The terms "port" and "seaport" are used for different types of port facilities that handle ocean-going vessels. Global trade is largely dependent on maritime transportation into these destinations. There are major ports in six of the seven continents, from Port Said in Egypt to Australia’s Port of Melbourne, to the Port of Santos in Brazil. Asia is home to many of the world’s busiest seaports; the Port of Shanghai is the largest in the world in both cargo tonnage and activity, followed by the Ports of Singapore and Hong Kong.
One Step in Allowing NYNJ to Handle Mega-Ships
The new Bayonne Bridge, linking New York’s Staten Island to New Jersey, recently opened to traffic. It’s one step toward allowing the major terminals of the port of New York and New Jersey, located in Newark and Elizabeth, to handle the new class of mega containerships. The bridge is being raised from 151 feet above… Read More
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