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Jaxport Gets New Calls by China Shipping, UASC

The Port of Jacksonville will get new calls this month by China Shipping and United Arab Shipping, which participate in a vessel-sharing agreement with CMA CGM in its PEX 3 service.

This development makes Jaxport the last port of call on the PEX 3 rotation’s westbound leg, following U.S. calls at Houston, Mobile and Miami.



Longshoremen honor coworker killed on job

Militant photo

The International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1416 organized a memorial meeting April 28 for Kevin Whyms, a coworker killed on the job March 30 after a container fell on him. More than 100 workers, family members, and other unionists gathered at the Seamen’s Center hall at the Port of Miami. Over the last […]