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2019

Wheelhouse Weekly – December 24th, 2019

December 26th 2019

Volume 24… Number 51… Dec. 24, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Government Funding Bill Good News for Maritime Anti-Jones Act Legislation Introduced Mariner Gold Medal Bill Advances Pirates Release 19 Members of Supertanker Crew Plus: Crew of MAERSK KINLOSS Saves Iranian Mariners Adrift in a Plastic Tank News for MM&P Members: MM&P Closing Schedule […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 17th, 2019

December 18th 2019

Volume 24… Number 50… Dec. 17, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: World War II Mariner Legislation Clears Major Hurdle CIVMARS Aboard USNS SALVOR, Navy Divers, Free Grounded Passenger Vessel in Micronesia In Mass Abduction, Pirates Kidnap 20 Off Coast of Togo Coast Guard News: Update to Qualified Assessor Requirements Most New York Waterway Ferries […]

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AFL-CIO ENDORSES NEW TRADE DEAL AFTER NEGOTIATING MAJOR CHANGES TO PROTECT US WORKERS

December 11th 2019

Democrats in the House of Representatives said today that they had reached an agreement with the administration to enhance labor and enforcement provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, thus securing the support of the AFL-CIO. “Make no mistake, we demanded a trade deal that benefits workers and fought every single day to negotiate that deal,” […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 10th, 2019

December 11th 2019

Volume 24… Number 49… Dec. 10, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: House, Senate Agree To Extend and Enhance Maritime Security Program AFL-CIO Endorses New Trade Deal After Negotiating Major Changes to Protect US Workers MAERSK COLUMBUS Assists in Search and Rescue Operation Off Spanish Coast New Issue of MM&P Magazine Now Online Help Push […]

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2019 NOVEMBER – DECEMBER MM&P MAGAZINE AVAILABLE NOW!

December 9th 2019 ,

Download current issue: November – December 2019 In this issue: Alaska study shows privatization “not feasible” for most ferry routes; crews of Maersk Columbus, Maersk Kinloss and USNS Salvor commended for rescue operations; three mariners bid farewell to a ship and to life at sea; Maritime Labor Alliance opposes waterfront ballpark in Oakland; 88th MM&P Convention […]

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MARITIME JOBS AT RISK

December 5th 2019

They attack us. They attack our programs. They attack our supporters. One thing we can say about our opponents: They never give up. Now, these so-called “free trade” groups are vowing to repeal the Jones Act before June 2020, its 100th anniversary. Their allies in government are fighting to circumvent the U.S.-flag cargo preference requirements […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 3rd, 2019

December 4th 2019

Volume 24… Number 48… Dec. 3, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P’s Steve Werse and Tim Ferrie To Be Honored by Seafarers’ International House Business Media Outlet Forbes Interviews GREEN LAKE Master for Thanksgiving-Themed Article Los Angeles Times: “Dive Boat on Which 34 Died Was Exempt From Some USCG Safety Rules” AFL-CIO: “European Companies […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 26th, 2019

November 27th 2019

Volume 24… Number 47… Nov. 26, 2019 Happy Thanksgiving! MM&P wishes all readers of The Wheelhouse Weekly, their families and friends, at sea and ashore, a Happy Thanksgiving filled with good food and good times. In This Issue: Download the New MM&P App Today! Funding Legislation Extends MSP Payments IMO Commends MV GREEN LAKE Crew […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 19th, 2019

November 19th 2019

Volume 24… Number 46… Nov. 19, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: NOAA To Stop Producing Traditional Paper Charts Military Sealift Command Christens Newest Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel House of Representatives Acts to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank Congressman Conor Lamb Joins Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Urgent Calls for Anti-Piracy Action After More Gulf of Guinea Kidnappings […]

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