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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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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 1st, 2019

October 2nd 2019

Volume 24… Number 39… Oct. 1, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: In Darkness and Gale-Force Winds, Crew of MAERSK MONTANA Rescues Mariner From Sinking Sailboat Maritime Labor Alliance Unions Meet, Pledge Solidarity With Striking Auto Workers Eight Missing After Luxembourg-Flag Tug Sinks in Hurricane Maritime Advisories: GPS Interference in Eastern/Central Mediterranean and Suez Canal […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 24th, 2019

September 24th 2019

Volume 24… Number 38… Sept. 24, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Senate Panel Advances Maritime Security Program Funding MARAD Continues Push for Recapitalization of Ready Reserve Force Fleet USTRANSCOM Orders “No-Notice” Activation of 28 Reserve Sealift Fleet Ships House of Representatives Unanimously Passes World War II Mariner Legislation “White House Trade Deal Would Suck […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 17th, 2019

September 17th 2019

Volume 24… Number 37… Sept. 17, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Safety at Sea Lifetime Achievement Award to MM&P Vice President George Quick Central Gulf Lines Inc. and Waterman Steamship Corporation Announce Major Rebranding Effort MV OCEAN GIANT and USNS JOHN LENTHALL Are in the News Climate Activists Arrested for Blocking Houston Ship Channel […]

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