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2020

MATSON’S LURLINE MAKES MAIDEN PORT CALL IN HAWAII

January 22nd 2020

Matson’s new con/ro LURLINE made her maiden port call in Honolulu on Friday. Aboard the vessel at the time were MM&P licensed deck officers Captain Paul T. Schulman, Captain John H. Bloomingdale, Chief Mate Matthew F. Merrill, Second Mate Todd M. Mara and Third Mate Bert D. Burris. LURLINE is fast, with a top speed […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 21st, 2020

January 21st 2020

Volume 25… Number 3… Jan. 21, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Matson’s LURLINE Makes Maiden Port Call in Hawaii National Maritime Center to End Walk-In Exams at RECs US Says Bouchard Must Compensate Whistleblower Whose Brother Died in Barge Explosion High Court in Italy Upholds Release of German Rescue Ship Captain Alaska Marine Highway […]

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WASHINGTON STATE FERRIES WINS FEDERAL GRANT FOR FERRY CONVERSION

January 15th 2020

The Maritime Administration has awarded Washington State Ferries a $1.5 million grant to help reduce the fleet’s carbon footprint. The grant was announced by the Department of Transportation earlier this month as part of a total of $7.5 million in awards to marine highway projects in nine different states. It goes to support the conversion […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 14th, 2020

January 14th 2020

Volume 25… Number 2… Jan. 14, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: US Issues New Maritime Advisory on Tensions With Iran Russian Spy Ship Comes Within 180 Feet of US Destroyer in Arabian Sea Also: Unions to Baseball Commissioner: “Reject Plan to Build Stadium at Port of Oakland” Washington State Ferries Wins Federal Grant for […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 7th, 2020

January 8th 2020

Volume 25… Number 1… Jan. 7, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: US Issues New Maritime Alerts Sandy Hook Pilot Captain Dennis R. Sherwood Dies After Fall Nautilus Survey Finds Nine in Ten Professional Mariners Fear Criminalization “Average S&P 500 CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Is 287 to 1,” AFL-CIO Reveals Take Action: Maritime Jobs at Risk […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 31st, 2019

January 2nd 2020

Volume 24… Number 52… Dec. 31, 2019 STORIES COVERED HOLIDAY GREETINGS FROM MM&P MM&P wishes all readers of The Wheelhouse Weekly, at sea and ashore, and their families and friends, a happy holiday season and all the best in 2020. In This Issue: Matson Takes Delivery of MV LURLINE Funding for New Soo Lock in […]

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