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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 17th, 2019

December 18th 2019

Volume 24… Number 50… Dec. 17, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: World War II Mariner Legislation Clears Major Hurdle CIVMARS Aboard USNS SALVOR, Navy Divers, Free Grounded Passenger Vessel in Micronesia In Mass Abduction, Pirates Kidnap 20 Off Coast of Togo Coast Guard News: Update to Qualified Assessor Requirements Most New York Waterway Ferries […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – December 10th, 2019

December 11th 2019

Volume 24… Number 49… Dec. 10, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: House, Senate Agree To Extend and Enhance Maritime Security Program AFL-CIO Endorses New Trade Deal After Negotiating Major Changes to Protect US Workers MAERSK COLUMBUS Assists in Search and Rescue Operation Off Spanish Coast New Issue of MM&P Magazine Now Online Help Push […]

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2019 NOVEMBER – DECEMBER MM&P MAGAZINE AVAILABLE NOW!

December 9th 2019 ,

Download current issue: November – December 2019 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 – December 3rd, 2019

December 4th 2019

Volume 24… Number 48… Dec. 3, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P’s Steve Werse and Tim Ferrie To Be Honored by Seafarers’ International House Business Media Outlet Forbes Interviews GREEN LAKE Master for Thanksgiving-Themed Article Los Angeles Times: “Dive Boat on Which 34 Died Was Exempt From Some USCG Safety Rules” AFL-CIO: “European Companies […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 26th, 2019

November 27th 2019

Volume 24… Number 47… Nov. 26, 2019 Happy Thanksgiving! MM&P wishes all readers of The Wheelhouse Weekly, their families and friends, at sea and ashore, a Happy Thanksgiving filled with good food and good times. In This Issue: Download the New MM&P App Today! Funding Legislation Extends MSP Payments IMO Commends MV GREEN LAKE Crew […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 19th, 2019

November 19th 2019

Volume 24… Number 46… Nov. 19, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: NOAA To Stop Producing Traditional Paper Charts Military Sealift Command Christens Newest Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel House of Representatives Acts to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank Congressman Conor Lamb Joins Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Urgent Calls for Anti-Piracy Action After More Gulf of Guinea Kidnappings […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 12th, 2019

November 12th 2019

Volume 24… Number 45… Nov. 12, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Defunding Alaska Ferries Will Cause Long-Term Harm to the State and Its Citizens,” Maritime Labor Alliance Warns Transportation Unions Call for Congressional Support of Short Sea Shipping After Boeing 737 Max Debacle, Union Airline Pilots Want a Voice in Approval of New Aircraft […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 5th, 2019

November 6th 2019

Volume 24… Number 44… Nov. 5, 2019 STORIES COVERED AOTOS Awards: MV GREEN LAKE Receives Gallant Ship Award for Rescue of Survivors of Car Carrier Blaze; Merchant Marine Medal to All Members of Crew U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Receives Admiral of the Ocean Sea Award Mariner’s Plaque to USNS BRUNSWICK for Typhoon Response Also: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 29th, 2019

October 30th 2019

Volume 24… Number 43… Oct. 29, 2019 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Pundits Wonder: Are Unions Back? Maritime Coalition Calls on Senate to Pass Measure That Would Strengthen Compliance With Cargo Preference Requirements Washington State Prepares to Convert Largest Ferries to Hybrid Electric Propulsion Wildfires Force Evacuation of Cal Maritime Campus Auto Workers End Strike, […]

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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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