Tag Archives: Malcom McLean

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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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

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The World in a Box: The Story Behind Modern Shipping

By Roz Hamlett, Editor Hanging on a wall outside Port Commerce at 4 World Trade Center is an imposing portal to the past:  A 14-foot-long board engraved with the name “Gateway City.” Should you skip reading the exhibit notes beneath … Continue reading

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