Warehouse Tour: NJ Port

    April 25, 2018
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Elizbeth Port Authority
    We will have tour busses departing from Galloping Hill Golf Course
    Elizabeth, NJ
    Venue website
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    The 454-acre terminal handles about 2 million 20-foot-equivalent units a year, roughly one-third of the port’s total. New York-New Jersey, the largest on the East Coast and the third-largest in the US, handled 6,371,720 TEUs last year.

    New York-New Jersey’s container volume is expected to rise further with the completion at the end of next year of a project to raise the 151-foot vertical clearance under the Bayonne Bridge to 215 feet.

    The project will allow larger ships to reach Maher and two other Port Newark/Elizabeth terminals that now cannot be served by many vessels. The capacity of ships blocked by the bridge’s current height varies according to the vessel’s design, but generally includes ships with capacities of more than 10,000 TEUs.

    Raising the bridge will allow the port to gain full benefit of a decade-long dredging program, completed in September, that deepened the port’s main channels to 50 feet. Still, the port is expected to face significant challenges in accommodating growth, and these difficulties could be made worse by the heavier cargo surges that result from larger ships.

     AGENDA

     Be sure to arrive early! Bus will depart promptly at 9:30 AM

    • 9:00 AM - Check in at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth, NJ
    • 9:30 AM - Bus Departs
    • 10:00 AM - Maher Terminal Tour
    • 11:45 AM - Return to Galloping Hill
    • 12:00 PM - Lunch on the Patio with special speaker:

    Robert LaMura - General Manager of Business Development at Port of NJ/NY

    Terrace BBQ

    • Hamburgers and Cheeseburgers
    • Hot Dogs
    • Grilled Chicken
    • Grilled Shrimp Skewers
    • Choice of Two Cold Salads
    • Mixed Field Greens with Two Types of Dressing

     

     When Wednesday, April 25th
     Where

    Galloping Hill Golf Course
    Address: 3 Golf Dr, Kenilworth, NJ 07033
    Phone: (908) 241-8700

     Cost Members: $75
    Non-Members: $85
    Special note:
    The bus is limited to the first 55 individuals sign up
     Hours 9 AM - 1 PM
    Questions
    Contact the MHSNJ office at:
    888-49MHSNJ
    (888) 496-4765

     


     

     

        

     

    Tickets

    $75.00 MHSNJ Member

    $85.00 Non MHSNJ Member

    $250.00 Tour Sponsor

    $110.00 New Member Special

    $250.00 Tour Sponsorship