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Don’t miss the last Hidden Harbor Tour of Port Newark in 2016!

The Working Harbor Committee Hidden Harbor Tour® of Port Newark
Wednesday, 24 August, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm

 

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You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the 3rd largest port in the nation, where giant container ships dock and unload their goods, huge cranes moving shipping containers and tug and barge transports of fuel oil and chemicals to distribution hubs.

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Our vessel will pass beneath the Bayonne Bridge where a massive infrastructure feat is in progress, giving you a unique and close up view of the roadway raising project.

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Our expert narrators will wow you with tales of how the working harbor really works, and what all those ships and tugs do.

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Learn about how floating dry docks work, the history of the Robbins Reef Lighthouse; tug boat yards, oil docks and more! Plus, you’ll be able to get an epic sunset selfie with Lady Liberty.

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Wednesday, 24 August from 6pm to 8pm. Pier 11 Wall Street in Manhattan located on South St. between Wall St. & Gouveneur Lane. The 2-hour, fully narrated boat tour departs at 6 p.m. sharp. Boarding begins at 5:45 p.m. There is a snack bar on board.

See you on board!

 

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

South Brooklyn Marine Terminal. NYC EDC photo

 

A couple of weeks ago, South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Sunset Park reactivated terminal facilities with the receipt of a shipment of giant crane parts destined for the New York Wheel project on Staten Island’s North Shore.

The New York Wheel. NYC EDC photo

 

According to city officials, this is the first large cargo shipment received at South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in more than a decade.

BBC Scotland. Photo by Alf van Beem (PD)

 

DNAinfoBBC Scotland docked at the terminal June 28 carrying large crane parts to be used for the construction of the New York Wheel, a massive Ferris wheel that’s expected to open next year on Staten Island’s waterfront, according to the city’s Economic Development Corporation.

The work at the Sunset Park terminal is expected to continue at least through September as another shipment is expected in the fall. Read more from DNAinfo here…

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

Great North River Tugboat RaceSeptember 4th, 2016
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