Contract extension

Local News
6:21 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

Potential Strike At East, Gulf Coast Ports Would Hurt Charlotte

In Charlotte, Bridge Terminal Transport trucks shipping containers to and from the ports of Charleston and Savannah.
Michael Tomsic

Shipping activity at the major ports along the East and Gulf coasts could grind to a halt late next week. That's because negotiations have broken down between dockworkers and ocean carriers to renew an expiring contract. If a strike happens, the effects would stretch across highways and railroads to Charlotte and beyond.

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