Wheelhouse Weekly – March 17th, 2020

March 18th 2020

Volume 25… Number 10… March 17, 20201 STORIES COVERED Notice to the MM&P Community Regarding COVID-19 Safety Measures MITAGS WEST Closed Until April 24 In This Issue: Military Sealift Command Memorandum on Force Health Protection Measures Impact of COVID-19 on Mariner Credentialing Program NOAA To Suspend Sailing Operations for 30 Days Pentagon To Deploy Hospital […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 10th, 2020

March 11th 2020

Volume 25… Number 10… March 10, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Urges Congress to Help Mariners Forced to Remain on Bouchard Tugs for Months Without Pay TTD Celebrates 30 Years of Advocacy on Behalf of Transportation Workers, 100th Anniversary of the Jones Act AFL-CIO Goes to Court to Block New National Labor Relations […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – March 3rd, 2020

March 4th 2020

Volume 25… Number 9… March 3, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Navy, MSC, Release New COVID-19 Command Response Plan, Medical Guidance Container Volumes Fall at US Ports White House Advances Plan That Could Take Union Rights Away From Civil Service Mariners Good News: Congress Clears World War II Mariner Legislation Plus: Income Growth Slowed […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 25th, 2020

February 26th 2020

Volume 25… Number 8… Feb. 25, 2020 STORIES COVERED Maritime Advisory: Labor Board Steamrolls Workers to Favor Business, Reversing Decades of Legal Precedent Also in This Issue: Coronavirus Update Defense Think Tank Calls for New Maritime Strategy New Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online After Slashing Ferry System Budget, Alaska To Contract […]

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February 19th 2020 ,

Download current issue: January – February 2020 In this issue: Alaska study shows privatization “not feasible” for most ferry routes; crews of Maersk Columbus, Maersk Kinloss and USNS Salvor commended for rescue operations; three mariners bid farewell to a ship and to life at sea; Maritime Labor Alliance opposes waterfront ballpark in Oakland; 88th MM&P Convention […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 18th, 2020

February 19th 2020

Volume 25… Number 7… Feb. 18, 2020 STORIES COVERED Maritime Advisory: Authorities Warn of Mines in Southern Red Sea, Maritime Boundary Between Saudi Arabia and Yemen In This Issue: Alaskans Protest Draconian Cuts to Ferry System, End of Service to Local Communities International Unions Seek Meeting With Panama Canal Administrator Over Tug Captains’ Working Conditions […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 11th, 2020

February 13th 2020

Volume 25… Number 6… Feb. 11, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Administration May Deny Union Rights to Civil Service Mariners President’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget: Some Good News and Some Bad News for Maritime Impact of Coronavirus Grows as Number of Cases Increases Military Sealift Command Issues Fleet Update on Coronavirus Protection Measures Also: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – February 4th, 2020

February 5th 2020

Volume 25… Number 5… Feb. 4, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Advisory on Novel Coronavirus Also: Number of US Workers Represented by Unions Remained Steady in 2019 AT&T Saves Big Under New Tax Law, But Still Cuts Thousands of Jobs in the US American Manufacturing Sees Biggest Drop in More Than a Decade […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 28th, 2020

January 28th 2020

Volume 25… Number 4… Jan. 28, 2020 STORIES COVERED Maritime Alert: Authorities Issue Guidance on New Coronavirus Strain: “Protect Yourself and Others From Getting Sick” Also in This Issue: India’s Prohibition on Single-Use Plastics on Ships Sets Stage for Nationwide Ban Strategy to Buttress U.S.-Flag Fleet Will Be Ready Next Month, Government Watchdog Says Maritime […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 21st, 2020

January 21st 2020

Volume 25… Number 3… Jan. 21, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Matson’s LURLINE Makes Maiden Port Call in Hawaii National Maritime Center to End Walk-In Exams at RECs US Says Bouchard Must Compensate Whistleblower Whose Brother Died in Barge Explosion High Court in Italy Upholds Release of German Rescue Ship Captain Alaska Marine Highway […]

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