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MARITIME JOBS AT RISK

December 5th 2019

They attack us. They attack our programs. They attack our supporters. One thing we can say about our opponents: They never give up. Now, these so-called “free trade” groups are vowing to repeal the Jones Act before June 2020, its 100th anniversary. Their allies in government are fighting to circumvent the U.S.-flag cargo preference requirements […]

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“DEFUNDING ALASKA FERRIES WILL CAUSE LONG-TERM HARM TO THE STATE AND ITS CITIZENS,” MARITIME LABOR ALLIANCE WARNS

November 14th 2019

The campaign by Alaska’s Republican governor to defund and privatize the Alaska Marine Highway System will do irreparable harm to residents of coastal communities and to the state as a whole. The Maritime Alliance unions warn of the consequences of the plan—which is already being put into effect–in the November 2019 issue of their newsletter, […]

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LONGTIME MM&P OFFICIAL AND MASTER MARINER STEVEN WERSE INDUCTED INTO SUNY MARITIME COLLEGE HERITAGE HALL

October 23rd 2019

Former MM&P International Secretary-Treasurer Steven Werse has been inducted into SUNY Maritime College Heritage Hall for his professional achievements and outstanding support of the college. He received the honor on the occasion of the 40th reunion of his graduating class, the SUNY Maritime Class of ’79. “Steve has been a wonderful friend to the college […]

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2019 SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER MM&P MAGAZINE AVAILABLE NOW!

October 18th 2019 ,

Download current issue: September – October 2019 In this issue: — MM&P President Don Marcus on how the UAW strike brings into sharp focus the challenges facing MM&P and the U.S. labor movement as a whole; — MAERSK MONTANA rescues mariner from sinking sailboat; — approval of labor unions hits 50-year high; — Maritime Labor Alliance […]

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MM&P Sponsors Study on Responsibility for Shipboard Safety

August 5th 2019

MM&P, in conjunction with Dalhousie University, has completed a study that explores the complex problem of responsibility for shipboard safety. With modern technology, the burden of responsibility can, and must, extend to ship operators, ship owners, classification societies and flag states. To read the study, click here. To read the press release about the study, […]

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