Improved productivity, cost savings, and environmentally smart. Those are just a few benefits of new state-of-the-art gate technology available at several container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey. As the third largest port in the U.S., handling about 3.8 million containers per year, predominately to a local market, the efficiency and productivity of drayage truck operations are critical to the port. Each of the port’s major container terminals (APM Terminals, GCT Bayonne, GCT New York, Maher Terminal, Port Newark Container Terminal and Red Hook Container Terminal) is using or installing innovative technology at the inbound and outbound gate complexes to helpRead More →

Increased use of waterways will provide additional freight transportation capacity along the congested I-95 corridor to supplement trucks in moving cargo to and from the Port of New York and New Jersey The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the creation of the North Atlantic Marine Highway Alliance, which will seek to foster the use of barge services to offset the use of trucks and supplement rail cargo to and from the Port of New York and New Jersey. Recognizing the untapped potential and excess capacity of the coastal waterways, the Alliance willRead More →

The APM Terminal (AMPT) at Port Elizabeth has been undergoing significant infrastructure improvements as a result of a $200 million investment. As the Port of New York and New Jersey prepares for the next generation of ultra large container ships and increased cargo volumes – it’s imperative to continue upgrading our facilities to accommodate the future of the industry. Updates across APM Terminal include: New DA Kiosks (Drivers Assistance): Increases safety and efficiency by allowing trucker to resolve trouble tickets from the comfort of their own cabs. Once a trouble ticket is resolved, the driver simply inserts their Sealink Card into the kiosk and theRead More →

On September 7, 2018 the Port of New York and New Jersey celebrates the one-year anniversary of the arrival of the CMA CGM T. Roosevelt. This was the first of many large vessels to call on port terminals in Newark, Elizabeth and Staten Island after going under the newly raised Bayonne Bridge now with a navigational clearance of 215 feet. The 14,414 TEU vessel helped usher the Port into the future by announcing to the world that we are Big Ship Ready. In commemoration of this historic moment, the Port of NY and NJ presents this video detailing the process of Raising the Bayonne BridgeRead More →

Four of the industry’s newest generation gantry cranes designed for today’s largest container ships arrived at APM Terminals Elizabeth on April 26, 2018. The arrival marks a major milestone in a $200 million facility infrastructure investment by APM Terminals that will be completed this year. This complements the $7 billion capital investments already made by the Port Authority to ready the Port of New York and New Jersey for the world’s largest ships. Large-scale investments included the Bayonne Bridge elevation and the Harbor Deepening Program, both of which now enable the Port to handle larger container ships up to 18,000 TEUs and remain the largestRead More →