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Recent West Coast shipping strike affected the U.S. Economy, but how does the growth of mega containers affects the bottom line?

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 25, 2015) Houston, TX – The recent shipping strike at the Long Beach, Los Angeles and other ports on the West Coast, enormously affected the U.S economy. Now, businesses have taken a breather as workers returned to work.

However, ports authorities still face challenges that come from the rapid growth of mega containers. Hence, EmailWire, a global newswire with press release distribution services for maritime, transportation and other industries presents "Big Ships, Big Challenges: The Impact of Mega Container Vessels on U.S. Port Authorities": - a free white paper.

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In other West Coast strike News:
-- Getting West Coast ports back to full capacity will require patience and time
-- Ports of LA/Long Beach Stage Recovery Plan
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