TheDay_Ct-cargo-ships Like a ballet synchronized to the roar of heavy machinery, 2 dozen workers at State Pier [in New London] moved hundreds of Chinese-manufactured steel coils from the massive Parandowski cargo ship Monday (Nov. 4) into onsite warehouses run by port operator Logistec USA Inc. for eventual trucking to points north and south.

Workers in the hold of the 655’ ship, wearing hard hats and reflective gear, attached coils to the end of a huge crane, which hoisted the steel products—weighing up to 25,000 pounds each—to waiting crews on the pier.

Read more about the uptick in cargo ship traffic in New London.


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