Category Archives: commerical shipping

PONYNJ: Ten Things You Don’t Know About Shipping

Compiled by Port Authority Staff When it comes to commercial shipping, history is being made across the New York/New Jersey region. From raising the Bayonne Bridge to accommodate larger ships to dredging the port harbor to 50 feet to allow … Continue reading

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Bayonne Bridge: The Case of the Missing Half-Scissor

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff On a November day in 1931, a pair of scissors specially crafted for the occasion was used to cut the ribbon in the dedication of the Bayonne Bridge, whose magnificent steel arch was the … Continue reading

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PONYNJ and the Panama Canal

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett A week ago, the MOL Benefactor, the mega-sized container ship from China, berthed successfully at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne, N.J. The Benefactor was the largest vessel ever to call upon the largest port … Continue reading

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