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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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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 28th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 22… May 28, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. Maritime Administrator Mark Buzby: “Captain Boyce and GREEN LAKE Crew Exemplify Spirit of Maritime Day” Congressional Panel Approves Maritime Security Program Funding Industry Unites to Support World War II Mariners One Longshore Worker Dies, Another Is Critically Injured, in Accident at Port […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 21st, 2019

Volume 24… Number 21… May 21, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Senate Panel Advances Maritime Security Program Legislation U.S. Accuses Iran of Responsibility for Sabotage of Four Tankers America Salutes Merchant Mariners on Maritime Day After Fires Aboard Its RO/ROs, Shipowner Grimaldi Wants New Rules for Cargo Bipartisan Bill Would Protect Administrative Law Judges […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 14th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 20… May 14, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. Authorities Issue Maritime Safety Alerts Four Oil Tankers Attacked Off Coast of United Arab Emirates Ex-Im Bank, Important Source of Cargo for U.S.-Flag Ships, Will Again Have a Quorum Houston Ship Channel Closed for Two Days After LPG Carrier Collides With Barge […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – May 7th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 19… May 7, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Administration Upholds Jones Act in Face of Waiver Request U.S.-Flag Fleet Salutes Congressman Cedric Richmond Coast Guard, Still Dealing With Impact of Government Shutdown, Further Extends Credentials White House Meeting on Infrastructure a Good First Step, Transportation Unions Say Job Opportunities: Port Pilot […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 30th, 2019

Volume 24… Number 18… April 30, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Labor Alliance Pledges to Defend Jobs Threatened by Automation Insurers Warn of Risks of Incorrectly Declared Cargo Coast Guard Study Finds Serious Deficiencies on 30 Percent of Targeted U.S.-Flag Deep-Draft Ships Contract for Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter Awarded to VT Halter […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 23rd, 2019

April 24th 2019

Volume 24… Number 17… April 23, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New York Marine Society Honors MV GREEN LAKE Officers and Crew for Rescuing Seven in SINCERITY ACE Blaze New York Marine Society Honors Captain Morgan McManus Opponents of Plan to Build Stadium at Port of Oakland Crank Up the Heat Carnival Corporation Cited […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – April 16th, 2019

April 17th 2019

Volume 24… Number 16… April 16, 2019 STORIES COVERED Also in This Issue: Kudos to Officers Ryan Zwick and Jeremy Cunningham, Who Used “Stop Work Authority” to Resolve Cargo Plan Safety Issue “Beware the Silent Killer”: Coast Guard Issues New Safety Alert on Risks of Confined Spaces Freezer-Burned Food, 16-Hour Days, Wages of $250/Month: Unions […]

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