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Wheelhouse Weekly, September 27, 2022

Volume 28… Number 39, Sept. 27, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: U.S.-Flag Fleet Pushes Back Against Calls to Waive Jones Act in Wake of Hurricane Fiona MARAD Announces New Initiatives To Support Cargo Preference Compliance Friends of Maritime in Congress Work To Boost Funding for Ferry Systems Ships Warned Over Gas Leaks From Nord […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, September 20, 2022

Volume 28… Number 38, Sept. 20, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Unions Tells Congress: “America Depends on the Merchant Marine–and the Merchant Marine Depends on Cargo Preference” “Personal Locator Beacons Should Be Required for All Vessel Personnel,” National Transportation Safety Board Says Liverpool Dock Workers Go Out on Strike Hurricane Fiona Heads Towards the […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, September 6, 2022

Volume 28… Number 36, Sept. 6, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: Insurer Issues New Warning About Risks of Shipping Lithium-Ion Batteries Gallup Poll: Pro-Union Support Highest Since 1965 Also: Adm. Al Herberger, a Champion of the U.S.-Flag Fleet, Dies at 91 Suez Canal Briefly Blocked After Singapore-Flag Tanker Grounds Judge Dismisses Indictment of Dive […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, August 30, 2022

Volume 28… Number 35, Aug. 30, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: New Study Shows Jones Act Provides Substantial Benefits to Puerto Rico Dock Workers’ Unions Stand United Behind the ILWU Labor Department Opens New Resource Center To Promote Unions Military Sealift Command Inactivates Fleet Ocean Tug USNS APACHE Swedish Ferry Safely in Port After […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, August 23, 2022

Volume 28… Number 34, Aug. 23, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: See How the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Is Benefiting Your State Court in Dubai Fines Seafarers Over Container Explosion Longshore Workers Strike at UK’s Biggest Port Vendor Touts New Tool for Fighting Container Fires Your Feedback Needed for a Survey on Workloads and Hours […]

Wheelhouse Weekly, August 16, 2022

Volume 28… Number 33, Aug. 16, 2022 STORIES COVERED In This Issue: “Inflation Reduction Act a Momentous Victory for Working Families,” AFL-CIO Says Mariners Can Now Renew Their TWIC Cards Online USCG Recognizes Crew of CGA CGM HERODOTE for Rescue of Fishermen Off Japan Women Make Up Less Than 2 Percent of Seafaring Workforce, IMO […]