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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 3rd, 2019

December 4th 2019

Volume 24… Number 48… Dec. 3, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P’s Steve Werse and Tim Ferrie To Be Honored by Seafarers’ International House Business Media Outlet Forbes Interviews GREEN LAKE Master for Thanksgiving-Themed Article Los Angeles Times: “Dive Boat on Which 34 Died Was Exempt From Some USCG Safety Rules” AFL-CIO: “European Companies […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 26th, 2019

November 27th 2019

Volume 24… Number 47… Nov. 26, 2019 Happy Thanksgiving! MM&P wishes all readers of The Wheelhouse Weekly, their families and friends, at sea and ashore, a Happy Thanksgiving filled with good food and good times. In This Issue: Download the New MM&P App Today! Funding Legislation Extends MSP Payments IMO Commends MV GREEN LAKE Crew […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 19th, 2019

November 19th 2019

Volume 24… Number 46… Nov. 19, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: NOAA To Stop Producing Traditional Paper Charts Military Sealift Command Christens Newest Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel House of Representatives Acts to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank Congressman Conor Lamb Joins Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Urgent Calls for Anti-Piracy Action After More Gulf of Guinea Kidnappings […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 12th, 2019

November 12th 2019

Volume 24… Number 45… Nov. 12, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Defunding Alaska Ferries Will Cause Long-Term Harm to the State and Its Citizens,” Maritime Labor Alliance Warns Transportation Unions Call for Congressional Support of Short Sea Shipping After Boeing 737 Max Debacle, Union Airline Pilots Want a Voice in Approval of New Aircraft […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 5th, 2019

November 6th 2019

Volume 24… Number 44… Nov. 5, 2019 STORIES COVERED AOTOS Awards: MV GREEN LAKE Receives Gallant Ship Award for Rescue of Survivors of Car Carrier Blaze; Merchant Marine Medal to All Members of Crew U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Receives Admiral of the Ocean Sea Award Mariner’s Plaque to USNS BRUNSWICK for Typhoon Response Also: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 29th, 2019

October 30th 2019

Volume 24… Number 43… Oct. 29, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Pundits Wonder: Are Unions Back? Maritime Coalition Calls on Senate to Pass Measure That Would Strengthen Compliance With Cargo Preference Requirements Washington State Prepares to Convert Largest Ferries to Hybrid Electric Propulsion Wildfires Force Evacuation of Cal Maritime Campus Auto Workers End Strike, […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 22, 2019

October 23rd 2019

Volume 24… Number 42… Oct. 22, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Remembering Congressman Elijah Cummings, a Powerful Voice for the American Merchant Marine New Edition of MM&P Magazine Now Online Plus: Longtime MM&P Official and Master Mariner Steven Werse Inducted Into SUNY Maritime College Heritage Hall Labor News: GM Strike Continues as UAW Members […]

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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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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 15th, 2019

October 16th 2019

Volume 24… Number 41… Oct. 15, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Search for Missing BOURBON RHODE Crewmembers Must Continue,” ITF Says Iranian Tanker Damaged in Missile Strike Now Heading for Port of Bandar Abbas Five Mariners Die When Panama-Flagged Cargo Ship Sinks in Typhoon Antigua Barbuda-Flagged Cargo Ship Grounds on Coast of Corsica Labor […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 8th, 2019

October 9th 2019

Volume 24… Number 40… Oct. 8, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “There’s an Easy Way for Washington to Fend Off Recession and Help Thousands of Americans,” Says TTD ITF: “Captain Detained for Three Years in Sri Lanka a Victim of Criminalization” Search Winds Down for Seven Missing in Sinking of Luxembourg-Flag Tug BOURBON RHODE […]

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