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2021-06-10 -Great Cultural Revolution
Anti-Israel protesters block Zim ship from Oakland port
[IsraelTimes] Israeli-owned company says it will seek other places to unload cargo as BDS-backers plan more actions to keep ships from US cities.

Anti-Israel protesters at the Port of Oakland are claiming victory in preventing a Zim container ship from unloading its cargo on Friday, and organizers were planning further actions this week against ships of the Israeli-owned firm in other port cities.

The Volans, a container ship owned by the Haifa-based Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd., docked in Oakland but turned back out to sea later in the day after workers with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 10 declined to cross the line of protesters to unload the ship’s cargo.

It was the first time in seven years that a Zim container ship came into Oakland’s port.

The action was led by the the Socialist paradise of San Francisco
...where God struck dead Anton LaVey, home of the Sydney Ducks, ruled by Vigilance Committee from 1859 through 1867, reliably and volubly Democrat since 1964...
-based Arab Resource and Organizing Center, or AROC, as part of its weeklong "Block the Boat" campaign,
...historically called Block the Boat for Palestine. Are they now trying to conceal their identity from the normies?
conceived as a response to Israeli actions in Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
during the 11-day conflict last month. Protests were scheduled at ports including Seattle, Los Angeles and New York in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, which seeks to pressure Israel over its policies toward the Paleostinians and in the West Bank. Estimates of the number of protesters in Oakland ranged from 100 to 500.

"Block the Boat" organizers online also indicated similar actions would take place this week in bankrupt, increasingly impoverished, reliably Democrat, Detroit
... ruled by Democrats since 1962. A city whose Golden Age included the Purple Gang...
, Vancouver, Philadelphia and London.

Protesters have criticized Zim as an Israeli government entity, but the company was privatized and restructured some time ago.

An employee in the human resources department of Zim’s US headquarters in Virginia told J. by phone on Friday that the company "would not be commenting" on the situation.

The company did give a statement to the London-based Middle East Eye.

"Due to operational constraints and long delays in the port of Oakland, and in order to meet schedule departures in the Far East, we will be calling on other US West Coast Ports until further notice," Zim said, not mentioning the protests.

In August 2014, during the last major Israel-Hamas, the well-beloved offspring of the Moslem Brotherhood, conflict, the Zim-owned Piraeus was met with protesters at the Port of Oakland and turned back out to sea, waiting quietly and then returning in the evening to port, where the ship was unloaded overnight by longshoremen.

A union statement said the workers’ initial refusal was due to the "volatility" of the environment. The next month, a second Zim ship was prevented from unloading in Oakland, and in October of that year, a third Zim ship bypassed Oakland.
That third ship unloaded in Long Beach.
Posted by trailing wife 2021-06-10 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [124 views ]  Top

#1 
Where is the DOJ?
Blocking or inhabiting interstate /international trade is a US FELONY. 3 to 5 years.
Posted by NN2N1 2021-06-10 08:39||   2021-06-10 08:39|| Front Page Top

#2 The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) has about 30,000 members. Featherbedding is rampant. Incredibly, the union, long a Marxist stronghold, negotiated a agreement in 1960 that permitted the extensive mechanization of the docks, including the first ship containerization employed by Matson Lines. Reportedly, the union was bought off by a sweetheart deal that gave it one dollar for ever container loaded. Modernization of ports and reduction of stevedores followed.
Posted by Gerthudion Whomoper3485 2021-06-10 09:10||   2021-06-10 09:10|| Front Page Top

#3 Making shipping through the Chinese Panama Canal more cost effective to unload in Texas, Alabama or Florida.
Posted by Procopius2k 2021-06-10 09:26||   2021-06-10 09:26|| Front Page Top

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