Top Stories from the Seafarers Log 

(SIU's Monthly Newspaper / August 2015)


President's Column

SIU President Michael Sacco says the fight to renew the U.S. Export-Import Bank isn’t finished


Penn Maritime Crews Ratify 3-Year Pact

Contract with New Owner Kirby Boosts Wages, Maintains Benefits


Paul Hall Center Conducts LNG Course

The SIU-affiliated school in Piney Point, Maryland, remains at the cutting edge of vocational training


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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