Commercial shipping firm opens south of Albany, a boost for General Electric Co.

General Electric Co. and other manufacturers are expected to benefit from a new commercial shipping firm that just opened 15 miles south of Albany, New York.New POC Logo

Dockside Logistics LLC built a 72,000-square-foot warehouse at the Coeymans Industrial Park where it coordinates and manages complex packaging needs.

The industrial park is located at the Port of Coeymans, giving Dockside Continue reading “Commercial shipping firm opens south of Albany, a boost for General Electric Co.”

Coeymans port owner details preservation efforts

The owner of the Port of Coeymans has been depicted by some local preservation and environmental advocates as an New POC Logoindustrial bogeyman who wants to swallow up everything in this old Hudson River community in the name of his business.

But Carver Laraway, who went from a teenage construction worker to a local business mogul, said he’s more than the man behind the cranes that sort scrap metal near the river’s shore, or the trucks that go back and forth all day carrying products like dried corn and road salt from the port’s staging area off Route 144.

The Guilderland-based businessman said he wants to invest in preserving the hamlet of Coeymans. His most recent acquisition is the purchase of a historic, burned-out home that overlooks the Hudson River in hopes it can be renovated.

“It’s all about how we are going to fix up the community,” he said recently at the Port of Coeymans’ headquarters, a horse barn that he had rehabilitated after he purchased the former P & M brick plant property about 15 years ago. “Keep industry to the north, residential to the south.” Continue reading “Coeymans port owner details preservation efforts”

Tappan Zee Bridge’s steel beams arrive at Port of Coeymans

The new Tappan Zee Bridge isn’t just taking shape in our backyard. some 100 miles north of the Tappan Zee Bridge at the UntitledPort of Coeymans, dozens of workers are preparing to assemble the

steel beams that will support the road deck of the new crossing.

Some 100 miles north at the Port of Coeymans, dozens of workers are preparing to assemble the steel beams that will support the road deck of the new crossing.

“Very exciting,” said Carver Laraway, president of Carver Companies, which owns the Port of Coeymans, a 125-acre marine terminal on the Hudson River just outside Albany. “As far as you can see, it’s blue beams. Those are for the Tappan Zee.” Continue reading “Tappan Zee Bridge’s steel beams arrive at Port of Coeymans”

More than a dozen companies work at or move goods from the newly created Port of Coeymans

Mar 16, 2009, 12:00am EDT Updated Mar 12, 2009, 10:21am EDT
source of article: http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/stories/2009/03/16/smallb2.html

Carver Laraway isn’t one to dismiss a business opportunity.New POC Logo

So when his attorney told him there was an old brickyard for sale in southern Albany County, the Altamont contractor bought it.

In August, almost seven years after purchasing the former P&M Brick plant on the Hudson River in Coeymans, Laraway and Eli Weis, his partner in the deal, opened the site as the Port of Coeymans. Continue reading “More than a dozen companies work at or move goods from the newly created Port of Coeymans”