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Book Review: Terminal Island: Lost Communities of Los Angeles Harbor
Terminal Island is a largely artificial island located in Los Angeles County, California, between the city of Los Angeles and the city of Long Beach.
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Looking for America: Highways and Bi-ways in the Drive Act
I recently took a road trip from Connecticut to Iowa to connect with old college friends. While construction annoyed and delayed our travel it was a welcome sight considering that construction in and around major cities means that future travel will be smoother.
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Teamsters expand Labor actions at ports of LA/LB
The Teamsters Union has expanded labor actions from its on-going strike at Pacific 9 Transportation to include three other harbor trucking companies serving the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, according to Barb Maynard, spokeswoman for the Teamsters Port Division.
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Panama:  A Growing Transshipment Opportunity
For more than 100 years, the Panama Canal has served the world’s maritime trade industry—shortening time and distance between producers and consumers.
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Bistate port expands impact on economies in three states
Business is up and the impact study by the New York Shipping Association Inc. (NYSA) shows impressive increases in jobs and revenue for the region.
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Southern California Teamsters seek “employee” recognition for harbor truckers
A watershed battle between the Teamsters Union and Pacific 9 Transportation in Southern California may be the tipping point in the union’s efforts to force harbor-trucking companies to reclassify drivers from independent contractors to employees.
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Review: “Port Town” a history of Port of Long Beach
f you are looking for a Christmas present for that special someone who works in the U.S. maritime or port related industries, then the new book Port Town, published by the Port of Long Beach, will be a good investment.
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SCPA refrigerated cargo grows rapidly
Refrigerated cargo is a rapidly growing business for the SCPA, primarily through exports of poultry and agriculture products. Refrigerated cargo volumes increased 35% from 2011 to 2014 (calendar years).
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When is a real Project - a project?
When Global Shipping Services Project Director Jim Zino got a call from a satisfied customer with the question, "Are you ready to move more helicopters?" He was ready.
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CMA CGM Vivaldi launches new big boxship era at Halifax
A new era has been launched at the deep water Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia with the arrival on August 3 of the CMA CGM Vivaldi at Halterm International Container Terminal. The 8478-TEU, 334-metre long Vivaldi is the largest container vessel to berth at Halterm and on Canada’s East Coast. Up till now, the biggest container vessels calling at Halifax were in the 7500-TEU range.
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