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

Robert Gaffney, 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 program.

If you are interested in learning more about the Newark Port Career and Business Development Center you should call 973-578-4691.