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2020 JANUARY – FEBRUARY MM&P MAGAZINE AVAILABLE NOW!

February 19th 2020 ,

Download current issue: January – February 2020 In this issue: Alaska study shows privatization “not feasible” for most ferry routes; crews of Maersk Columbus, Maersk Kinloss and USNS Salvor commended for rescue operations; three mariners bid farewell to a ship and to life at sea; Maritime Labor Alliance opposes waterfront ballpark in Oakland; 88th MM&P Convention […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 18th, 2020

February 19th 2020

Volume 25… Number 7… Feb. 18, 2020 STORIES COVERED Maritime Advisory: Authorities Warn of Mines in Southern Red Sea, Maritime Boundary Between Saudi Arabia and Yemen In This Issue: Alaskans Protest Draconian Cuts to Ferry System, End of Service to Local Communities International Unions Seek Meeting With Panama Canal Administrator Over Tug Captains’ Working Conditions […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 11th, 2020

February 13th 2020

Volume 25… Number 6… Feb. 11, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Administration May Deny Union Rights to Civil Service Mariners President’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget: Some Good News and Some Bad News for Maritime Impact of Coronavirus Grows as Number of Cases Increases Military Sealift Command Issues Fleet Update on Coronavirus Protection Measures Also: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 4th, 2020

February 5th 2020

Volume 25… Number 5… Feb. 4, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Advisory on Novel Coronavirus Also: Number of US Workers Represented by Unions Remained Steady in 2019 AT&T Saves Big Under New Tax Law, But Still Cuts Thousands of Jobs in the US American Manufacturing Sees Biggest Drop in More Than a Decade […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 28th, 2020

January 28th 2020

Volume 25… Number 4… Jan. 28, 2020 STORIES COVERED Maritime Alert: Authorities Issue Guidance on New Coronavirus Strain: “Protect Yourself and Others From Getting Sick” Also in This Issue: India’s Prohibition on Single-Use Plastics on Ships Sets Stage for Nationwide Ban Strategy to Buttress U.S.-Flag Fleet Will Be Ready Next Month, Government Watchdog Says Maritime […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 21st, 2020

January 21st 2020

Volume 25… Number 3… Jan. 21, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Matson’s LURLINE Makes Maiden Port Call in Hawaii National Maritime Center to End Walk-In Exams at RECs US Says Bouchard Must Compensate Whistleblower Whose Brother Died in Barge Explosion High Court in Italy Upholds Release of German Rescue Ship Captain Alaska Marine Highway […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 14th, 2020

January 14th 2020

Volume 25… Number 2… Jan. 14, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: US Issues New Maritime Advisory on Tensions With Iran Russian Spy Ship Comes Within 180 Feet of US Destroyer in Arabian Sea Also: Unions to Baseball Commissioner: “Reject Plan to Build Stadium at Port of Oakland” Washington State Ferries Wins Federal Grant for […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 7th, 2020

January 8th 2020

Volume 25… Number 1… Jan. 7, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: US Issues New Maritime Alerts Sandy Hook Pilot Captain Dennis R. Sherwood Dies After Fall Nautilus Survey Finds Nine in Ten Professional Mariners Fear Criminalization “Average S&P 500 CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Is 287 to 1,” AFL-CIO Reveals Take Action: Maritime Jobs at Risk […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 31st, 2019

January 2nd 2020

Volume 24… Number 52… Dec. 31, 2019 STORIES COVERED HOLIDAY GREETINGS FROM MM&P MM&P wishes all readers of The Wheelhouse Weekly, at sea and ashore, and their families and friends, a happy holiday season and all the best in 2020. In This Issue: Matson Takes Delivery of MV LURLINE Funding for New Soo Lock in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 24th, 2019

December 26th 2019

Volume 24… Number 51… Dec. 24, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Government Funding Bill Good News for Maritime Anti-Jones Act Legislation Introduced Mariner Gold Medal Bill Advances Pirates Release 19 Members of Supertanker Crew Plus: Crew of MAERSK KINLOSS Saves Iranian Mariners Adrift in a Plastic Tank News for MM&P Members: MM&P Closing Schedule […]

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