After seeing the horrific images out of Baltimore, it was the first thought that popped into Bethann Rooney’s head: “What can we do to help?” It was early Tuesday when the Port Authority’s port director helped to unleash a series of measures up and down the East Coast aimed at keeping the regional supply chain running smoothly after the Port of Baltimore, one of the nation’s busiest ports, went offline. At the Port of New York and New Jersey, that help is taking many forms. For one, the port is helping to move additional cargo offloaded from ships that already stop here. Just 24 hoursRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey posted gains in total volume, imports, exports, rail, and autos in February 2024, making it the second-busiest February in its history. Total volume for February included 632,455 TEUs (349,792 containers), which represents a 10.7 percent increase compared to the 571,177 TEUs (316,792 containers) recorded in February 2023. So far this year, the port moved a total of 1,299,801 TEUs (717,891 containers).  Imports rose by 15.2 percent in February, accounting for 332,241 TEUs (183,665 containers) versus 288,314 TEUs (159,748 containers) recorded the previous February. From January through February, the Port of New York and New Jersey imported 675,031Read More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey has had over a decade of success with its Clean Vessel Incentive (CVI) program. Since its inception in 2013, more companies have begun participating in the program, which has progressively helped reduce emissions each year. In 2023, the Port of New York and New Jersey reached its highest participation rate, with 450 vessels enrolled in the program.  We’d like to recognize the following companies for their efforts in reducing emissions, conserving fuel, and protecting marine mammals when calling on our port in 2023.  To qualify for recognition, operators had to make a minimum of 15 calls perRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey started the new year with robust volume and auto numbers. Total volume for January 2024 rose by 3.4 percent from the previous year, totaling 667,346 TEUs (368,099 containers), compared to 645,430 TEUs (358,046 containers) in January 2023. Autos posted double-digit gains, as 35,302 autos moved through the Port of New York and New Jersey in January, a 22.1 percent rise compared to January 2023. The port was the second busiest in the nation for loaded imports and exports in January 2024, handling 447,514 loaded TEUs. This was 2.6 percent above January 2023 levels. Imports were up 5.8 percentRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey finished 2023 with volume totals that exceeded 2019’s pre-COVID numbers by 4.4 percent. December’s total volume added to the positive numbers, reaching 633,925 TEUs (351,402 containers), a 3.4 percent increase compared to the 613,011 TEUs (341,108 containers) recorded in December 2022. This number brings the Port of New York and New Jersey’s 2023 total to 7,810,005 TEUs (4,328,153 containers). Imports also rose in December at the Port of New York and New Jersey. Compared to the previous year, imports increased by 7.5 percent, totaling 326,412 TEUs (180,534 containers) and 303,596 TEUs (169,605 containers). For 2023, total importsRead More →