Top Stories from the Seafarers Log 

(SIU's Monthly Newspaper / January 2015)


President's Column

SIU President Michael Sacco says there’s no doubting the tremendous value of the nation’s freight cabotage law.


Liberty Grace Rescues 231 Refugees

SIU members came to the aid of Syrians aboard a fishing trawler adrift 120 nautical miles southeast of Sicily.


SIU-Contracted Companies Win Awards

Emphasizing the importance of protecting the planet, the Chamber of Shipping of America handed out its yearly Certificates of Environmental Achievement to numerous SIU-contracted companies along with other recipients.


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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