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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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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 3rd, 2020

November 4th 2020

Volume 25… Number 44… Nov. 3, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Seafarers’ Happiness Survey” Shows Slight Increase in Optimism About Crew Change Panama-Flag Car Carrier Arrested at Port of Melbourne for Crew Change Violations Also: Study Finds Risk of Virus Exposure on Aircraft Contracted to DOD Is Very Low Plus: Maryland Governor Takes the […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 27th, 2020

October 28th 2020

Volume 25… Number 43… Oct. 27, 2020 STORIES COVERED Important: Vote for Candidates Who Support America’s Merchant Marine and Working Families News Flash: Special Notice For Residents of California—Vote No on Prop 22! Also in This Issue: “The Future of Autonomous Shipping Depends More on the Cost-Benefit Ratio Than on the Evolution of the Technology,” […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 20th, 2020

October 20th 2020

Volume 25… Number 42… Oct. 20, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: China and South Africa Relax Restrictions on Crew Change MM&P Members Aboard BUCHANAN 5 Help Extinguish Fire in Stamford Harbor Vote for Candidates Who Support America’s Merchant Marine Mercy Ships Seeks Volunteers To Sail Brand New Vessel Plus: Long Overdue for Relief, Unpaid […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 13th, 2020

October 14th 2020

Volume 25… Number 41… Oct. 13, 2020 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Some Foreign Mariners Blocked From Crew Change in US”: Maritime Groups Ask Congress to Help AFL-CIO: “Administration’s Violations of International Labor Standards During Pandemic Amount to Forced Labor” Lake Carriers Association President Talks Icebreaking, Ballast Water and More in Marine Log Interview Plus: […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 6th, 2020

October 7th 2020

Volume 25… Number 40… Oct. 6, 2020 STORIES COVERED Crew Change: “Detain Ships To Stop the Humanitarian Crisis at Sea,” Nautilus Federation Unions Say ITF, Joint Employers Group, Warn Against Blacklisting Seafarers Who Are “Just Trying to Get Home” “Shocking”: On the Day POTUS Tests Positive for Covid-19, US DOT Rejects Mask Mandate for Commercial, […]

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