Malcolm Mclean Memorial Award Presentation
At its annual golf outing and awards luncheon
, The Association Of Bi-State Motor Carriers
presented the Malcom Mclean Memorial Award to Don Hamm, President of Port Newark Container
Terminal for his personal contributions toward the advancement of the intermodal container industry. In
addition, the association presented the William F. Fallon Memorial Award to Port Newark Container
Terminal as the most outstanding on-pier intermodal terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
ILA Local 1235 President
Welcomes Mazdas to Port Newark
, Captain Noritaka Sakai, Captain of the MOL Swift Ace and Thomas A. Leonardis, Jr.,
President of the International Longshoreman's Association Local 1235 were on hand at the October 5, 2008
ceremony welcoming a shipment of Mazda's to Port Newark. The ceremony also commemorated the
maiden voyage of the MOL Swift.
Port Career and Business Development Center Opens
On September 16, 2008
the City of Newark
celebrated the opening of the Newark Port Career
and Business Development Center (NPC&BDC).
The center, which will be open Monday-Friday,
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., is located at 125 Tyler Street
Port Newark. The Port Authority of New York and
New Jersey worked with the City of Newark and
the Hudson Refrigerating Company to locate a
space for this important endeavor.
Through the NPC&BDC the City of Newark seeks
to create a stronger partnership with key port
community stakeholders. The NPC&BDC will work
to develop relationships with employers to identify
job opportunities and to create industry specific
training programs for local residents. The NPC&BDC
will notify residents of port related opportunities
through a comprehensive community outreach
If you are interested in learning more about the
Newark Port Career and Business Development
Center you should call 973-578-4691.