Category Archives: containerization

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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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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