Translation of longshoreman in Spanish:

longshoreman

estibador, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlɔŋˌʃɔrmən//ˈlɒŋʃɔːmən/

noun

US

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    estibador masculine
    changador masculine River Plate
    • Talks between longshoremen and shipping lines had ended when the union rejected the latest contract proposal.
    • Among the loudest critics are members of the port's powerful longshoremen's union.
    • As a result, the jobs of 10 longshoremen who used to unload and tie up the unrefined sugar have already been eliminated.
    • The work ethic and commitment from the longshoremen and port management is superb.
    • Labour talks between longshoremen and shipping lines have failed after the union rejected the latest proposal in a dispute that has shut down West Coast ports at a cost of 2 billion dollars a day.
    • Back in Montreal, he got a job as a longshoreman at the Old Port.
    • Hundreds of dock workers clashed with police early Thursday morning in Charleston, South Carolina during a protest against the use of nonunion longshoremen to load a cargo ship.
    • A week later, Port Au Prince longshoremen walked out in solidarity with the customs strike.
    • It even footed the bill to fly, rather than ship, the extra Roombas from China when a longshoremen's strike closed West Coast ports.
    • The lingering stereotype of a union member may still be the burly Teamster or longshoreman.
    • Meanwhile, 200 ships up and down the West Coast, 10,000 longshoremen and about one million containers remain idled by this dispute.
    • Today, the port successfully specializes in handling various noncontainerized commodities and is one of the few ports on the U.S. East Coast where new longshoremen have been hired in recent years.
    • Seventy years ago, a young truck driver named Malcom McLean found himself sitting on a New Jersey dock all day, waiting for a gang of slow-moving longshoremen to get around to unloading his rig.
    • The MPA submission included a considerable financial commitment by the state and concessions from longshoremen and other port users.
    • They formed a union and hired themselves out to theatres much the way longshoremen are sent out to different ports.
    • The trains will be met by more soldiers at dockside, who will work with longshoremen and contractors to put the tanks on a ship.
    • A contract group of Italian longshoremen offloaded the ship over 2 days.
    • On Thursday the strike continued as other dock workers supported the striking longshoremen and refused to load ships at the terminal's wharf.
    • If the 10,000-strong longshoremen go on strike, ports from Seattle to San Diego could shut down, meaning a big jolt to the already floundering US economy.
    • Does this scenario sound like the 2002 dockworker dispute at West Coast ports prompted by lockouts of longshoremen?