Category Archives: commerical shipping

Carfloats on New York Harbor: What Goes Around Comes Around

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff The maritime industry has a well-deserved reputation for reinventing itself through cutting-edge technologies that improve efficiencies at the port. In recent years, the industry’s game changers have included computerized gantry cranes and fancy robotics … Continue reading

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Port of New York and New Jersey: Christmas at Sea

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff The holidays are a tough time for mariners at sea who often spend Christmas on cargo ships. Even under ordinary circumstances, these seafarers must be away from family and friends for long stretches of … Continue reading

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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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