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A worker aboard the Jinsei Maru watches from the top deck as the ship navigates alongside the National City dock.
Published on June 22, 2012
The Jinsei Maru pulls in to the Port of San Diego on June 19, 2012, carrying thousands of automobiles from Germany.
Longshoremen gather outside the Jinsei Maru for a safety briefing prior to offloading.
Water drips from the Jinsei Maru's mooring lines after docking.
Longshoremen from the ILWU offload cars aboard the Jinsei Maru on Wednesday, June 19, 2012.
An audi is driven off the Jinsei Maru by an ILWU worker.
All automobiles from Germany are shrink-wrapped to guard from "rail dust" — small particles of metals created by rail cars during transport.
A worker inside the National City processing plant works to customize a VW after unloading
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