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Port of New York and New Jersey

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The Port of New York and New Jersey

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Largest container ship ever arrives in Port of NY, NJ

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On the Waterfront: New Jersey Ports and Terminals

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New York's Port Authority: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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New York, New Jersey Governors Replace Port Authority Leadership

The Port of New York and New Jersey is the port district of the New York-Newark metropolitan area, encompassing the region within approximately a 25-mile (40 km) radius of the Statue of Liberty National Monument. It includes the system of navigable waterways in the New York–New Jersey Harbor Estuary, which runs along 650 miles (1,050 km) of shoreline in the vicinity of New York City and northeastern New Jersey, as well as the region's airports and supporting rail and roadway distribution networks. Considered one of the largest natural harbors in the world, the port is by tonnage the third largest in the United States and the busiest on the East Coast.
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  • Cargo infrastructure 

  • Cruise terminals and ferries 

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  • Land reclamation and ocean dumping 

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