In July, the Port of New York and New Jersey was the busiest port in the United States, moving a total volume of 725,479 TEUs (400,470 containers), its highest monthly total since October 2022, and bringing our year-through July total to 4,465,823 TEUs (2,481,114 containers). The monthly number represents a 6.5 percent decrease from July 2022, when 776,167 TEUs (431,364 containers) moved through the port.  Imports (TEUs) decreased by 7.7 percent in July versus July 2022, totaling 372,139 TEUs (205,605 containers) and 402,969 TEUs (224,160 containers). From January through July, imported loads reached 2,269,635 TEUs (1,262,145 containers), a 22.2 percent decrease from the 2,916,584 TEUsRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey welcomed the EVERGREEN EVER MAX to Maher Terminals at the Elizabeth– Port Authority Marine Terminal on Sunday, Aug. 13. The arrival of EVER MAX makes it the largest EVERGREEN vessel to call on the U.S. East Coast and the Port of New York and New Jersey. The 15,432-TEU container ship was constructed in 2023 and sails under the flag of Singapore. It travels along the Asia U.S.-East Coast (AUE) line of service, which initiates in Xiamen before passing through the Panama Canal en route to the U.S. East Coast. Several other vessels on the AUE route makeRead More →

In 2022, the Port of New York and New Jersey helped create and support an astounding 563,700 jobs, according to a newly released report on the port’s regional economic impact. How did this happen? The Port Authority’s port workforce development program, created in 2016, focuses on bridging the gaps between vacant jobs in various industries that support the seaport and those looking for work through pathway programs and recruitment outreach efforts. Find out more about how the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Port Department staff work to connect local communities with the myriad career opportunities available in the region thanks to proximityRead More →

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is committed to transforming operations at our facilities with environmental initiatives that safeguard our natural resources. Through the implementation of the Truck Replacement Program at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority is working to reduce diesel truck emissions by offering eligible applicants grant funds towards the purchase of a newer, cleaner truck to replace their older, higher emitting truck. In addition, we are phasing out the oldest trucks serving our marine terminals. Truck Engine Model Year 1998 Phase Out Starting in July 2023 Starting July 3, 2023, trucks with model yearRead More →

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (Port Authority) continues to place high priority on customer experience across all our transportation facilities. Over the last year, the agency launched a new Customer Experience (CX) Working Group to deliver world-class customer-centered experiences as a part of our commitment to being a world-class transportation authority. Recent initiatives at our Port of New York & New Jersey (Port or PONYNJ) facilities have included meeting basic needs by improving facility conditions in highly utilized locations (signage, cleanliness, lighting, etc.), as well as the launch of real-time customer feedback tools that allow us to address issues and analyzeRead More →