Top Stories from the Seafarers Log 

(SIU's Monthly Newspaper / January 2017)


President's Column

SIU President Michael Sacco touches on why unions are more important than ever, and also takes a look back at 2016


SIU Dedicates New Hall in Houston

The new hiring hall is a hit with Seafarers, and the ceremonial opening proved uplifting


Maritime Industry Praises Chao Nomination

Representatives from throughout the U.S.-flag fleet have applauded the nomination of Elaine L. Chao as the next United States Secretary of Transportation


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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