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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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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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