Monthly Archives: April 2016

Port of New York and New Jersey: The Seamen’s Church Institute, Home Away From Home

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett and Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff Located on Export Street in the heart of Port Newark, amid the bustling trucks and stacks of cargo containers, a little-known oasis awaits mariners who work aboard the big … Continue reading

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Teterboro Airport:  Meet the Fokkers, the World’s Largest Passenger Airplanes 

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett The Fokker Aircraft Corporation of America built the Fokker F-32 in 1929 in their Teterboro, N.J. factory.  It was the first four-engine commercial aircraft built in America and the largest land plane in the world.  … Continue reading

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Girders for the Goethals

By Neal Buccino, Senior Public Information Officer Photography by Rudy King and Mike Dombrowski Picture a standard I-beam, the type you might see at a construction site. Now imagine it’s taller than the Statue of Liberty’s height from feet to torch … Continue reading

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