International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Wakeman to Manage Iraq Port Recovery

Thomas H. Wakeman III who oversees The Port Authority of New York and New Jerseys $2 billion port dredging program has been appointed by the U.S. Department of Defense to assist Iraq in rebuilding its national port system. His tour will begin on March 1 2004 and continue for up to 18 months. 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

Study Confirms Port’s Value to Economy

Nearly 229000 jobs are generated by activity in the Port of New York and New Jersey according to a study released September 7 2001. The independent economic impact study of port operations prepared by Rutgers Universitys Center for Urban Policy Research with assistance from Strauss-Wieder Inc. of Westfield New Jersey showed that jobs associated with port activity increased by more than 37 percent since 1995. Read More