Category Archives: Port Region of New York and New Jersey

Port Authority: 95th Anniversary of the Port Compact of 1921

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett As far back as the 19th century, New York and New Jersey squabbled over the jurisdictional rights of the Hudson River, once even drawing an imaginary line down the middle of the river, which didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Austin Tobin, historic photographs, history, Hudson River, NY/NJ region, NYC, PONYNJ, Port Compact of 1921, Port of New York & New Jersey, Port Region, Port Region of New York and New Jersey, Trans-Hudson, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Girders for the Goethals

By Neal Buccino, Senior Public Information Officer Photography by Rudy King and Mike Dombrowski Picture a standard I-beam, the type you might see at a construction site. Now imagine it’s taller than the Statue of Liberty’s height from feet to torch … Continue reading

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OUTSIDE THE BOX – NOT ALL PORT CARGO COMES IN A CONTAINER

By Deputy Director Steve Coleman, Media Relations Nearly 60 years ago, entrepreneurial businessman Malcom McLean developed and launched an innovative shipping concept when he transported cargo in steel containers for the first time from the Port of New York and … Continue reading

Posted in 9/11, commerical shipping, One World Trade Center, PANYNJ, Port Commerce, Port Jersey-Port Authority Marine Terminal, Port Newark, Port Newark/Elizabeth Marine Terminal, Port of New York & New Jersey, Port Region, Port Region of New York and New Jersey, shipping, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,