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Last Saturday night I heard a ships whistle blowing a distress signal, I knew something had happened, but did not follow-up as there was no other commotion like sirens or helicopters circling.
Sunday morning I got the details. A tug, Peter F Gelately, docking a barge at IMTT (International Matrix Tank Terminal) was caught in a strong current and crashed into a pier causing damage and a small oil spill in the KVK.
Also this week, my first photos of Kirby Moran at work, with a couple of container ships.
There’s a Working Harbor Committee Port Newark/Newark Bay Hidden Harbor® Tour next Thursday, August 13 from 6pm – 8pm, tickets still available…
Hope to see you there!
– John Skelson
On Sunday the 31st of May, Working Harbor Committee will host a 2-hour boat tour of Newtown Creek. Come see this hidden waterway, right in the middle of New York City from the comfort of a NY Waterways boat.
Beyond the infamy for her polluted waters, Newtown Creek’s importance as a vital maritime waterway is revealed in her historical industrial past, present and future by Newtown Creek Alliance historian and WHC’s official photographer and steering committee member Mitch Waxman.
See you on board!
by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee