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2021

Wheelhouse Weekly, April 13, 2021

Volume 27… Number 15… April 13, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: After Union Loses Alabama Vote, Focus Shifts to Need for Labor Law Reform Biden’s Budget Proposal Includes Funding for Fifth Maritime Academy Training Ship Tug and Towage Workers Say Cost-Cutting Is Increasing Risks of Another Suez-Type Shutdown Bouchard Pays $375,000 to Whistleblower Whose […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, April 6, 2021

Volume 27… Number 14… April 6, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Make Your Voice Heard! Unions Mobilize To Fight for Passage of Landmark Labor Rights Bill “A Hard Year at Sea”: In Wall Street Journal Podcast, MM&P Captain Explains What the Pandemic Has Meant for Mariners Also: US Maritime Industry Honors Representative Peter DeFazio […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, March 30, 2021

Volume 27… Number 13… March 30, 2021  STORIES COVERED In This Issue: The Grounding in the Suez Canal: — World Fixates on a Single Vessel as Thousands of Mariners Remain Blocked by Crew Change Crisis — ITF Gives Shout Out to Mariners on Container Ships, Tugboats and Towing Vessels Also: — UN Agencies Say Maritime […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, March 23, 2021

Volume 27… Number 12… March 23, 2021  STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Senate Confirms Marty Walsh: — New US Labor Secretary Is Strong Advocate for America’s Working Families Tragedies in Georgia and Colorado: — Labor Movement Outraged and Heartbroken Over Recent Mass Shootings Also: IMO Warns Against Complacency on Crew Change As Pandemic Passes One-Year […]

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MARITIME UNIONS OFFER BIDEN INPUT ON HOW TO STRENGTHEN US-FLAG FLEET

March 17th 2021

The leaders of six maritime unions have written to President Biden thanking him for his support for America’s mariners and suggesting actions the administration can take to strengthen the US-flag fleet. “You have expressed strong support for the US-flag maritime industry and for the American merchant mariners who crew these vessels,” the union presidents wrote. […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, March 16, 2021

March 17th 2021

Volume 27… Number 11… March 16, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Unions Offer Biden Input on How To Strengthen US-Flag Fleet New Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online AFL-CIO, TTD Hail Passage of “American Rescue Plan” Plus: Maritime Labor Alliance Urges Vaccines Be Made Available Quickly to Mariners and Port […]

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2021 SPRING MM&P MAGAZINE AVAILABLE NOW!

March 12th 2021 ,

Download current issue: Spring 2021 The Master, Mate & Pilot is published by the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P). The articles in the magazine are copyrighted by MM&P. For reprint permission, contact the MM&P Communications Office: communications@bridgedeck.org.

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Wheelhouse Weekly, March 9, 2021

March 10th 2021

Volume 27… Number 10… March 9, 2021 STORIES COVERED Watson-Class LMSRs: Renewal of Contract Between Patriot Contract Services and Military Sealift Command Pasha Newbuilds: Impartial Umpire Determines MM&P and MEBA Have Jurisdiction Over New Container Ships Also in This Issue: President Biden Urges Passage of Landmark Labor Rights Bill Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost Nominated To […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, March 2, 2021

March 3rd 2021

Volume 27… Number 9… March 2, 2021 STORIES COVERED Notice: Vaccinations Upon Presentation of MMC Medical Endorsements In This Issue: President Biden Issues Powerful Statement of Support for Unions, Labor Rights NOAA Begins Last Phase of Transition to Electronic Charts Only President Biden Rescinds Trump Memo That Gave Defense Secretary Authority To Take Union Rights […]

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