Federal prosecutors allege the man tried to export the equipment on several occasions, including two attempts through the Port of Long Beach.
Starting Dec. 14., the ship will depart every Saturday for week-long voyages to Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas.
Authorities said the counterfeit Nike shoes would have been worth about $2.2 million if they were authentic.
The lawsuit alleges pregnant women are unfairly disadvantaged as casual workers trying to earn their way to union membership and a full-time job.
The Port of Long Beach has received a $4.78 million federal government grant to enhance safety at the busy facility, it was announced Wednesday.
Prosecutors contend the company disguised the aluminum as pallets, which are not subject to tariffs, and shipped it to the U.S. through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
He also admitted to cheating on his taxes and lying about his contacts and interests in China so he could get a security clearance.