Monthly Archives: April 2016

Port Authority: 95th Anniversary of the Port Compact of 1921

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett As far back as the 19th century, New York and New Jersey squabbled over the jurisdictional rights of the Hudson River, once even drawing an imaginary line down the middle of the river, which didn’t … Continue reading

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Port Newark: How Malcom McLean Changed the World

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Sixty years ago this week, Malcom McLean, trucking mogul turned shipping magnate, tilted the shipping world on its axis when the 524-foot Ideal X cast off from Berth 24 at the foot of Marsh Street … Continue reading

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One World Trade Center: The Stranger Who Wrote a Book and Changed My Life

By Rudy King, Media Relations Staff As a 9/11 World Trade Center survivor, there have been few days throughout the past 15 years that I haven’t been reminded of the impact that dreadful day had on my life. But rarely … Continue reading

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