Top Stories from the Seafarers Log 

(SIU's Monthly Newspaper / December 2014)


President's Column

SIU President Michael Sacco wraps up the year with announcements about new tonnage, the aftermath of the mid-term elections and exciting developments at the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education


Major Upgrades Coming to Paul Hall Center

Significant upgrades are under way at the SIU-affiliated Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education, highlighted by new, state-of-the-art simulators that should be ready for use in the first quarter of 2015


Seafarers Head to Africa to Combat Ebola

Members mobilize aboard RRF ships for Operation United Assistance


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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