Top Stories from the Seafarers Log 

(SIU's Monthly Newspaper / March 2015)


President's Column

SIU President Michael Sacco talks about the upgrades happening at the union’s affiliated school in southern Maryland


Union Backs Proposal to Improve Shore Leave

The SIU participated in a public meeting concerning a Coast Guard NPRM that would make it easier for mariners to go ashore in the U.S.


Ceremony Marks Construction Milestone

Crowley LNG-Powered Ships Signal New Jobs for Seafarers


The Seafarers International Union, Atlantic, Gulf, Lakes and Inland Waters, AFL-CIO, represents professional United States merchant mariners sailing aboard U.S.-flag vessels in the deep sea, Great Lakes and inland trades.
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  • March 5 - Baltimore, Norfolk, Jacksonville, San Juan
  • March 6 - Algonac
  • March 9 - Houston
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