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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 24th, 2020

November 25th 2020

Volume 25… Number 46… Nov. 24, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: A Thanksgiving Message From MM&P President Don Marcus ITF: “Our Brave Members Put Their Lives on the Line Every Day” TTD Unions Call for Immediate COVID Relief for America’s Working Families US Maritime Community As a Whole To Be Honored Virtually at 2020 […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 17th, 2020

November 18th 2020

Volume 25… Number 45… Nov. 17, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: HORIZON RELIANCE Crew Rescues Two Downed Pilots Australia To Again Start Enforcing 11-Month Time Limit on Shipboard Service International Maritime Organization Officially Endorses Industry Covid-19 Crew Change Protocols Gulf of Guinea: Pirates Kidnap 14 Mariners From Chinese Heavy Lift Ship Make Your Voice […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 10th, 2020

November 12th 2020

Volume 25… Number 44… Nov. 10, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: AFL-CIO President: “Joe Biden’s Firewall Was Union Made” Transportation Labor Celebrates Historic Biden, Harris Victory Maritime Supporters Win Reelection to Congress Also in This Issue: “Some Charterers Preventing Crew Change,” INTERCARGO Says Pirates Abandon Hijacked Product Tanker After Italian Frigate Intervenes This Day […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 3rd, 2020

November 4th 2020

Volume 25… Number 43… Nov. 3, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Seafarers’ Happiness Survey” Shows Slight Increase in Optimism About Crew Change Panama-Flag Car Carrier Arrested at Port of Melbourne for Crew Change Violations Also: Study Finds Risk of Virus Exposure on Aircraft Contracted to DOD Is Very Low Plus: Maryland Governor Takes the […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 27th, 2020

October 28th 2020

Volume 25… Number 42… Oct. 27, 2020 STORIES COVERED Important: Vote for Candidates Who Support America’s Merchant Marine and Working Families News Flash: Special Notice For Residents of California—Vote No on Prop 22! Also in This Issue: “The Future of Autonomous Shipping Depends More on the Cost-Benefit Ratio Than on the Evolution of the Technology,” […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 20th, 2020

October 20th 2020

Volume 25… Number 41… Oct. 20, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: China and South Africa Relax Restrictions on Crew Change MM&P Members Aboard BUCHANAN 5 Help Extinguish Fire in Stamford Harbor Vote for Candidates Who Support America’s Merchant Marine Mercy Ships Seeks Volunteers To Sail Brand New Vessel Plus: Long Overdue for Relief, Unpaid […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 13th, 2020

October 14th 2020

Volume 25… Number 40… Oct. 13, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Some Foreign Mariners Blocked From Crew Change in US”: Maritime Groups Ask Congress to Help AFL-CIO: “Administration’s Violations of International Labor Standards During Pandemic Amount to Forced Labor” Lake Carriers Association President Talks Icebreaking, Ballast Water and More in Marine Log Interview Plus: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 6th, 2020

October 7th 2020

Volume 25… Number 39… Oct. 6, 2020 STORIES COVERED Crew Change: “Detain Ships To Stop the Humanitarian Crisis at Sea,” Nautilus Federation Unions Say ITF, Joint Employers Group, Warn Against Blacklisting Seafarers Who Are “Just Trying to Get Home” “Shocking”: On the Day POTUS Tests Positive for Covid-19, US DOT Rejects Mask Mandate for Commercial, […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 29th, 2020

September 30th 2020

Volume 25… Number 38… Sept. 29, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew Change Crisis Takes Heavy Toll on Mariners, MM&P Captain Tells UN Panel HEROES Act Will Provide Emergency MSP Funding Significant Drop in Iron Ore, Limestone Shipments on the Great Lakes CMA CGM Hit By Cyberattack Sri Lanka Bars Captain of Tanker That […]

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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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