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Wheelhouse Weekly, Sept. 5, 2023

Volume 29… Number 36, September 5, 2023 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Update on MM&P Tanker Organizing Campaign: NLRB Clears Way for Representation Election at ATC Two-Thirds of Americans Support Unions, Polling Shows ILWU Members Approve Six-Year Contract Crew of AMHS Ferry AURORA Serves as Coast Guard’s “Comms Platform” in Tour Boat Grounding Marine Insurers […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, Aug. 29, 2023

Volume 29… Number 35, August 29, 2023 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: MM&P and Baydelta Slam Plan To Require Retrofitting Tugs With Untested Filters Unions in the UK Sound Alarm Over Bill That Would Require Mariners To Detain Migrants Great Lakes Maritime Task Force Names Rep. Pete Stauber Legislator of the Year MARAD Warns That […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, Aug. 22, 2023

Volume 29… Number 34, August 22, 2023 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S.-Flag Coalition Comes Out in Force in Support of Cargo Preference Seafarers on FOC Ships Report Growing Discontent Over Workloads, Lack of Shore Leave Derelict Yemeni Oil Tanker Has Been Emptied Crew of USNS MILLINOCKET Aids Vessel in Distress MV OCEAN GIANT Returns […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, Aug. 15, 2023

Volume 29… Number 33, August 15, 2023 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Maui Wildfire Response: MM&P Employee Assistance Program Offers Crisis Support Hotline Maui Wildfire Response: AFL-CIO Union Community Fund Collecting Donations for Maui Residents Maui Wildfire Response: Matson Navigation and Pasha Hawaii Assisting in Relief Efforts Also in This Issue: U.S.-Led Coalition Urges Ships […]


Researchers who conducted anonymous interviews with 115 female seafarers have compiled a list of the problems most often cited as impediments to pursuing a career in maritime. The study was conducted by two non-governmental organizations, The Global Maritime Forum and a group that it funds, the All Aboard Alliance, which represents 36 member companies. The […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, Aug. 8, 2023

Volume 29… Number 32, August 8, 2023 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S. May Deploy Marines to Commercial Vessels to Deter Iran From Seizing Ships Navy Accepts Delivery of Newest Fleet Oiler Great Lakes Towing Christens Two New Tugs “We Need to Reinvent the Lifeboat,” Safety Experts Say International Study Identifies 15 Key “Pain Points” […]