Photo by Mitch Waxman.

 

After this weekends BBQ and fireworks you won’t want to miss out on the Working Harbor Committee’s signature Sunset Hidden Harbor Tour® Port Newark. Go behind the scenes of the bustling Port of NY & NJ for an exciting adventure!

 

Photo by Mitch Waxman.

 

Next Thursday, 9 July from 6-8PM, enjoy a 2-hour tour with Guest Speakers Lucy Ambrosino, Port of New York & New Jersey and Capt. Margaret Flanagan, Maritime Operations, Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance.

 

Photo by Mitch Waxman.

 

Get an insider’s view of the 3rd largest port in the nation, where container ships dock and unload their goods from around the world. See how the working harbor really works and learn about what all those ships and tugs. See giant container terminals, oil docks, dry dock repair, and more!

 

Photo by Mitch Waxman.

 

Learn about how floating dry docks work; the history of the Robbins Reef Lighthouse; tug boat yards, the 9/11 Teardrop Memorial; the Bayonne Bridge and it’s connection to the Panama Canal Expansion Project, and more from our expert narrators – plus, the chance to get an epic selfie at sunset with Lady Liberty.

 

Photo by Mitch Waxman.

 

The 2-hour, fully narrated boat tour departs at 6:00pm sharp. Boarding begins at 5:30pm from Pier 11 Wall Street in Manhattan located on South St. between Wall St. & Gouverneur Lane. Snack bar on board.

Tickets: $30; $25 seniors

For group sale rates, email workingharbor@aol.com. For more information about tickets & additional tours visit workingharbor.org

Hope to see you onboard. I’ll be on the bow!

by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

Hermione. Photo via Hermione 2015

 

Hermione, the hand crafted replica of Lafayette’s 18th century ship arrived in NY Harbor this morning!

Hosted by South Street Seaport Museum, Hermione will be docked at Pier 15 at the South Street Seaport for the next few days next to the Street of Ships. Get first-hand experience on public ship tours, open tomorrow and Friday, July 2-3, 2015 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. (Did you know that 16th century replica Spanish galleon El Galéon would be there too?!)

Hermione on arrival in Yorktown. Photo via sudouest.fr

 

And don’t miss the “People’s Parade of Ships” on Saturday July 4th!

Parade of Ships sail route. Via Hermione 2015

 

Hermione together with 100 participating vessels will sail through the Verrazano, up the harbor passing the Statue of Liberty and up the North (Hudson) River to the USS Intrepid museum and back down river to Governors Island.

All the action starts around 11 am!

View the original media release PR Newswire here…

by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

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