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Fall 2022 The Master, Mate & Pilot Magazine is Now Online

The Fall 2022 edition of The Master, Mate & Pilot is available by clicking here. The Master, Mate & Pilot is published by the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P). The articles in the magazine are copyrighted by MM&P. For reprint permission, contact the MM&P Communications Office: communications@bridgedeck.org.

Panama Canal Fly-Over with MM&P Secy-Treasurer

MM&P International Secretary-Treasurer Don Josberger and MM&P Representative Eduardo Iglesias got a birds-eye view of the Panama Canal yesterday. The audio is helicopter noise, not dialog. The image above, left to right: Pilot Alvaro Alvarez, Don Josberger, Eduardo Iglesias, and Pilot Boris Arjona We look forward to more information about the visit, but for now, […]

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 […]

Seattle Unions to Greet ‘most hated man in Britain’ Monday

After a public outcry from the international labor movement and elected officials, P&O Ferries CEO Peter Hebblethwaite will no longer be attending the Interferry Conference in Seattle. Read the full story – Seattle Unions to Greet ‘most hated man in Britain’ Monday In March 2022, Hebblethwaite fired nearly 800 workers — represented by Nautilus International and […]

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 […]