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Italian Ship Arriving Friday - Port of Oakland
by Stephen Dunifer (xmtrman [at] pacbell.net)
Thursday Aug 16th, 2001 5:18 PM
Up to date details on the
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According to the SF Marine Exchange the Italian Ship, the Cielo di San Francisco V.016, that was the object of picket action in Portland is due to pass under the Golden Gate Bridge at 2 PM on Friday. It will be headed to berth 68 at the Port of Oakland, probable arrival time there is 4 PM. Terminal at berth 68 is:

Charles P. Howard Terminal
1 Market Street, Oakland, CA 94607
510.238.4400, fax: 510.238.4420


link: http://www.portofoakland.com/maritime/terminal_berth67-68.html

A map in gif format is available as part of this article.

Folks should start showing up between 2PM & 3 PM to form the picket line

Also, three other sister ships are scheduled to be in Oakland within the next 4 weeks. Next one is August 27th. Then September 8th and 16th.

link for schedule:


http://www.ultramar.cl/Ultramar/Ejemplos/Italia_Import.asp?Servicio=COSTA_OESTE&Idioma=ENG


Spread the word and be there.
by mophead
Thursday Aug 16th, 2001 5:47 PM
bring flyers or something to inform workers why you are protesting and what happened in Genoa.
in Portland many of the workers did not know why there was s picket line.
by dan
Thursday Aug 16th, 2001 5:48 PM
Together we get this all sorted out so well.

The above address, 1 Market st, Oakland, is barely a mile from 12 St. BART in downtown Oakland. From BART, walk down Brodaway to Jack London Square and turn right on Embarcadero. From their it is about six blocks to the foot of Market and Berth 68.
by mophead
Thursday Aug 16th, 2001 8:35 PM
it is actually 3rd and market.
by Someone from the picket line this morning
Friday Aug 17th, 2001 11:57 AM
I was there this morning, and its not 3rd and Market. 1 Market St. is right.
by carlo
Friday Aug 17th, 2001 2:17 PM
Leave this ship alone - there are more important targets. The Italia Line ships have nothing to do with the Italian Government or state. Italia Line was privatised under the Centre Left Prodi government - it was sold to a private company, d'Amico Navigazione that has no links with the Italian state. D'Amico has been serving the use West Coast for 40 years. D'Amico treats its crews well and has good relations with the Italian Labour organisations.
by B. Marsh
(subbrian3 [at] yahoo.com) Friday Aug 17th, 2001 11:13 PM
8-17-01
Dock Closed! Join Oakland Picket NOW!

If we can keep the dock closed until 3:00 AM - or so - the ship will be forced to leave!
The dock-workers are on stand-by - which means – if we can keep a good sized picket going they won’t cross the line and the ship won’t get unloaded.
Some friendly ILWU workers (getting paid while on stand-by) informed us that if we can hold the line until the end of the shift (Early tomorrow morning) the ship won’t get unloaded at all – someone doesn’t want to pay the ILWU workers time and a half for the ship to get unloaded Saturday.
So we already have a small victory.

BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP!
If we can hold the line until early tomorrow morning it will be a MAJOR VICTORY!
When I left to post this – around 10:15 PM there were still around 30 people. We need to keep up the numbers.
PLEASE HELP HOLD THE LINE.

See you there.

Directions:
Howard Terminal, Berth 68 in Oakland is at the foot of Market Street at
3rd - about a half mile north of Jack London Square.

http://www.portofoakland.com/maritime/terminal_berth67-68.html

By BART - exit at 12th Street in Oakland. Either walk down Broadway
(west),
then right (north) on 3rd to Market, then turn left to Embarcadero, or
take
the bus to Jack London Square and walk over from there.

FROM THE BAY BRIDGE: stay to the far right lanes coming off the bridge.
Take the exit to I-80 South to San Jose and exit immediately onto Grand
Avenue. Turn right onto Grand and right again at Market. Take Market to
Embarcadero.

FROM I-980: Take I-980 to the 12th St. exit. Continue straight ahead to
3rd
St. Turn right onto 3rd and left at Market. Take Market to Embarcadero.

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