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  • v. Present participle of stevedore.


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  • freight-handling, or "stevedoring," companies, as well as individual longshoremen, before licensing them to work on the docks.

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  • Some trace the backlash against sovereign-wealth funds and state-owned companies to Dubai Ports World's 2007 bid to acquire terminal operations and stevedoring services at several major U.S. ports.

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  • Transit camp near Takao Harbor, men did stevedoring work.

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  • A company called Best Labor Service, Inc. with offices at 3030 Woodland Ave. … supplies longshoremen to the stevedoring companies.

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  • This includes A$760 million at its container ports business, A$150 million at its general stevedoring division and A$50 million at its automotive business.

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  • The writedown, primarily of its Patrick stevedoring business which operates at Australia's four major container ports, was expected since the company warned about it in May.

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  • Joe Teitelbaum, owner of a Miami stevedoring company, played ball with organized crime.

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  • The shipping of freight containers by sea is not expensive, but transferring freight from the domain of rail haulage into the shipping “container world” requires the cumbersome and expensive technologies of railheads, docks, container handling cranes, and stevedoring.

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  • Unlike the auto industry, there are no non-union container stevedoring companies to compare with.

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  • That day, the stevedoring contractor handling the unloading decided it would hire the beggars down the dock, without experience or skills - and without union cards - willing to work for just one-third of union scale.

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