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2019

Wheelhouse Weekly – July 9, 2019

July 10th 2019

Volume 24… Number 28… July 9, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Security Program Funding for Fiscal Year 2020 Advances NMC, Still Dealing With Impact of Government Shutdown, Further Extends Some MMCs U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Will Receive 2019 AOTOS Award Rear Adm. Michael Wettlaufer Assumes Leadership of Military Sealift Command AFL-CIO Transportation […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 2, 2019

Volume 24… Number 27… July 2, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P General Executive Board Appoints Tom Larkin As New Atlantic Ports Vice President USNS SALVOR and USNS WILLIAM MCLEAN Recognized With 2018 MSC Maritime Excellence Awards Congressman John Garamendi’s World War II Merchant Marine Congressional Gold Medal Act Poised for House Passage Also: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 25, 2019

June 25th 2019

Volume 24… Number 26… June 25, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Tensions Between U.S. and Iran Grow After Downing of American Surveillance Drone Naval Forces Central Command Advisory Regarding Tanker Attacks in Gulf of Oman Port of Los Angeles Allows Test of Automated Equipment at Pier 400, Denying ILWU Appeal International Maritime Organization Approves […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 18, 2019

June 19th 2019

Volume 24… Number 25… June 18, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P International Secretary-Treasurer Steven Werse to Step Down Due to Health Concerns MM&P Officers on Hand as Matson’s LURLINE Christened and Launched House Committee Boosts, Extends MSP; Creates New Tanker Program In Commencement Day Address, MM&P President Congratulates Kings Point Class of 2019 […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 11th, 2019

June 11th 2019

Volume 24… Number 24… June 11, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. and Russia Trade Blame After Ships Pass at Unsafe Distance in Philippine Sea USCG Amends Radar Observer Refresher Training Rule, Loosening Requirements for Some Mariners MSC Hospital Ship USNS COMFORT Readies for Deployment to Help Refugees From Venezuela Growing Support in Congress […]

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JONES ACT

June 11th 2019

The Jones Act is the body of U.S. maritime law that guarantees that America’s domestic waterborne commerce will be controlled by American companies operating United States-flag vessels built in American shipyards and crewed by American merchant mariners. Enacted in 1920, there is a good reason why it remains a cornerstone of American maritime policy: no […]

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