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Sediments Conference to Proceed

The Conference on Contaminated Sediments will proceed as scheduled. Marco Pellei conference coordinator told IDR IDR “Battelle believe that the only reaction we can have (to the terrorist attacks on the United States) is to continue business as usual.” The conference will be held on October 10 through… Read More

AAPA Meeting to Proceed in Quebec City

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) annual meeting will proceed as planned in Québec City October 1 through 4. The officers of the organization offered their concern to their colleagues at the Port of New York and New Jersey in a statement on their website www.aapa_ports.org and described the… Read More

WTC Tenants to Receive Low-Cost Power

Governor George E. Pataki today announced that he has directed the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to provide low-cost electricity to businesses dislocated as a result of the destruction of the World Trade Center. The power which will be used to assist dislocated companies in New York City… Read More

Neil D. Levin Missing in WTC Attack

Neil D. Levin executive director of the Port of New York and New Jersey has been listed as unaccounted for in the destruction of the World Trade Center towers in New York on September 11. Mr. Levin is one of 74 persons from the Port Authority who are missing and… Read More

Neil Levin Missing in WTC Attack

Neil D. Levin executive director of the Port of New York and New Jersey has been listed as unaccounted for in the destruction of the World Trade Center towers in New York on September 11. Mr. Levin is one of 74 persons from the Port Authority who are missing and presumed or confirmed dead. Thirty-seven of these were police officers and 37 were civilians. Read More

Ports Increase Security; Remain Open

As of Friday September 14 the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was open with movement of vessels occurring under heightened security and more regulated conditions. The American Association of Port Authorities has posted a status report from its member ports and all remain open but… Read More

Beverly Fedorko is Safe

Beverly Fedorko governmental affairs director of the New York Shipping Association (NYSA) was on jury duty in New Jersey on Monday and Tuesday of this week. Her normal routine would have seen her at her desk on the 20th floor of 2 World Trade Center by 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday. Read More

All Ports Open Except New York

Alexandria Virginia – (From the American Association of Port Authorities.) Following Tuesday’s alleged terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon individual port authorities around the U.S. activated heightened security procedures working with the U.S. Coast Guard and other appropriate federal agencies to ensure the safety and security of… Read More