Bill Mongelluzzo is senior editor with The Journal of Commerce, based in Long Beach, Calif.

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In the brutal war for cargo that is underway in today’s world of powerful shipping alliances, the last thing the Southern California ports want to do is subsidize competitors by helping them pay to deepen their ports, the president of the Long Beach Harbor Commission said yesterday.

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