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stevedore

a person employed to load or unload ships
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During 2016, appealed to the courts of various instances with a petition to suspend the activities of stevedores that violate the technology of coal transshipment.
Ninth Circuit issued its decision in Metropolitan Stevedore Co.
80 a day, conflicts proliferated between supervisors and stevedores, and strikes and violence occurred in 1855.
4 March 2010 - Finnish paper maker Stora Enso Oyj (HEL: STERV) said today the ongoing strike of the stevedores at Finnish ports will weigh by some EUR2.
The team was charged with ensuring 100 percent process dedication to manage all theater strategic sealift requirements and coordinate operations at the port, including berthing, cargo staging, port clearances, ship husbanding and repair, and stevedore labor.
He added that "containerization" has made it easier to handle cargo, and he said it's rare that a stevedore illegally unloads or loads a vessel.
More than 10 companies started offering their services, which caused a salary reduction for stevedores and prompted some of them to quit.
In addition, although the condition was non-obvious, the court failed to consider that the expert stevedores might regularly face such hazards in the course of their employment and should be on guard to avoid them.
The ACCCs annual Container Stevedoring Monitoring Report has stated that while stevedoring operating profits per TEU have risen by over 25 per cent in 2016-17, competition levels are set to increase as there are now three stevedores competing at the nations three largest container ports.
longshoremen, stevedores, and vessel owners, Congress amended Section
During that week, stevedores loaded more than 1,200 pieces of cargo, including tanks, Bradley Fighting Vehicles, wheeled vehicles and containers to an LMSR (large, medium-speed, roll-on/roll-off ship).