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2012-03-05 12:06:12

Make sure you know what's in the cargo containers it carries - before there's trouble Every day, thousands of cargo containers from around the world pass through our nation's sea ports carrying items we need, and possibly some that are not so welcome: drugs, explosives, chemical, biological, or radiological weapons — even human cargo. The possible concealment of such items in containers led lawmakers to call for the screening of all ocean cargo containers–thousands per port...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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