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2019

“DEFUNDING ALASKA FERRIES WILL CAUSE LONG-TERM HARM TO THE STATE AND ITS CITIZENS,” MARITIME LABOR ALLIANCE WARNS

November 14th 2019

The campaign by Alaska’s Republican governor to defund and privatize the Alaska Marine Highway System will do irreparable harm to residents of coastal communities and to the state as a whole. The Maritime Alliance unions warn of the consequences of the plan—which is already being put into effect–in the November 2019 issue of their newsletter, […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 12th, 2019

November 12th 2019

Volume 24… Number 45… Nov. 12, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Defunding Alaska Ferries Will Cause Long-Term Harm to the State and Its Citizens,” Maritime Labor Alliance Warns Transportation Unions Call for Congressional Support of Short Sea Shipping After Boeing 737 Max Debacle, Union Airline Pilots Want a Voice in Approval of New Aircraft […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 5th, 2019

November 6th 2019

Volume 24… Number 44… Nov. 5, 2019 STORIES COVERED AOTOS Awards: MV GREEN LAKE Receives Gallant Ship Award for Rescue of Survivors of Car Carrier Blaze; Merchant Marine Medal to All Members of Crew U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Receives Admiral of the Ocean Sea Award Mariner’s Plaque to USNS BRUNSWICK for Typhoon Response Also: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 29th, 2019

October 30th 2019

Volume 24… Number 43… Oct. 29, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Pundits Wonder: Are Unions Back? Maritime Coalition Calls on Senate to Pass Measure That Would Strengthen Compliance With Cargo Preference Requirements Washington State Prepares to Convert Largest Ferries to Hybrid Electric Propulsion Wildfires Force Evacuation of Cal Maritime Campus Auto Workers End Strike, […]

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LONGTIME MM&P OFFICIAL AND MASTER MARINER STEVEN WERSE INDUCTED INTO SUNY MARITIME COLLEGE HERITAGE HALL

October 23rd 2019

Former MM&P International Secretary-Treasurer Steven Werse has been inducted into SUNY Maritime College Heritage Hall for his professional achievements and outstanding support of the college. He received the honor on the occasion of the 40th reunion of his graduating class, the SUNY Maritime Class of ’79. “Steve has been a wonderful friend to the college […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 22, 2019

October 23rd 2019

Volume 24… Number 42… Oct. 22, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Remembering Congressman Elijah Cummings, a Powerful Voice for the American Merchant Marine New Edition of MM&P Magazine Now Online Plus: Longtime MM&P Official and Master Mariner Steven Werse Inducted Into SUNY Maritime College Heritage Hall Labor News: GM Strike Continues as UAW Members […]

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2019 SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER MM&P MAGAZINE AVAILABLE NOW!

October 18th 2019 ,

Download current issue: September – October 2019 In this issue: — MM&P President Don Marcus on how the UAW strike brings into sharp focus the challenges facing MM&P and the U.S. labor movement as a whole; — MAERSK MONTANA rescues mariner from sinking sailboat; — approval of labor unions hits 50-year high; — Maritime Labor Alliance […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 15th, 2019

October 16th 2019

Volume 24… Number 41… Oct. 15, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Search for Missing BOURBON RHODE Crewmembers Must Continue,” ITF Says Iranian Tanker Damaged in Missile Strike Now Heading for Port of Bandar Abbas Five Mariners Die When Panama-Flagged Cargo Ship Sinks in Typhoon Antigua Barbuda-Flagged Cargo Ship Grounds on Coast of Corsica Labor […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 8th, 2019

October 9th 2019

Volume 24… Number 40… Oct. 8, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “There’s an Easy Way for Washington to Fend Off Recession and Help Thousands of Americans,” Says TTD ITF: “Captain Detained for Three Years in Sri Lanka a Victim of Criminalization” Search Winds Down for Seven Missing in Sinking of Luxembourg-Flag Tug BOURBON RHODE […]

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