How I make that money honey!

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How do I make my money?
Truth I am a longshoreman.
Nikki what in the world is a longshoreman?
Basically a longshoreman is someone who works on the docks loads and unloads ships in the import and export of container cargo. More specifically I do a lot of inventory of what is on terminal. I process trucks on and off the terminal keeping track of what containers they are bringing in or taking out. We also keep track of seal numbers and chassis numbers. If ya remember I did a post about how the truck drivers say their numbers. Always interesting. I deal with truck drivers on a REGULAR basis and mand do they drive me up a freaking wall at times. I also deal with other longshoremen along with steamship line reps all day everyday. I also work out in the yard keeping inventory of the containers on terminal. It is not safe by any means. Heck I have been in accidents at work where the straddle machine has hit my truck. SCARY.

Pictures? You bet!

This is the transtainer putting a container on a chssis of a truck.

My truck after I got hit by a straddle. SCARY!

Just another angle.

What the yard looks like on a daily basis. Neat and organized.

This is what the yard looks like after a really bad wind storm. Always fun.

  Hugs, Nikki

I have 11 Lovely Comments, I would love to have yours... on How I make that money honey!

  1. avatar
    July 30, 2012

    If nothing else, you must see some interesting things!!

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    Lindsey says:
    July 30, 2012

    wowza! I have never heard of your job before either. VERY INTERESTING! I love what I’m learning today!!!! The pictures def help, I wish I had cool job pics. Mine would just be me sitting at a desk.

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    Jamie says:
    July 30, 2012

    Love that you’re kicking butt in a “mans world”!

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    Alyssa says:
    July 30, 2012

    What a different job! My uncle works in a shipyard so it’s kind of cool to see your side of things.

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    Sara says:
    July 31, 2012

    This link up is so much fun. I never knew this job existed before reading your post. I’m your newest follower.

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    July 31, 2012

    wow! I always sees those and never new that peoples job were to organize them. thats so interesting! I am your newest follower. I cannot wait to read more of your posts and hope that maybe you can return the favor and follow The Preppy Student. I always comment for every comment left on my page and hope to start a friendly relationship with your wonderful blog! Have a happy Monday:)

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    Katie says:
    July 31, 2012

    OH MY!! That looks scary!! Please be careful, I’d hate to have to send out a blogger SOS! 🙂

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