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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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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 10th, 2019

September 11th 2019

Volume 24… Number 36… Sept. 10, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Dorian Weakens to “Extra-Tropical Storm,” Leaves Trail of Devastation in Its Path Important Bills Pending in Congress as Fiscal Year 2019 Winds Down South Korean Ro-Ro Capsizes in Port of Brunswick Ship Channel MM&P Vice President Klaus Luhta Interviewed on “Fox & Friends” […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 3rd, 2019

September 4th 2019

Volume 24… Number 35… Sept. 3, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Hurricane Dorian, Now a Category 3 Storm, Heads Toward U.S. Mainland Congress to Take Up Re-Chartering Export-Import Bank, Key Cargo Source for U.S. Fleet At Least 25 Killed in Fire Aboard California Diving Boat “Individual Seafarers on FOC Ships Not Responsible for Sanctions […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 27th, 2019

August 28th 2019

Volume 24… Number 34… Aug. 27, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: National Maritime Center Issues Final Update on Credential Extensions Newest Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online Tropical Storm Dorian Forecast to Hit Puerto Rico Wednesday as Category 1 Hurricane Crew of Flag-of-Convenience Ship Finally Sets Foot on Land After Three […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 20th, 2019

August 21st 2019

Volume 24… Number 33… Aug. 13, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Congress Investigates Trump Labor Board for Flouting Legal Precedent to Favor Business and Target Unions USCG: June 2020 Deadline for Terminals to Comply With “Seafarer Access Rule” Singapore-Flagged APL Ship Diverted After Container Fire Gibraltar Rejects U.S. Request, Frees Tanker Accused of Violating […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 13th, 2019

August 13th 2019

Volume 24… Number 32… Aug. 13, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: IBU Reaches Tentative Agreement With State of Alaska Port State Control Emergency Systems Inspection Campaign Sept. 1-Nov. 30 After Spate of Fires, Some Carriers to Impose Fines for Incorrectly Identified or Undeclared Cargo UK Court Rules That a Deficient Passage Plan Made Ship […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – August 6th, 2019

August 7th 2019

Volume 24… Number 31… Aug. 6, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Jones Act Waiver Proposal Defeated TTD Calls on Congress to Pass Bill Requiring Carriage of Energy Exports by U.S. Ships NTSB Says Fatigue, Lack of Training, Were Factors in USS JOHN MCCAIN Collision International News: Iran Captures OSV, Refuses to Free Crew of […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 30th, 2019

July 31st 2019

Volume 24… Number 30… July 30, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Labor Alliance Pledges Support for Striking IBU Ferry Workers in Alaska House of Representatives Approves Coast Guard Bill Professional Mariner: “New Shaver Tug Easily the Most Powerful on the Columbia River” “Sustainability” Is 2020 World Maritime Theme Coast Guard Says Recent Malware […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – July 23rd, 2019

July 24th 2019

Volume 24… Number 30… July 23, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Middle East Tensions Rise After Iran Seizes U.K. Tanker MM&P Captain James Staples Interviewed by CNN on Iran’s Seizure of British Ship Nautilus and the ITF Call for Release of Seized British Tanker and Crew Garamendi and Wicker Reintroduce Bill Requiring Carriage by […]

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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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