stevedore


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stevedore

a person employed to load or unload ships
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Under the stewardship of the Pate family, Pate Stevedore has for several decades worked throughout the US Gulf from Panama City to Pascagoula and like most companies whose services have withstood the test of time, Pate Stevedore has experienced both growth and change.
Metropolitan Stevedore for the single day of April 22, 1995.
Chapters 1 to 3 begin with two petitions, one in 1834 with stevedores and carpenters vying for a mutual aid society, and another for the unionization of longshoremen in 1845.
That race represented a big drop in class for Stevedore, who had been competing in decent handicaps when trained by Brian Meehan.
When the containers are stacked seven or eight levels high, stevedores don't want to go on top, said Roenbeck.
"First and foremost, we are stevedores," says Graeme Cooper, maintenance manager of American Stevedoring Inc., in Port Elizabeth, NJ.
Since the steamships, the ship's crew has been replaced by dockers, still employed on a daily basis by the stevedores, to handle the ship's cargo.
Even when the dangerous condition was brought into play by the stevedore, the longshoreman's employer, the vessel still was liable for unseaworthiness.(5) At the same time, however, courts allowed the vessel in most cases to recover its damages from the stevedore for breaching its duty of workmanlike performance.(6)
owner as opposed to in its capacity as stevedore. (28) In order for a
The man, who sustained serious head injuries, works as a stevedore,loading and unloading ships,for the Milford Docks Company.
"I have left my youth in the port:' says Alexandre Jacinto, a 47-year-old stevedore, who has spent more than half of his lifetime in the port, working there since he turned 18.