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MM&P Wheelhouse Weekly

Wheelhouse Weekly, October 12, 2021

Volume 27… Number 41… October 12, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P’s Steve Werse Among Industry Leaders Honored at SIH Event NOAA Launches New One-Stop Website for Marine Navigation Resources Oil Pipe in Southern California Spill Was Likely Damaged Months Ago Seafarers Abandoned in Singapore Say Their Calls for Help Have Been Ignored Australia […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, October 5, 2021

Volume 27… Number 40… October 5, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Educate Yourself on the Vaccines and Choose To Get Vaccinated,” Maritime Union Presidents Tell Members Supply Chain Problems Expected To Last Into Next Year Ship’s Anchor Seen as Possible Cause of Southern California Oil Spill Rates of Crew Change and Seafarer Vaccination Continue […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, September 28, 2021

Volume 27… Number 39… September 28, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Port Backups Persist in Face of Surging Demand CDC Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Crewmembers Latest Vaccine Requirement Information REC New York Reopens in New Location Sen. Murkowski Introduces Bill To Exempt Alaska Cruises From US Cabotage Law British Maritime Rescue Group Recognizes MM&P […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, September 21, 2021

Volume 27… Number 38… September 21, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Record Number of Vessels Waiting to Berth at Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach House Committee Approves Funding for New Great Lakes Icebreaker American Merchant Marine Veterans’ Convention Gets Underway at MITAGS Two Tanker Crewmembers Killed by Wave Off Cape Horn Plus: The Master, […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, September 14, 2021

Volume 27… Number 37… September 14, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: President Biden Meets With Unions at White House Administration Unveils National Strategy To Fight Virus, Protect Economy Maersk CEO Asks IMO to Set “End Date for Fossil Fuels in Shipping” Important: Proof of Vaccine or Recent Negative Covid-19 Test Required To Enter MM&P […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, September 7, 2021

Volume 27… Number 36… September 7, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: TTD and US Transportation Department Honor Frontline Workers on Labor Day Airlift of Afghan Refugees Sparks Memories of MM&P Captain’s Rescue of 14,000 in Korean War House Approval of Wind Workforce Project Opens Path to New Maritime Jobs Administration Fines Seafood Company $350 […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, August 31, 2021

Volume 27… Number 35… August 31, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Matson Announces Covid-19 Vaccine Fit-for-Duty Requirement Hurricane Ida Batters Louisiana Before Heading North as Tropical Depression White House Deploys Transportation Official To Address Supply Chain Problems State Department Issues Guidance To Help Expedite Mariner Passport Renewal Coast Guard Extends Relaxed Qualified Assessor Rules […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, August 10, 2021

Volume 27… Number 32… August 10, 2021 STORIES COVERED The Death of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: MM&P Mourns the Loss of a Great Leader Arrangements for President Trumka In This Issue: Arbitrator Rules in Favor of Vaccine Mandates for Seafarers Lack of Shore Leave and Crew Change Drive “Happiness Survey” to New Low President Biden […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, August 3, 2021

Volume 27… Number 31… August 3, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew Change Crisis Continues to Disrupt Seafarers’ Lives Amazon Acted Illegally in Union Election, NLRB Official Says Major Shipping Lines Recognized for Slowing Vessels To Protect Whales and Curb Smog Striking Alabama Coal Miners March on Wall Street Two Killed in Drone Strike […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, July 27, 2021

Volume 27… Number 30… July 27, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Ship America” Provisions in Infrastructure Legislation Would Create New Jobs for Mariners Senate Confirms New NLRB General Counsel and Advances Two More Biden Nominees TTD Tells Congress: “America Needs Infrastructure—Don’t Squander This Moment” Important—Please Participate: USCG Deck Officer Survey Aims To Improve Content […]

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