The Red Hook Container Terminal is run by a company of the same name for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The Port Authority acquired the port in the 1950s, a time when goods were shipped not in standardized truck-size boxes but as "break bulk cargo." In the 1980s the site was rebuilt as a container terminal, complete with large gantry cranes and large areas to stack long metal shipping containers.
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The Red Hook Container Terminal