Key U.S. Ports Brace for Expiration of Dockworker Union Contract
By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — A labor contract for 22,000 US West Coast dockworkers is on the verge of expiring, opening the door to strikes, lockouts or work stoppages — but...
Rescue workers stand among the debris of a collapsed control tower at Genoa’s port in this picture provided by Italian firefighters May 8, 2013. Six people were killed and three are missing after a container ship crashed into a control tower in the northern Italian port of Genoa, rescuers said on Wednesday. The tower, which was more than 50 metres (160 feet) high and looked much like the ones common at airports, collapsed into the water late on Tuesday after being struck by the prow of the vessel, the Jolly Nero. REUTERS/Vigili del Fuoco/Handout (ITALY – Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT MARITIME) ATTENTION EDITORS-THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENT. NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES
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