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On item back: Boston Port/1740. On hand to oversee arrival of nearly 675,000 pairs of spring shoes at the Massachusetts Port Authority's (Massport's) Moran Terminal in the Port of Boston were (from l. to r.) Don Cercone, vice presidentand assistant general manager of Advanced Brokers; Jay Buckley, assistant manager/sales for Evergreen Line; Andrew Rosener, manager of customs and international transportation for Morse Shoe, Inc.; Mike Kozmiski, assistant manager/operation and equipment control for Evergreen Line; and Frank Sheehan, deputy port director/sales and marketing for Massport. This delivery, one of an annual series of Far East imports for Canton-based distriubtor Morse Shoe, Inc., represents part of more than 20 million tons of footwear, worth more than $240,000,000, handled at the public maritime terminals owned and operated by Massport. Shipped via maritime terminals owned and operated by Massport. Shipped via Evergreen Line, the world's largest steamship company and the number one carrier for footwear for the Far East, the 47 containers were transported to Boston via the Columbia New York, which provides weekly service to the Port of Boston.