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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 22, 2019

October 23rd 2019

Volume 24… Number 42… Oct. 22, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Remembering Congressman Elijah Cummings, a Powerful Voice for the American Merchant Marine New Edition of MM&P Magazine Now Online Plus: Longtime MM&P Official and Master Mariner Steven Werse Inducted Into SUNY Maritime College Heritage Hall Labor News: GM Strike Continues as UAW Members […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 15th, 2019

October 16th 2019

Volume 24… Number 41… Oct. 15, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Search for Missing BOURBON RHODE Crewmembers Must Continue,” ITF Says Iranian Tanker Damaged in Missile Strike Now Heading for Port of Bandar Abbas Five Mariners Die When Panama-Flagged Cargo Ship Sinks in Typhoon Antigua Barbuda-Flagged Cargo Ship Grounds on Coast of Corsica Labor […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 8th, 2019

October 9th 2019

Volume 24… Number 40… Oct. 8, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “There’s an Easy Way for Washington to Fend Off Recession and Help Thousands of Americans,” Says TTD ITF: “Captain Detained for Three Years in Sri Lanka a Victim of Criminalization” Search Winds Down for Seven Missing in Sinking of Luxembourg-Flag Tug BOURBON RHODE […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 1st, 2019

October 2nd 2019

Volume 24… Number 39… Oct. 1, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: In Darkness and Gale-Force Winds, Crew of MAERSK MONTANA Rescues Mariner From Sinking Sailboat Maritime Labor Alliance Unions Meet, Pledge Solidarity With Striking Auto Workers Eight Missing After Luxembourg-Flag Tug Sinks in Hurricane Maritime Advisories: GPS Interference in Eastern/Central Mediterranean and Suez Canal […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – September 24th, 2019

September 24th 2019

Volume 24… Number 38… Sept. 24, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Senate Panel Advances Maritime Security Program Funding MARAD Continues Push for Recapitalization of Ready Reserve Force Fleet USTRANSCOM Orders “No-Notice” Activation of 28 Reserve Sealift Fleet Ships House of Representatives Unanimously Passes World War II Mariner Legislation “White House Trade Deal Would Suck […]

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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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