Video: The Art of Stevedore – Operations At the Second-Biggest Container Port in the United States

Over the past seven months, Alex Hallajian, had the opportunity to film the 24/7 operations at the Port of Long Beach, the second-busiest container port in the United States.

The concept seems simple: pack consumer goods into containers, float them across the ocean, load them onto trucks and trains, and deliver across the country. The process hasn’t changed in hundreds of years except today we do it with stunning efficiency while maintaining safety and environmental cleanliness.

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An interesting perspective was the month-long timelapse viewing vessels being loaded and unloaded. The longshoremen work day and night to load and unload each ship.

Checkout the amazing The  Art of Stevedore Video below:

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