Customs agents at Port Newark uncorked more than they bargained for after inspecting a ship in October.
The 43-year-old driver was conscious when he was transported to University Hospital’s trauma center, investigators said.
A fresh shipment of rock salt reached New Jersey just in time for another round of snow Wednesday morning.
The cargo ship is to arrive from Chile on Thursday. The salt is being supplied by International Salt, a primary supplier for the state.
The shooting at the Rev. William D. Watley Plaza housing complex around 6:40 Saturday evening left Raheem Neal, 15, fatally wounded and a 17-year-old wounded, Essex County prosecutors announced.
The extension came after the union and an alliance of port operators and shipping lines resolved one of the stickier points in their months-long contract negotiations, involving royalty payments to the longshoremen for each container they unload.
A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official says Eric Carrero wandered around unchallenged before he boarded the cargo ship and was discovered in the captain’s bed about four hours later.
Two men are safe on the ground after their cargo crane cabs collided 50 feet above a container ship pier in New Jersey.
The Department of Homeland Security said Thursday their search of 850-foot Ville D’Aquarius was over.
The Coast Guard, law enforcement and other officials were inspecting the containers as part of the massive response. The ship can carry more than 2,000 cargo containers and the search could take all night, officials said.
With New Jersey’s unemployment rate outpacing the nation, Gov. Chris Christie visited Port Newark on Wednesday to tout a $500 million deal that could lead to 800 new jobs.
Law enforcement officials have called the stretch between Port Newark and Newark Liberty International Airport the most dangerous two miles in America.