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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 16th, 2019

July 17th 2019

Volume 24… Number 29… July 16, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Security Program Funding and Extension Legislation Clears House USCG Will Not Enforce Old Radar Observer Requirements Pending New Rule’s Effective Date Coast Guard Blog Offers Answers to Questions on Seafarers’ Access to Maritime Facilities Rule Washington State Ferry HYAK Sails Into Retirement […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 9, 2019

July 10th 2019

Volume 24… Number 28… July 9, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Security Program Funding for Fiscal Year 2020 Advances NMC, Still Dealing With Impact of Government Shutdown, Further Extends Some MMCs U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Will Receive 2019 AOTOS Award Rear Adm. Michael Wettlaufer Assumes Leadership of Military Sealift Command AFL-CIO Transportation […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 2, 2019

Volume 24… Number 27… July 2, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P General Executive Board Appoints Tom Larkin As New Atlantic Ports Vice President USNS SALVOR and USNS WILLIAM MCLEAN Recognized With 2018 MSC Maritime Excellence Awards Congressman John Garamendi’s World War II Merchant Marine Congressional Gold Medal Act Poised for House Passage Also: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 25, 2019

June 25th 2019

Volume 24… Number 26… June 25, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Tensions Between U.S. and Iran Grow After Downing of American Surveillance Drone Naval Forces Central Command Advisory Regarding Tanker Attacks in Gulf of Oman Port of Los Angeles Allows Test of Automated Equipment at Pier 400, Denying ILWU Appeal International Maritime Organization Approves […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 18, 2019

June 19th 2019

Volume 24… Number 25… June 18, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P International Secretary-Treasurer Steven Werse to Step Down Due to Health Concerns MM&P Officers on Hand as Matson’s LURLINE Christened and Launched House Committee Boosts, Extends MSP; Creates New Tanker Program In Commencement Day Address, MM&P President Congratulates Kings Point Class of 2019 […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 11th, 2019

June 11th 2019

Volume 24… Number 24… June 11, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. and Russia Trade Blame After Ships Pass at Unsafe Distance in Philippine Sea USCG Amends Radar Observer Refresher Training Rule, Loosening Requirements for Some Mariners MSC Hospital Ship USNS COMFORT Readies for Deployment to Help Refugees From Venezuela Growing Support in Congress […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – June 4th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 23… June 4, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Coast Guard Warns Ship Operators of Risk of Cyber-Attacks West Virginia Republicans Pass Legislation to Punish Teachers Who Strike Four Injured When Cruise Ship Strikes Tour Boat in Venice Longshore Locals and Employers in British Columbia Reach Tentative Agreement Also: Captain Richard Phillips […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 28th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 22… May 28, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. Maritime Administrator Mark Buzby: “Captain Boyce and GREEN LAKE Crew Exemplify Spirit of Maritime Day” Congressional Panel Approves Maritime Security Program Funding Industry Unites to Support World War II Mariners One Longshore Worker Dies, Another Is Critically Injured, in Accident at Port […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 21st, 2019

Volume 24… Number 21… May 21, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Senate Panel Advances Maritime Security Program Legislation U.S. Accuses Iran of Responsibility for Sabotage of Four Tankers America Salutes Merchant Mariners on Maritime Day After Fires Aboard Its RO/ROs, Shipowner Grimaldi Wants New Rules for Cargo Bipartisan Bill Would Protect Administrative Law Judges […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 14th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 20… May 14, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. Authorities Issue Maritime Safety Alerts Four Oil Tankers Attacked Off Coast of United Arab Emirates Ex-Im Bank, Important Source of Cargo for U.S.-Flag Ships, Will Again Have a Quorum Houston Ship Channel Closed for Two Days After LPG Carrier Collides With Barge […]

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