Top Stories from the Seafarers Log 

(SIU's Monthly Newspaper / August 2017)


President's Column:Jones Act is an All-American Law

SIU President Michael Sacco points out how U.S. freight cabotage law boosts national, economic and homeland security


ITF: Australian Gov’t Finds FOC Shipping a Security Risk

New report cites ‘lack of transparency,’ other significant concerns


Union Announces Several New Contracts

Each Features Annual Wage Hikes, Maintenance of Benefits


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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