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Ports across U.S. cut hours as cargo volumes decline as 1 in 5 Americans hunker down

View of a port's container cranes. City in background. Stormy skies

PortandTerminal.com, March 21, 2020 One in five Americans will soon be required to stay indoors as New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Illinois join California in severely restricting residents’ movement. Ports remain open but low cargo volumes are forcing many to cut hours. MIAMI, FL – The Georgia Port Authority (GPA) is temporarily suspending Saturday truck gate hours, according to a …

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America’s dockworkers hit first by downtown – Bloomberg Editorial

American flag waving in front of container cranes at a port

BLOOMBERG, March 11, 2020 Dockworkers feel the effects before the downdraft hits truckers, farmers, railroads, distribution centers, stores and showrooms. Longshoremen hold a revered place in economic and political history — from the docks of London and South Africa to Southern California. They’re on the front line when waves of trouble arrive, whether from trade disputes, recessions in far-away places or natural disasters that …

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WATCH: “Another empty Port in California” secret video by LA trucker

Screen grab showing red truck at a port container terminal

PortandTerminal.com, March 9, 2020 LOS ANGELES – A trucker in California named has been taking homemade videos on her smartphone as she goes about her business picking up and delivering container at various ports. Thanks for telling us what’s REALLY happeningYouTube comment from “PissedOffAmerican” The trucker’s name is Leondra Sims and her latest video is titled “Another empty Port in …

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LIVE LEAK: Trucker releases video showing just how empty container terminal is

Screen Grab of night time video showing container cranes and empty container yard

PortandTerminal.com, March 6, 2020 “Nothing coming in, nothing going out.” LOS ANGELES – Nothing beats first-hand, boots on the ground information. Yesterday, we published an article showing video taken by a longshoreman at the Port of Los Angeles taken on February 26 which showed how eerily quiet the port was over a week ago. WATCH: Longshoreman at Port of Los …

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