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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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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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Covid-19 Safety Requirements in the Maritime Transportation System

February 9th 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an order, “Requirement for Persons to Wear Masks While on Transportation Hubs,” which requires all persons travelling on all commercial vessels to wear a mask. The CDC order applies beyond public vessels: the only exemption is for private conveyances operated solely for personal, non-commercial use. Click here […]

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WINTER WEATHER WEBINARS FOR BLUE WATER MARINERS

January 26th 2021

How do experts at the National Weather Service develop the winter weather forecasts that are of critical importance to American mariners and US partners in the International Maritime Organization? How do experts at NOAA process and use the data collected by weather buoys, satellites and the vessels in the voluntary ship observing network? Videos that […]

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