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12:47 pm on Thursday December 18, 2008

Maersk makes good on threat, it's leaving Charleston's ports

Image by MaerskImage by 20081218-maersk.jpg Update December 19, 7 p.m.: It's looking possible that there could be more negotiations. Read more. First reporting: After unions rejected a cost-cutting proposal, Maersk has announced it's going to stop...
2:56 am on Sunday December 14, 2008

Union gives port cost-cutting measure a thumbs down

Image by Flickr user Ma Rui Image by 20081213-maersk.jpg Members of International Longshoremen's Association in Charleston have rejected a proposal by Maersk to reduce costs. Maersk, the world's biggest shipping line, accounts for a quarter of...