Tag Archives: Port Authority

Behind the Scenes at LaGuardia Airport: The Making of Sully

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Smashing the weekend box office as the 2016 fall movie season kicks off, Sully is the true-life story of the rescue drama and the National Transportation Safety Board investigation that followed Capt. Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger’s … Continue reading

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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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Solar Impulse 2: Following Lindberg’s Spirit of St. Louis

Words and Video by Ron Marsico, Media Relations Staff Solar Impulse 2 glided eastward after taking off from Kennedy Airport at 2:30 a.m. today, attempting to become the first fuel-free plane to cross the Atlantic — 89 years after Charles … Continue reading

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