The Port of New York and New Jersey monthly cargo volumes continue to increase during the month of September. Total volume for September 2019 was 624,961 TEUs (352,098 lifts) versus 603,034 TEUs (341,676 lifts) in September 2018, a 3.6 percent increase. Bringing our year through September total to 5,620,381 TEUs. Import loads (TEUs) were up 3.9 percent in September 2019 vs. September 2018, export loads (TEUs) decreased 0.4 percent in September 2019 vs. September 2018. Export empties increased 5.7 percent totaling 191,143 TEUs in September 2019 versus 180,880 TEUs in September 2018. Import loads for the month of September totaled 315,866 TEUs (178,177 lifts) versusRead More →

Press Release A transportation, logistics and distribution job fair, sponsored by the Port of New York and New Jersey’s Council on Port Performance, will be held on Friday, November 8.  The fair will provide job seekers living in and around the New York and New Jersey region with the opportunity to connect with industry representatives and business partners whose cargo transits the port facilities. The fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Union County College, Kellogg Building 5th floor, Room K 519, 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ.  Among the approximately 30 transportation, logistics and distribution employers participating  will be: CareerWorksRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey achieved an all-time monthly record in August. Monthly total volume for August 2019 was 679,585 TEUs (385,288 lifts), a 4.3 percent increase over August 2018, which posted 651,752 TEUs (371,710 lifts). The record-breaking August numbers brought the total volume for the year to 4,995,420 TEUs. Import loads (TEUs) rose by 2.7 percent in August 2019 versus the previous year, totaling 342,541 TEUs (193,116 lifts) versus 333,567 TEUs (189,383 lifts) in August 2018. For the period of January through August 2019, imported loads at the Port of New York and New Jersey reached 2,525,575 TEUs (1,434,532 lifts), aRead More →

Volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey has soared – solidifying its position as North America’s second largest port and an essential hub in the movement of goods in and out of the United States. As a top tier port, the port handles some of the industry’s newest Ultra Large Container Vessels and gives shippers access to an extensive network of six modern terminals, an on-dock rail network, easy-to-access highways, and nearby distribution centers and warehouses.  Just released statistics show a 6.5 percent increase in total volume for July 2019 from the previous July (662,994 TEUs/376,135 containers versus 622,559 TEUs/354,101 containers). DuringRead More →

As a top tier port, the Port of New York and New Jersey can handle the industry’s newest and largest vessels. On August 20, 2019, it welcomed ONE IBIS, a state-of-the-art 14,000 TEU class vessel built in 2016, to the Global Container Terminal (GCT) Bayonne. GCT Bayonne is part of a comprehensive port complex of six container terminals, modern on-dock railroad systems, easy-to-access highways, and nearby distribution centers and warehouses.  ONE IBIS is operated by Ocean Network Express (ONE) and operates within the EC4 service route. EC4 provides the fastest transit between the Port of New York and New Jersey and Asian through the SuezRead More →