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Checking cargo coming into the U.S. by ship requires good organization and planning.
An aerial view of the port of Newark, N.J. (photo by Josh Denmark)
Seaport containers are removed from a ship for further inspection.
A CBP officer watches a monitor as he operates a mobile truck x-ray over a seaport container.
A cargo container is removed from a ship and unoading at the Red Hook, N.Y. port of entry.
With a mobile truck x-ray a seaport container is checked for contraband.
The Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach is the largest and busiest port in the U.S., handling about 45 percent of all containers incoming into Customs and Border Protection.
A CBP Officer directs a truck with a seaport container to an inspection area at a port.
Port of Long Beach CA.
A CBP Officer inspects a Truck at a Port for Radioactive Material.
Cargo containers arrive at U.S. seaport and await CBP processing.
Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Mayorkas addresses 2014 Trade Symposium.
Childrens products that are counterfiet are seized as Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) violations
Import Specialist at the Port of Long Beach inspects a childs' toy to see that it meets the requirements for lawful entry into the United States.
Trucks carry cargo containers away from the Newark, N.J. port of entry after clearing CBP processing. (photo by Josh Denmark)
A CBP officer inspects a battery included in a child's toy vehicle.
A CBP Officer displays a large bag of seized counterfeit Viagra phamaceuticals.
Cargo is removed from an incoming ship newly arrived at the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach. This is the largest and busiest port in the U.S., handling about 45 percent of all containers incoming into Customs and Border Protection.
A CBP officer prioritizes arriving cargo.
Cargo arrives at a seaport by truck to be loaded onto outbound ships.