Category Archives: Port Newark

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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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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Port of New York and New Jersey: The Seamen’s Church Institute, Home Away From Home

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett and Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff Located on Export Street in the heart of Port Newark, amid the bustling trucks and stacks of cargo containers, a little-known oasis awaits mariners who work aboard the big … Continue reading

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