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MM&P Wheelhouse Weekly

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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Wheelhouse Weekly, July 20, 2021

Volume 27… Number 29… July 20, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New MM&P Affiliate Wins Majority of Votes in Bid To Represent Tug Workers in Seven Mexican Ports Navy Christens First Ship in New Class of Fleet Oilers AFL-CIO Report: Corporate CEOs Make Almost 300 Times More Than the Average Worker National Maritime Center […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, July 13, 2021

Volume 27… Number 28… July 13, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Funding for Maritime Programs Advances in Congress Administration Says Globalization of Shipping Has Led to Higher Prices—World Shipping Council Disagrees Kudos to MM&P Members at Statue City Cruises for Rescue of Jet Skier REC New York Temporarily Closed for Renovation Also: ITF Wins […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, July 6, 2021

Volume 27… Number 27… July 6, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Global Minimum Tax Could Level the Playing Field—But Shipping Looks Likely To Be Excluded New Restrictions Worsen Crew Change Crisis Hapag-Lloyd Begins Replacing Express-Class Fleet House of Representatives Passes the INVEST Act, Which Would Boost Ferry Funding AFL-CIO President: “Supreme Court Voting Decision […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, June 29, 2021

Volume 27… Number 26… June 29, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: In AFL-CIO Interview, MM&P President Describes Battle to Protect Jobs, Working Conditions “Increase Ferry Funding, Pass the Infrastructure Bill,” MM&P Reps Tell Congress President Biden Nominates Union-Side Attorney David Prouty to the NLRB Unemployed Australian Mariners Call on Politicians To Replace Their Outsourced […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, June 22, 2021

Volume 27… Number 25… June 22, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Pope Francis Endorses Unions and Collective Bargaining at International Summit “Masks No Longer Required Outdoors,” Coast Guard Says The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online Autonomous Vessel Abandons Atlantic Crossing After Malfunction Important: Attention MM&P Health & Benefit Plan Participants and Dependents Plus: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, June 15, 2021

Volume 27… Number 24… June 15, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Fighting High Winds and Rough Seas, Crew of USNS PATUXENT Saves 15 in Gulf of Aden White House Cites Importance of Jones Act and Cargo Preference in “Buy America” Guidelines Captain of Ship That Burned and Sank Off Sri Lanka Is Free on […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, June 8, 2021

Volume 27… Number 23… June 8, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Navy Honors USNS YUKON Crew for Outstanding Service During 302-Day Deployment Maritime Officer Shortage Set To Worsen Due to Deteriorating Living and Working Conditions Aboard Ship “Raising Working Standards” Is Theme of 2021 Day of the Seafarer President’s Budget Calls for $480 Million […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly, June 1, 2021

Volume 27… Number 22… June 1, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Mourning the Victims of the San Jose Rail Yard Shooting President’s Budget Request Includes Funding for MSP, a New Tanker Fleet and Ferry Systems Due Diligence Toolkit Will Help Global Brands Fulfill Their Duty To Protect Seafarers’ Rights President Biden Selects Union Advocate […]

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