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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'