Longshoreman

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Longshoreman

A person who loads and unloads cargo from ships. Because these jobs are often both temporary and dangerous, longshoremen in the United States are entitled to coverage under the Longshore Act. A longshoreman is also called a docker or a stevedore.
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The activities of the Stevedore will depend on the type of ship or cargo being worked, but would normally include the following:
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.
Tomorrow's contest does not look as though it will overface Stevedore on his initial appearance for the Millman team.
When the containers are stacked seven or eight levels high, stevedores don't want to go on top, said Roenbeck.
On the other side of the city, the 6,000-member Sindicato dos Estivadores de Santos, or stevedores union, were holding one of their most bitter strikes, brandishing a coffin bearing Ribamar's name on it.
The industry is now poised to benefit further; this time, competition from a third stevedore will spur the industry to become even more efficient, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims said.
We have a great team consisting of members of the 842nd, the Port of Beaumont, our stevedore contractor and union labors," said Pendergraft.
If conditions don't improve, Basauri says his company will not be able to retain the 800 workers it has historically hired for stevedore services in Valpara[acute{i}]so.
The addition of capacity at most ports and the entry of a new stevedore, Hutchison Port Holdings, in Brisbane and Sydney next year are both important developments for promoting heightened competition.
Will withdraw stevedore operations from Port of Cleveland
Total Terminals, established in 1991, is a full service marine terminal and stevedore operator along the U.
It's also a joint and combined team with Navy and Air Force service members Department of the Army civilians, civilian contractors, and host nation stevedore support," said Harvey.