DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
54 FR 39218
September 25, 1989
Foreign-Trade Zone 49 -- Newark/Elizabeth, New Jersey; Application for
TEXT: An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, grantee of
FTZ 49, requesting authority to expand its zone to include sites in
Bayonne and Jersey City, New Jersey, within the Newark Customs port of
entry. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the
Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Act, as amended (19 USC 81a-81u), and the
regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed on
September 18, 1989.
FTZ 49 was approved on April 6, 1979 (Board Order 146, 44 FR 22502,
4/16/79). Expansions were authorized by the Board on May 26, 1983 (Board
Order 211, 48 FR 24958, 6/3/83) and on October 23, 1987 (Board Order 365,
52 FR 41599, 10/29/87). The zone project currently involves the Port
Newark/Elizabeth Port Authority Marine Terminal (2100 acres), the adjacent
Elizabeth Industrial Park (124 acres), and the nearby Global Marine Terminal
(GMT) facility (41 acres) in Bayonne/Jersey City, some 4 miles east of the
Port Newark/Elizabeth Marine Terminal.
The grantee is now requesting authority to further expand the zone to
include the 145-acre Port Authority Auto Marine Terminal and adjacent
53-acre Greenville Industrial Park on Upper New York Bay's Port Jersey
Channel in Bayonne and Jersey City, New Jersey. The sites are located
adjacent to the GMT site in Bayonne/Jersey City. The Port Authority
recently established the separate Auto Marine Terminal to improve port
services for auto-related activity. The Greenville Industrial Park site
is a new public industrial park project owned by the Jersey City Economic
No manufacturing approvals are being sought at this time. Such requests
would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis.
In accordance with the Board's regulations, an examiners committee has
been appointed to investigate the application and report to the Board. The
committee consists of: John J. Da Ponte, Jr., (Chairman), Director,
Foreign-Trade Zones Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC
20230; Peter J. Baish, Area Director, U.S. Customs Service, New York
Region, Airport International Plaza, Room 210A, Newark, New Jersey 07114;
and, Colonel Ralph M. Danielson, District Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer
District New York, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York 10278-0090.
Comments concerning the proposed zone expansion are invited in writing
from interested parties. They shall be addressed to the Board's Executive
Secretary at the address below and postmarked on or before November 8, 1989.
A copy of the application is available for public inspection at each of
the following locations:
Area Director's Office, U.S. Customs Service,
Airport International Plaza, Room 210A,
Newark, New Jersey 07114.
Office of the Executive Secretary,
Foreign-Trade Zones Board,
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 2835,
14th & Pennsylvania Ave. NW.,
Washington, DC 20230.
Dated: September 18, 1989.
John J. Da Ponte., Jr.,
[FR Doc. 89-22518 Filed 9-22-89; 8:45 am]
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