News

Latest

MM&P CONGRATULATES NEWLY ELECTED LEADERS OF PANAMA AFFILIATE

January 9th 2019

Members of MM&P’s affiliate in Panama–Unión de Capitanes y Oficiales de Cubierta (UCOC)—have elected a new leadership team. UCOC represents tugboat captains and associated vessel personnel who work on the Panama Canal. “The newly elected officers are dynamic and highly motivated,” said MM&P President Don Marcus. “They are ideally suited to protect their members in […]

Read more

NMC, RECS, REMAIN CLOSED; COAST GUARD ANNOUNCES “MITIGATION MEASURES”

January 8th 2019

The National Maritime Center has released an update regarding mitigation efforts. “Merchant Mariner Credentials (MMC) (National Endorsements only) and Medical Certificates that expire in December 2018, January 2019, or February 2019 are extended as valid until April 30, 2019. Print the attached letter and carry it with your credential. • Additional Information (AI) letters, sent […]

Read more

2018 September-October MM&P Magazine Available Now!

October 25th 2018 ,

Download current issue: September – October 2018 In this issue: new study shows that cabotage laws like the Jones Act—far from being an exception as opponents would portray it–are currently in force in 80 percent of United Nations’ countries with coastlines; New York Water Taxi crew responds to “man overboard” situation; Alaska Marine Highway system christens […]

Read more

2018 May-June MM&P Magazine Available Now!

July 12th 2018 ,

Download current issue: May – June 2018 In this issue: — U.S. Supreme Court rules against working families; — Nautilus says new fuel standards will save mariners’ lives; — America salutes merchant mariners on Maritime Day; — fight continues for U.S.-flag role in energy exports; — lawmakers call on Trump administration to enforce cargo preference laws; […]

Read more

2018 March-April MM&P Magazine Available Now!

May 3rd 2018 ,

Download current issue: March – April 2018 In this issue: Maersk Kensington crew extinguishes fire in a cargo hold; three MLL ships report GPS interference in the vicinity of Port Said and the Suez Canal; results of the Nautilus Federation survey on autonomous shipping; news from the CNIC Pilots, the MM&P Great Lakes & Gulf […]

Read more

2018 January – February MM&P Magazine Available Now

March 7th 2018 ,

Download current issue: January – February 2018 In this issue: public sector unions under attack in the courts, in Washington, D.C.; Weeks Marine welcomes new hopper dredge MAGDALEN; crew of North Ferry MENANTIC rescues man from icy waters of Shelter Island Sound; Military Sealift Command accepts delivery of USNS CITY OF BISMARCK; new Chief Mate […]

Read more