Top Stories from the Seafarers Log 

(SIU's Monthly Newspaper / August 2014)


President's Column

SIU President Michael Sacco says current events and history both strongly reinforce the need for a viable U.S. Merchant Marine.


Cape Ray Continues International Mission

The SIU-crewed Cape Ray is helping dispose of materials from Syria's chemical stockpile.


Ex-Im Fight Continues

American Maritime labor is continuing its vigorous push to spur congressional reauthorization of the United States Export-Import Bank, and many others also have recently voiced support.


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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