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ECUADORIAN MANGOES WAIT TO MAKE DELIVERY AS PORTS OF LOS ANGELES & LONG BEACH ENTER 4TH DAY OF STRIKE ....

By Associated Press, Published: November 29 | Updated: Friday, November 30, 1:35 PM






LOS ANGELES — A strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach entered its fourth day on Friday despite efforts to end the walkout that has idled most of the nation’s busiest cargo complex.





Seven of eight terminals in Los Angeles and three of six in Long Beach were closed to cargo container traffic as dockworkers refused to cross picket lines set up by union clerical workers who claim shippers are outsourcing their jobs.
















There were a handful of picketers at each terminal on Friday, said Phillip Sanfield, Los Angeles port spokesman.





Combined, Los Angeles and Long Beach handle 40 percent of the nation’s import trade






At least 18 cargo ships have been unable to load or unload since workers began the strike on Tuesday. A handful of vessels that were anchored offshore apparently left for other ports, Sanfield said.






The walkout involves clerical workers from a chapter of the International Longshore and Warehouse…

IMO BLOG (Mango World Magazine) ENJOYS BEST MONTH EVER !!! ...

Whatever the final number is...November will be the strongest month yet for the IMO BLOG (Mango World Magazine) as viewership has already topped last month's record of 143,165 pageviews.


Daily viewership was consistently in the 5,000 pageview range....





Pageviews were global with a very strong USA demographic....







Pageviews by Countries





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United States


103,703



India


3,500



United Kingdom


2,747



Philippines


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Australia


1,395



France


1,197



Canada


1,126



Peru


967



Germany


933



Mexico


793




Overall page views reached new highs .....




Pageviews today
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Pageviews yesterday
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