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2020

Wheelhouse Weekly – December 29th, 2020

December 30th 2020

Volume 25… Number 52… Dec. 29, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Ballot Count for MM&P Election Postponed Due To Covid-19 Coast Guard Extends Merchant Mariner Credentials, Endorsements, Medical Certificates and Course Approvals American Martitime Partnership Honors America’s Mariners Transportation Labor Ready To Get To Work With Newly Nominated DOT Secretary Maersk Containership Suffers Engine […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 22nd, 2020

December 23rd 2020

Volume 25… Number 51… Dec. 22, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Message From the MM&P General Executive Board CDC Vaccination Rollout Schedule for Essential Workers Congress Appropriates Full Funding for Maritime Security Program for 2021 Unions Applaud Covid-19 Relief Package, But Warn Americans Need Far More Help ILO Panel of Experts: “UN Member States […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 15th, 2020

December 16th 2020

Volume 25… Number 50… Dec. 15, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Industry Calls on Congress To Include Emergency Funding for Marine Transportation System in Next Covid-19 Relief Package IMO: “Failure To Allow Crew Change Violates Basic Human Rights” New Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online AFL-CIO Recognizes MM&P’s Participation in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 8th, 2020

December 9th 2020

Volume 25… Number 49… Dec. 8, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: FMC Commissioners: “Maritime Workers Must Be Prioritized in Testing and Vaccine Rollout” UN, ILO Call on Governments To Take Urgent Action on Crew Change SEACOR Holdings, Owner of Waterman Steamship Lines, Going Private CDC Releases New Covid-19 Well-Being and Mental Health Resources for […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 1st, 2020

December 2nd 2020

Volume 25… Number 48… Dec. 1, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P, Transportation Labor, Mourn the Passing of TTD President Larry Willis “Covid-19’s Impact on Mariners Could Lead to Many Quitting the Industry,” Nautilus Warns New Study Finds Widespread Discrepancies in MLC Hours of Work Reporting US Attorney’s Office Charges 31 in Test-Fixing Scam […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 24th, 2020

November 25th 2020

Volume 25… Number 47… 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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