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International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots


Tradition and Transformation

Your Shipmates Are Counting on You: Building a Respectful Maritime Workplace

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Resource Guide

The MM&P Women’s Caucus has published a resource guide to further its mission of effecting change to assure equal rights, respect and safety for all mariners and workers in the maritime industry.

The new guide, “Your Shipmates Are Counting on You: Building a Respectful Maritime Workplace,” includes links to organizations that offer help and support to those who have experienced bullying, harassment or discrimination, as well as advice on what actions to take in the event that you experience bullying or harassment, or witness others being bullied or harassed.

The USCG Posted a Report on Sept. 29, 2023




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More information can be found about MM&P on our About Us page, in our videos, and on our Membership Group Highlights page.

What is a Union?

A union is an organization formed by workers who join together and use their strength to have a voice in their workplace. Through their union, workers have the ability to negotiate from a position of strength with employers over wages, benefits, workplace health and safety, job training and other work-related issues.

Unions also serve and important role making sure that management acts fairly and treats its workers with respect.

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Recent News and Announcements

Wheelhouse Weekly, Feb. 20, 2024

Volume 30… Number 8, February 20, 2024 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Houthis Attack More Merchant Ships; U.S. Allies Beef Up Security Forces New Dollar Coin Honors Merchant Mariners’ World War II Servicep Labor Strikes Surged Last Year Also: Navy Introduces New Confidential Sexual Harassment Reporting Option

Wheelhouse Weekly, Feb. 13, 2024

Volume 30… Number 7, February 13, 2024 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Captain Delivers Weather Seminar While Under Way Construction Begins on Fifth New Maritime Academy Training Ship Turkish Pilot Dies in Transfer Accident Labor Market Grew 353,000 in January, Soaring Past Expectations Also: Houthis Target Marshall Islands-Flagged Cargo Ship News From the MM&P […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, Feb. 6, 2024

Volume 30… Number 6, February 6, 2024 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: CMA CGM Suspends Red Sea Transits After More Ships Targeted Pilot Associations Join MM&P in Dedicating Building on MITAGS Campus to Captain George Quick U.S. Navy Takes Delivery of First EPF With Added Medical Afloat Capabilities U.S.-Flag Great Lakes Shipping Up 6.5 Percent […]

How do I find a person or address at MM&P or a port office?

The Directory on our Contact page has a list of our leadership, headquarters departments, and the representatives at all port offices. Find it here: MM&P Directory

I want to share news or information with MM&P, what should I do?

A great place to start is by contacting the Communications Department. Email communications@bridgedeck.org

I am new to the industry – do you have entry-level training programs?

Check out the tab on our site Prospective Applicants. Also, MITAGS has provided the following link for their Maritime Apprenticeship Program is designed for entry-level mariners who have limited-to-no maritime experience. View more information about the program here: https://maritimeapprenticeship.org.