Super Bull Crane

Will Van Dorp, professor at Union County College in New Jersey, met the I Lift NY this very cold morning as it arrived from the West Coast at our very own Port Jersey Facility – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey – escorted by tug boats Lauren Foss and Iver Foss. after docking at a private facility in Jersey City, it will stay put until it comes north to the Tappan Zee Bridge this spring.

tugster: a waterblog

It’s referred to now as Left Coast Lifter, I Lift NY, Ichabod Crane, and others.  But I call it arrived and on a glorious if frigid morning.






And Lauren Foss is the clear MVP.


Bravo to all the crews and people behind the crews!


All fotos by Will Van Dorp.  More soon.

Here and here  she was at the southernmost arc of the voyage.

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