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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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It insisted on determining the number of stevedores in each work gang used for loading and unloading cargo.
It is not unreasonable for stevedores to recover some costs for investment in container terminal facilities.
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.
"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.
"Among such measures is, firstly, tightening administrative responsibility for violations by the stevedores of the technological process of transshipment of coal, and secondly, the transition to closed terminals.I always cite an example: the first coal terminal that opened in the port of Vostochny in the 70's was passed century, was closed.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-12 April 2005-Finnish stevedore strike postponed by two weeks - report(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Stevedores will need to work harder to win or retain their customers, with benefits flowing through to shipping lines, importers, and exporters.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-12 April 2005-UPDATE: Finnish stevedore strike postponed by two weeks - report(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
The battalion coordinated with both the 10th Transportation Battalion and the local agent to provide stevedores and support for the vessels.
Increasing competition between stevedores should deliver cheaper imports and lower costs for exporters and will see benefits flow through the whole economy.
The Tunisian Army, Air Force and Special Forces, the Port Authority, the vessel agent and the local stevedores all contributed to our successful discharge and reloading.
The Ports shall ensure that migration to the new Stevedores & Shore Handling Scheme is done by following the statutory provisions under the existing Regulations.