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Shipping to be part of Howland Hook waterfront for next half-century

In Go Coastal, Staten Island, Working Waterfront on October 17, 2009 at 5:07 pm

The Port Authority has signed a 35-year lease extension with the city for the 202-acre Howland Hook Marine Terminal in Mariners Harbor. The agency also extended its lease for the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal by 20 years, with the option of further lengthening it to 2058. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bayonne Bridge Lift

In Get Wet, Staten Island, Working Waterfront on September 29, 2009 at 5:06 pm

There’s no debate that the Bayonne Bridge is too low for the increasingly larger ships entering the Port of New York and New Jersey. Read the rest of this entry »

Babies, Not Birds and Bees, Made Turtles Come Out of Shell

In Go Coastal, Natural Waterfront, Queens on July 15, 2009 at 8:24 pm

Jamaica Bay, which includes Kennedy International Airport, has seen its population of diamondback terrapin decline more than 25 percent since 1999 — the 78 turtles on the runway last week notwithstanding. Read the rest of this entry »

Energy an issue as states form ocean panel

In Dive In, Natural Waterfront, Region on June 12, 2009 at 5:20 pm

A new interstate compact to jointly manage offshore energy development and the ocean environment from New York to Virginia was inked Thursday in New York City, Read the rest of this entry »

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal on May 28, 2009 at 2:36 pm

A decision is being made at the Port Authority tomorrow in regard to the future of the Atlantic Basin and Pier 11 on the Red Hook Waterfront. Read the rest of this entry »

Cleaning Up Pollution at New York's Ports

In Dive In, Region, Working Waterfront on April 15, 2009 at 6:26 pm

Our region depends on international shipping to maintain our daily habits and our long-term economic growth. Every day, huge ships bring goods from around the world to the Port of New York and New Jersey. Read the rest of this entry »

Big transit projects planned for Big Apple

In Dive In, Region, Working Waterfront on March 13, 2009 at 3:12 am

In the competition for federal stimulus dollars, New Jersey and New York are brandishing a very big shovel. Read the rest of this entry »

Maritime Hall of Fame Honors International Leaders

In Dive In, Maritime on March 9, 2009 at 3:37 am

  The 16th Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame, announces five international leaders who will be honored on May 13, 2009, 6:00 pm, at the United Nations in New York City. Read the rest of this entry »

P.A. to put dredging project up for bid

In Dive In, Region, Working Waterfront on February 20, 2009 at 10:41 pm

The big earthmoving machines sit atop floating barges, steadily slurping through the water with giant shovels and excavators like oversized kids’ toys carving through waterlogged sand at the beach. Read the rest of this entry »

7, not 11, on the waterfront

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Working Waterfront on February 9, 2009 at 7:50 pm

Before ever moving to Red Hook’s Pier 11, Phoenix Beverages has already been reborn – on nearby Pier 7, this paper has learned.  The city’s Economic Development Corporation, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, American Stevedoring International, the container terminal that currently occupies Pier 7, and Phoenix have hammered out a bombshell deal that would bring the region’s largest beer distributor to Pier 7, according to information received by this paper.  Read the rest of this entry »