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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 22nd, 2020

September 23rd 2020

Volume 25… Number 37… Sept. 22, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Expect Accidents, Fatalities If Covid-19 Cost-Cutting Continues,” ITF Maritime Safety Experts Say International Webinar on Crew Change Includes MM&P Captain, ITF and Government Leaders Limited Reopening of RECs Charleston, New Orleans and New York MM&P Joins MEBA, AFL-CIO, in Statement of Solidarity and […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 15th, 2020

September 15th 2020

Volume 25… Number 36… Sept. 15, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: TTD Unions Call on Congress to Pass Economic Relief Package for Transportation Workers International Maritime Organization: “A Humanitarian Crisis Is Taking Place at Sea” Administration’s Payroll Tax Deferral May Create Problems for Federal Employees Hurricane Sally Takes Aim at Gulf Coast; More Major […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 8th, 2020

September 9th 2020

Volume 25… Number 35… Sept. 8, 2020 STORIES COVERED Special Report: Kenya Is New Crew Change Hub–Thanks to the ITF Plus: New Gallup Poll Puts Approval of Labor Unions at Highest Level in 17 Years TTD Salutes Transportation Workers on Labor Day Also in This Issue: Forty Missing After Livestock Carrier Sinks in Typhoon in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 1st, 2020

September 2nd 2020

Volume 25… Number 34… Sept. 1, 2020 STORIES COVERED Convention Coverage: Survey Shows “Little to No Progress on Crew Change” 2021 World Maritime Theme Highlights Mariners’ Vital Role Alaska Ferry System Needs More Funding Than Governor Is Offering, Advisors Say Army Corps of Engineers Readies for Next Phase of Soo Lock Construction Reopening of RECs […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 25th, 2020

August 26th 2020

Volume 25… Number 33… Aug. 25, 2020 STORIES COVERED Convention Coverage: MM&P Holds Highly Successful Constitutional and Biennial Conventions Using Virtual Meeting Technology Thank You to AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka and Other Significant Convention Resolutions Nominations for MM&P Elected Office Also: Union Equity Presentation Explores Past MM&P Membership Practices in Context of Systemic Racism […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 18th, 2020

August 19th 2020

Volume 25… Number 32… Aug. 18, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Constitutional Convention and 88th Biennial Convention Take Place Aug. 22-23 New Issue of MM&P Magazine Now Online Civil Service Mariners Aboard USNS YUKON Rescue Crew of Dhow in Arabian Sea Updated Atlantic Hurricane Outlook Predicts Record-Breaking Number of Named Storms International Tensions […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 11th, 2020

August 12th 2020

Volume 25… Number 31… Aug. 11, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Seafaring Tragedies Navy Times Reports on Unions’ Grave Concerns Over Impact of MSC’s “Gangway-Up” Order Three Ships Blocked in Australian Ports by Over-Contract International Crews Crewmembers of Buchanan Tug MISTER T Jump Into Water To Save Two Men From Drowning Mauritius Declares Emergency […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 4th, 2020

August 5th 2020

Volume 25… Number 30… Aug. 4, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: ITF: “300,000 Mariners Still Trapped Aboard Cargo Ships; 250,000 Cruise Ship Workers Now Home” India, Denmark, Move Forward on Crew Change; Hong Kong Tightens Restrictions Also: Unions Petition Department of Transportation To Issue Mandatory Mask Rule Teachers Consider Strikes, Retire Early, Draw Up […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 28th, 2020

July 28th 2020

Volume 25… Number 29… July 28, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Labor Calls for Emergency Readiness Funding for MSP House Passes Defense Bill, Maritime Initiatives Jones Act Generates Thousands of Jobs, Does Not Impact Hawaii’s Cost of Living Panamanian-Flagged Bulk Carrier Runs Aground Off Mauritius Mexican-Flagged Offshore Vessel Attacked Off Coast of Mexico […]

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