Date: Oct 14, 2009
Press Release Number: 128-2009
Extensions Pave Way for Future Investment and Growth in NY Maritime Industry
The Port Authority and New York City Economic Development Corporation will sign long-term agreements that will allow for the continuous operation of the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island and the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn. The agreements also will allow the City to extend its sublease with Phoenix Beverage on Pier 11 in Brooklyn, where the company will develop a maritime dependent distribution facility.
WHO: Port Authority Executive Director Chris Ward, New York City Economic Development President Seth W. Pinsky, Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro, other state and local elected officials.
WHAT: Signing of long-term agreements for Howland Hook Marine Terminal in Staten Island and Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn.
WHERE: Howland Hook Marine Terminal, Board Room
300 Western Avenue
Staten Island, N.Y.
(Media attending the event should park in the main parking lot at the terminal's administration building at 300 Western Avenue. Enter the terminal and present media credentials to be escorted to the Board Room.)
WHEN: 11 a.m. Thursday, October 15, 2009.
WHY: The agreements mark the Port Authority's and New York City's long-term commitment to New York's maritime industry and paves the way for future growth in cargo and passenger cruise activity.
Steve Coleman, Port Authority of NY & NJ