Category Archives: Atlantic Ocean

NY/NJ Harbor Deepening and the Lost Islands

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett There was once a 132-acre island in Jamaica Bay within view of Kennedy Airport known as Elders Point. After years of degradation, the land split into separate islands connected only by mud.  The U.S. National … 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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From Roosevelt Field to JFK: New York’s Aviation Story Continues with Arrival of the Solar Impulse — Episode One in a Three-Part Miniseries

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority  Cheryl Albiez, Sr. Public Information Officer, contributed to this post By the time Charles Lindbergh took off in his Spirit of St. Louis on the morning of May 20, 1927, six aviators … Continue reading

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