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Saturday, April 26, 2014
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Fire Incidents

New York City Fire Boat Comes to New Jersey’s Rescue

Breaking news: The powerful pumps on board the New York City Fire Department’s Robert Allan Ltd-designed fire boat, Fire Fighter II are coming in handy

April 26, 2014
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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Maritime News

Coast Guard: Four Injured After New York Pilot Boat Collides With Cargo Ship – UPDATE

A U.S. Coast Guard Marine Inspector and an Investigating Officer are responding to a report of a vessel collision involving a New York Pilot boat and a

March 19, 2014
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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Second Tug Sinks Off New York’s Atlantic Beach

A crewmember sustained serious injuries Wednesday after a 38-foot tugboat capsized and sank after taking on water approximately three miles south of Atlantic

January 16, 2014
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Saturday, December 14, 2013
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New York City of Ships

Walt Whitman was born in Long Island, New York, in 1819 to a barely literate mother of Dutch origin and a hard disciplinarian carpenter father of English

December 14, 2013
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

BOATLIFT – An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience [VIDEO]

While the towers burned and collapsed on September 11, 2001, a half million people were evacuated from Lower Manhattan by a civilian flotilla of ferries, tug

September 11, 2013
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Monday, October 15, 2012
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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,

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

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

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

October 25, 2011
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Monday, October 17, 2011

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

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

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

September 7, 2011
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