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Chiquita reverses course, will return to Port of Gulfport

By JACK WEATHERLY Chiquita Fresh North America LLC issued a release to the Mississippi Business Journal on Tuesday saying it will leave the Port of New Orleans and return to the Port of Gulfport next month. The release was short on details. Port of Gulfport Executive Director Jonathan Daniels has said that longshoremen lost 80,000 annual hours when Chiquita left two and one-half ...

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New Orleans congestion keeps Chiquita Gulfport port

GULFPORT — Chiquita containers filled with paper arrive by truck and rail at the State Port in Gulfport where they are stored for later movement to New Orleans for southbound shipment. Along with its own cargo, Crowley Liner Services is shipping into Gulfport northbound Chiquita containers loaded with produce. Chiquita moved to New Orleans in October after 40 years in Gulfport. ...

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