Monday, October 15, 2012
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Maritime News

Shunned By Her Hometown, Historic Ship May Be Scrapped

101 years ago the steel-hulled four-masted barque Peking, one of the last windjammers ever built, was launched at Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. She worked mostly in the nitrate...

October 15, 2012
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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Ship Photo of The Day – Parade of Sail in New York Harbor

Here is an aerial shot of New York harbor during the “Parade of Sail”, an event that officially marks the start of Fleet Week in New York. This years event,...

May 24, 2012
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

First Renewable Tidal Power Project in U.S. Coming to NYC

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today issued the United State’s first-ever pilot project license for a renewable tidal energy project to be located in New York City’s East...

January 24, 2012
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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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The Port of New York and New Jersey: A Critical Hub of Global Commerce

By Kevin J. Walsh The World Trade Organization estimated that the United States of America imported $1,936 trillion worth of goods in 2010 (WTO, 2010), more than any other single...

October 25, 2011
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Monday, October 17, 2011
Maritime News

The Economic Impact of The New York-New Jersey Port and Maritime Industry [STUDY]

The following are the results of a study that was conducted to provide updated estimates on the economic impacts that the Port of New York and New Jersey has upon...

October 17, 2011
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Friday, October 7, 2011

Cosmic Brownies – Psychedelic Artists Commissioned To Paint New York’s Next Mega-Cruise Ship

Of modern art American essayist Clement Greenberg said, “All profoundly original art looks ugly at first.” But does it belong on a ship? In a possible attempt to make a...

October 7, 2011
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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Marad Honors Merchant Mariners Role in 9/11 Response [VIDEO]

The Maritime Administration has released a new video in honor of the merchant mariners that responded to the September 11th attacks, evacuating hundreds of thousands from lower Manhattan and bringing...

September 7, 2011
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