Category Archives: Malcom McLean

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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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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