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It’s going to be one of those hot days tomorrow. The sort that bakes all the concrete and steel in the city until it’s white hot. Radiating waves beat down from the heavens, and up from the melty, molten pool of asphalt beneath your feet. There’s only one thing to do…

Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

Get on board the Working Harbor Committee Hidden Harbor Sunset Tour of Port Newark!

Leaving from Pier 11 Wall Street in Lower Manhattan this Thursday June 30, the tour will cruise through the harbor and visit hidden spots, deep within the 3rd largest port in the nation.

Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

See giant container ships being loaded and unloaded, huge cranes lifting shipping containers like they were toys, tankers and barges transporting fuel oil and chemicals to distribution hubs, the massive Bayonne Bridge roadway raising infrastructure project, and more.

Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

Learn about how our orange juice is transported, where working boats get a tune-up or a complete overhaul, and about the plucky lady who defied all naysayers to become a hero of our harbor.

Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

We’ll delve into how our port has evolved – from the age of the shipping container to the age of neopanamax ships, to the exciting technologies being developed for the future.

Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

Join us, this Thursday, 30 June from 6pm to 8pm
Pier 11 (South St. between Wall St. & Gouveneur Lane)
Departs at 6 p.m. sharp. Boarding begins at 5:45 p.m.

 

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

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