Date: Jun 27, 2006
Press Release Number: 45-2006
The 11th annual Blessing of the Port of New York and New Jersey will be held Friday, June 30, at Port Newark and at the Howland Hook Marine Terminal, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Various clergy members – from Stella Maris, the Seaman’s Church Institute and the Archdiocese of Newark – will bless the facilities and their employees. Ships and watercraft that call on the terminals or assist port operations also will be blessed.
Media covering the event should report to the Stella Maris Chapel, 170 Corbin Street, Port Newark, no later than 8:30 a.m. A tug will be loaded and leave Berth 2 in Port Newark at that time.