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Wheelhouse Weekly, November 8, 2022

Volume 28… Number 45, Nov. 8, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Matson Orders Three New LNG-Powered Containerships MM&P Officers, Maritime Industry VIPs, Among Those Honored at AOTOS Sen. Wicker Calls Jones Act Waivers for Puerto Rico “Unnecessary” and “Unlawful” Port of Baltimore Getting a New Container Terminal AFL-CIO: “Big Increase in Interest Rates Is […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, November 1, 2022

Volume 28… Number 44, Nov. 1, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Protect Your Job: Vote for Candidates Who Support the American Merchant Marine Administration Announces Over $703 Million in Grants to Improve Port Infrastructure USNS COMFORT in Guatemala for New Humanitarian Mission Danish Company Says Its Sensor System Can Predict Parametric Rolling Australian Unions […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, October 25, 2022

Volume 28… Number 43, Oct.25, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Crew of ALLIANCE FAIRFAX Helps Migrants in Straits of Florida Bipartisan T&I Committee Leaders Question Jones Act Waivers International Survey Finds Widespread Discrimination Against Female Seafarers DOT and NY State To Share Jurisdiction Over Crimes on USMMA Property Also: Containership Drifts for 30 Hours […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, October 18, 2022

Volume 28… Number 42, Oct. 18, 2022 STORIES COVERED Nautilus: Nautilus Seeks To Boost the Public’s Knowledge of Maritime: Interview With Captain Richard Phillips, Who Was Kidnapped by Somali Pirates, Launches New Podcast Series Also In This Issue: Men Who Belong to a Union Make $1.3 Million More in Their Lifetimes Than Men Who Are […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, October 11, 2022

Volume 28… Number 41, Oct.11, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: AFL-CIO: “Freedom Is on the Ballot on Nov. 8” New Issue of The Master, Mate & Pilot Now Online Credentials Lost Due to Hurricanes Fiona and Ian ITF Inspectors Recover More Than $37 Million Owed to Seafarers Plus: Mental Health Resources Available EyeMed Offers […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, October 4, 2022

Volume 28… Number 40, Oct. 4, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S.-Flag Fleet Slams “Illegal, Unnecessary” Jones Act Waiver: “It Undermines Dedicated US Supply Chain for Puerto Rico and Should Never Be Repeated” Bipartisan Legislation Would Enhance Cargo Preference, Strengthen Merchant Marine Under Pressure From Unions, “Europe’s Worst Employer” Withdraws From Ferry Conference TS […]