Documents and Notices

M.E.B.A. HQ & Union Hall Operational Notices

All Union Halls Closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day

Ready for Job Call? Make Sure You Have These...

Members, Applicants Encouraged to Seek STCW ETO Endorsement; CMES Offers Guidance

All Ports Bulletin on DHS Essential Work

COVID-19/M.E.B.A. Guidance and Hiring Hall Practices (Updated 6/29/2020)

General Communications & Updates

Updated Passport Renewal Procedures for Mariners, as of 1/22/23

NMC: Top Medical Certificate "Awaiting Information" Reasons

NMC: Top Five "Awaiting Information" Reasons for MMC Applications 

IMO Brochure: Maritime Human Rights Risks & the COVID-19 Crew Change Crisis

COVID-19 Vaccination for Seafarers & Shipping Companies, A Practical Guide

COVID-19 Legal, Liability & Insurance Issues arising from Vaccination of Seafarers

World Health Organization (WHO) - Updated Pandemic Guidance for Seafarer Safety

AFL-CIO: COVID-19 - Be Vigilant. Be Prepared. Don’t Panic

U.S. Coast Guard Notices (MSIBs, etc.)

MSIB-06-23 - Merchant Mariner Credentialing Delays

Coast Guard Guidance on Endorsements for Basic Tanker Operations

MSIB-1-23 - Reporting Sexual Misconduct on U.S. Vessels

NMC: Credentials Lost Due to Hurricanes Fiona and Ian

MSIB-02-21 (Change 5) - COVID-19 Safety Requirements in the MTS

MSIB-02-22 - Cybersecurity Awareness & Action

MSIB-11-21 - Reporting Sexual Assaults on U.S. Vessels

MSIB-02-21 (Change 3) - COVID-19 Safety Requirements in the Maritime Transportation System 

Update to Qualified Assessor Requirements

MSIB-02-21 (Change 2) - COVID-19 Safety Requirements in the Maritime Transportation System 

MSIB-13-20 (Change 3) - TWIC Operations

G-MMC Policy Letter No. 01-21 - Guidelines for STCW Endorsements for IGF Code Operations

MSIB-19-20 - Malicious Email Spoofing Incidents

NMC: Course Approval Submissions

M.E.B.A. Governing Documents

M.E.B.A. Constitution (Current as of June 17, 2022) (.pdf)

M.E.B.A. By-Laws (Current as of July, 2022) (.pdf)

M.E.B.A. Shipping Rules, as Amended 2021 (.pdf)

Merchant Officers’ Labor Alliance (MOLA) Between M.E.B.A. & MM&P (.pdf)

Forms & Application Packets - 

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M.E.B.A. Database Update (Change of Address) Form

   LMRDA: Know Your Rights
   Beck Rights (.pdf)
   Notification of General Motors/Beck Rights, Dues Check-off Revocations (.pdf)
   Non-Discrimination Notice (.pdf)

   M.E.B.A. Anti-Harassment Statement