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Wheelhouse Weekly – January 5th, 2021

January 5th 2021

Volume 26… Number 1… Jan. 5, 2021 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Funding for MSP, Food for Peace, RRF in Appropriations Act Signed Into Law at Year-End Congress Overrides Veto of National Defense Authorizations Act, Enacting Maritime Priorities The Philippines and Singapore Tighten Crew Change Restrictions in Response to New Covid-19 Variant Coast Guard Relaxes […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 29th, 2020

December 30th 2020

Volume 25… Number 52… Dec. 29, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Ballot Count for MM&P Election Postponed Due To Covid-19 Coast Guard Extends Merchant Mariner Credentials, Endorsements, Medical Certificates and Course Approvals American Martitime Partnership Honors America’s Mariners Transportation Labor Ready To Get To Work With Newly Nominated DOT Secretary Maersk Containership Suffers Engine […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 22nd, 2020

December 23rd 2020

Volume 25… Number 51… Dec. 22, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Message From the MM&P General Executive Board CDC Vaccination Rollout Schedule for Essential Workers Congress Appropriates Full Funding for Maritime Security Program for 2021 Unions Applaud Covid-19 Relief Package, But Warn Americans Need Far More Help ILO Panel of Experts: “UN Member States […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 15th, 2020

December 16th 2020

Volume 25… Number 50… Dec. 15, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Industry Calls on Congress To Include Emergency Funding for Marine Transportation System in Next Covid-19 Relief Package IMO: “Failure To Allow Crew Change Violates Basic Human Rights” New Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online AFL-CIO Recognizes MM&P’s Participation in […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 8th, 2020

December 9th 2020

Volume 25… Number 49… Dec. 8, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: FMC Commissioners: “Maritime Workers Must Be Prioritized in Testing and Vaccine Rollout” UN, ILO Call on Governments To Take Urgent Action on Crew Change SEACOR Holdings, Owner of Waterman Steamship Lines, Going Private CDC Releases New Covid-19 Well-Being and Mental Health Resources for […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 1st, 2020

December 2nd 2020

Volume 25… Number 48… Dec. 1, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P, Transportation Labor, Mourn the Passing of TTD President Larry Willis “Covid-19’s Impact on Mariners Could Lead to Many Quitting the Industry,” Nautilus Warns New Study Finds Widespread Discrepancies in MLC Hours of Work Reporting US Attorney’s Office Charges 31 in Test-Fixing Scam […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 24th, 2020

November 25th 2020

Volume 25… Number 47… Nov. 24, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: A Thanksgiving Message From MM&P President Don Marcus ITF: “Our Brave Members Put Their Lives on the Line Every Day” TTD Unions Call for Immediate COVID Relief for America’s Working Families US Maritime Community As a Whole To Be Honored Virtually at 2020 […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 17th, 2020

November 18th 2020

Volume 25… Number 46… Nov. 17, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: HORIZON RELIANCE Crew Rescues Two Downed Pilots Australia To Again Start Enforcing 11-Month Time Limit on Shipboard Service International Maritime Organization Officially Endorses Industry Covid-19 Crew Change Protocols Gulf of Guinea: Pirates Kidnap 14 Mariners From Chinese Heavy Lift Ship Make Your Voice […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 10th, 2020

November 12th 2020

Volume 25… Number 45… Nov. 10, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: AFL-CIO President: “Joe Biden’s Firewall Was Union Made” Transportation Labor Celebrates Historic Biden, Harris Victory Maritime Supporters Win Reelection to Congress Also in This Issue: “Some Charterers Preventing Crew Change,” INTERCARGO Says Pirates Abandon Hijacked Product Tanker After Italian Frigate Intervenes This Day […]

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