Stevedore


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STEVEDORE. A person employed in loading and unloading vessels. Dunl. Adm. Pr. 98. Vide Arrameurs; Sac

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The Knights of Labor came to the defence of the union when its 2,514 labourers and 115 stevedores faced layoffs and salary reductions.
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.
Since 1998, costs have fallen by 44 per cent in real terms as a result of the stevedores becoming more efficient.
Since 1998, the stevedores have increased the efficiency of their operations, and as a result real unit costs have fallen by 45 per cent.
range of options with respect to the assets of Cleveland Stevedore.
This is about the only place left that does the "old-style" stevedore work.
With a solid stow plan finalized, the burden fell on the stevedore contractor to manage the load through the longshoremen, said Chambers.
Marine cargo specialist Ralph Cote worked with the vessel section on stevedore practices, port security requirements and the efficient discharge sequences.
The unloading was completed by a cooperative team of the International Stevedore Co.
MTMC transporters worked with stevedore laborers and Navy personnel on equipment tie-downs, hazardous material compatibility and cargo documentation.
The sale of the two stevedore companies fits in with Van Ommeren's policy of concentrating on tank storage and tanker shipping.
The best value contracts, which have added so much to Military Traffic Management Command acquisitions, have now been expanded to stevedore negotiations.