Wheelhouse Weekly – December 4th, 2018

December 5th 2018

Volume 23… Number 49… Dec. 4, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Government Watchdog Agency, Citing Importance of U.S. Fleet, Calls for Completion of National Maritime Strategy Chamber of Shipping Environmental Achievement Awards to MM&P-Crewed Ships Matson’s DANIEL K. INOUYE Arrives in Hawaii Rep. Sam Graves to Lead Republicans on House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 27th, 2018

November 28th 2018

Volume 23… Number 48… Nov. 27, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Kudos to Sandy Hook Pilots’ Boat Crews for Recovery Operation in Extreme Weather U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Readies to Build New Soo Lock Congressman John Garamendi: “Jones Act Essential to U.S. Economy and War Fighting Capacity” Tensions High on Black Sea After […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 20th, 2018

November 21st 2018

Volume 23… Number 47… Nov. 20, 2018 STORIES COVERED Holiday Greetings: Happy Thanksgiving! Coast Guard News: Coast Guard Requests Comments on Draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual Important Reminder on Filling Out Application for a TWIC Also in This Issue: Asia’s Top Seafaring Nations Call for “Fair Treatment of Seafarers” in the Event of a Maritime […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 13th, 2018

November 14th 2018

Volume 23… Number 46… Nov. 13, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Working People “a Driving Force in Midterm Elections,” Unions Say MM&P Government Group Members Overwhelmingly Approve Dues Increase MM&P Members Save Humpback Whale and Their Story Goes Viral Philly Shipyard Delivers First New Jones Act Containership to Matson MM&P Salutes Inland Boatmen’s Union […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – November 6th, 2018

November 7th 2018

Volume 23… Number 45… Nov. 6, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P Members and Friends Honored at Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards Ceremony Matson Begins U.S.-Flag Service to Marshall Islands U.S. Maritime Authorities Issue Two New Advisories New ILWU Leadership Team Pledges to “Carry Forward the Union’s Progressive Tradition” Plus: MM&P Member Reflects […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 30th, 2018

October 30th 2018

Volume 23… Number 44… Oct. 30, 2018 STORIES COVERED Protect Your Future: Vote for Candidates Who Support the American Merchant Marine In This Issue: New Soo Lock Project Reaches Milestone, Can Now Compete for Funding New Issue of MM&P Magazine Now Online Human Rights Group Calls Seafarer Abandonment “a Case of Modern Day Slavery” Naval […]

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2018 September-October MM&P Magazine Available Now!

October 25th 2018 ,

Download current issue: September – October 2018 In this issue: new study shows that cabotage laws like the Jones Act—far from being an exception as opponents would portray it–are currently in force in 80 percent of United Nations’ countries with coastlines; New York Water Taxi crew responds to “man overboard” situation; Alaska Marine Highway system christens […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 23rd, 2018

October 23rd 2018

Volume 23… Number 43… Oct. 23, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maritime Authorities Warn of GPS Interference in Area of Jeddah Port There Will Be No Delay in Implementing 2020 Sulfur Fuel Cap, IMO Says President Trump Signs “Save Our Seas” Act AFL-CIO Launches “Massive” Digital Ad Campaign to Promote Pro-Labor Candidates Hurricane Willa […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 16th, 2018

October 17th 2018

Volume 23… Number 42… Oct. 16, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew of USNS WALLY SCHIRRA Rescues Five Fishermen in South China Sea Bipartisan Water Resources Legislation Heads to President’s Desk for Signature Marriott Hotel Workers in Eight Cities Now on Strike Hurricane Michael Death Toll Stands at 19 Also: Don’t Forget Your Union-Made […]

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Wheelhouse Weekly – October 9th, 2018

October 10th 2018

Volume 23… Number 41… Oct. 9, 2018 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Hurricane Michael Expected to Hit Florida Panhandle Wednesday USNS COMFORT Deploys to Help Refugees From Venezuela U.S. Destroyer, Chinese Warship, Meet in Close Quarters in South China Sea Unions Skeptical of New U.S.-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal Amazon Raises Minimum Hourly Wage in U.S. to […]

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