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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Stevedore, even on that single day, aggravated his underlying knee
It denied privileges to stevedores and carpenters and established semi-autonomous linguistic divisions to successfully confront capital, state, and church interests.
If obvious, the shipowner has no duty to warn or intervene if the longshoreman or stevedore was in a better position to recognize and avoid the dangerous condition.
damages caused by the equipment used by the stevedore or its employees.
The Sindicato required a minimum of 12 stevedores for loading and unloading containers; in most other ports around the world no more than four people do the job.
Finnish stevedores have reportedly ended their strike and were returning to Finnish ports on Monday morning (18 April).
3) if the vessel owner fails to intervene in the stevedore's operations when he has actual knowledge both of the hazard and that the stevedore, in the exercise of 'obviously improvident' judgment, means to work on in the face of it and therefore cannot be relied on to remedy it.
Finnish forest product companies UPM-Kymmene Corporation and Stora Enso Oyj have reportedly closed some of their mills due to the ongoing stevedore strike that has shut a majority of ports in Finland.
Negotiations to end the stevedore strike that has closed several Finnish ports would reportedly continue on Monday (18 April).
Industrial action by Finnish stevedores has reportedly shut down the Finnish ports of Kotka, Hamina, Rauma, Helsinki, Turku, Naantali, Pori, Oulu, Hanko and Kaskinen, while ports in Vaasa, Kokkola, Pietarsaari and Kemi were operating normally.