 2018

Volume 23… Number 16… April 17, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: USTRANSCOM Head Gen. Darren McDew Underlines Need to Strengthen U.S.-Flag Fleet New York Marine Society Salutes Ed Hanley of Maersk MM&P Expresses “Full Support” for Tug Captains in Panama Canal Safety Stand-Off International Maritime Organization Announces Strategy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Plus: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 10th, 2018

April 11th 2018

Volume 23… Number 15… April 10, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Three MLL Ships Report Loss of GPS Signals in Vicinity of Port Said, Suez Canal Construction of New Matson Ships Underway “MM&P Members Adamantly Oppose MSC’s Two-Year Crewing Proposal,” Says Government Fleet Representative Randi Ciszewski Plus: New Autonomous Shipping Company in Norway Bucks […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 3rd, 2018

April 3rd 2018

Volume 23… Number 14… April 3, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Security Program Funding: With 2018 Appropriations Assured, Focus Shifts to FY ’19 International Longshoremen’s Association and USMX Report Significant Progress on Six-Year Extension Agreement After West Virginia Teachers Win Pay Rise, Educators in Other States Prepare to Walk Out Job Opportunity: Relief […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 27th, 2018

March 28th 2018

Volume 23… Number 13… March 27, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Kudos to Officers and Crew of MAERSK KENSINGTON for “Job Well Done” Congress Approves Full FY ’18 Funding for Maritime Security Program, Food for Peace SUNY Maritime to Receive Funds for New Training Ship Maritime Alert: U.S. Issues Alert on GPS Interference in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 20th, 2018

March 22nd 2018

Volume 23… Number 12… March 20, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Officers and Crew of MAERSK KENSINGTON Safe After Fighting Fire in Cargo Hold U.S.-Flag Fleet Heads to Congress to Advocate for American Ships and Crews U.S. Maritime Agencies Too Often Asked to “Do More With Less,” Key Legislators Say Jones Act the Linchpin […]

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