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2020

Wheelhouse Weekly – November 24th, 2020

November 25th 2020

Volume 25… Number 46… Nov. 24, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: A Thanksgiving Message From MM&P President Don Marcus ITF: “Our Brave Members Put Their Lives on the Line Every Day” TTD Unions Call for Immediate COVID Relief for America’s Working Families US Maritime Community As a Whole To Be Honored Virtually at 2020 […]

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HORIZON RELIANCE CREW RESCUES TWO DOWNED PILOTS

November 18th 2020

The officers and crew of the HORIZON RELIANCE rescued two pilots who had been forced to land their plane on the ocean and debark to a life raft about a thousand nautical miles from Honolulu. The ship received the alert by satellite call from Coast Guard RCC Honolulu at 1835 on Nov. 6, and quickly […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 17th, 2020

November 18th 2020

Volume 25… Number 45… Nov. 17, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: HORIZON RELIANCE Crew Rescues Two Downed Pilots Australia To Again Start Enforcing 11-Month Time Limit on Shipboard Service International Maritime Organization Officially Endorses Industry Covid-19 Crew Change Protocols Gulf of Guinea: Pirates Kidnap 14 Mariners From Chinese Heavy Lift Ship Make Your Voice […]

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AFL-CIO PRESIDENT: “JOE BIDEN’S FIREWALL WAS UNION MADE”

November 12th 2020

Joe Biden’s path to the White House ran through America’s labor movement, says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. Fifty-eight percent of union members voted for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, according to an internal AFL-CIO post-election survey. “This was an unprecedented election,” Trumka said in a statement. “And it came during an unprecedented year.” “A year […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 10th, 2020

November 12th 2020

Volume 25… Number 44… Nov. 10, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: AFL-CIO President: “Joe Biden’s Firewall Was Union Made” Transportation Labor Celebrates Historic Biden, Harris Victory Maritime Supporters Win Reelection to Congress Also in This Issue: “Some Charterers Preventing Crew Change,” INTERCARGO Says Pirates Abandon Hijacked Product Tanker After Italian Frigate Intervenes This Day […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 3rd, 2020

November 4th 2020

Volume 25… Number 43… Nov. 3, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Seafarers’ Happiness Survey” Shows Slight Increase in Optimism About Crew Change Panama-Flag Car Carrier Arrested at Port of Melbourne for Crew Change Violations Also: Study Finds Risk of Virus Exposure on Aircraft Contracted to DOD Is Very Low Plus: Maryland Governor Takes the […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 27th, 2020

October 28th 2020

Volume 25… Number 42… Oct. 27, 2020 STORIES COVERED Important: Vote for Candidates Who Support America’s Merchant Marine and Working Families News Flash: Special Notice For Residents of California—Vote No on Prop 22! Also in This Issue: “The Future of Autonomous Shipping Depends More on the Cost-Benefit Ratio Than on the Evolution of the Technology,” […]

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MERCY SHIPS SEEKS VOLUNTEERS TO SAIL BRAND NEW VESSEL

October 21st 2020

Mercy Ships is proud to announce its brand new ship: the GLOBAL MERCY, the world’s largest civilian hospital ship. With this new vessel, Mercy Ships will more than double its capacity to deliver safe surgical care and medical training in Africa. With the doubling of capacity, Mercy Ships is also doubling its need for volunteers! […]

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