The Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved a project to upgrade a section of Port Jersey Boulevard on July 23, 2014. Port Jersey Boulevard functions as the main access road to the Global Container Terminal in Jersey City. The section to be upgraded runs through Jersey City, NJ and will allow the port to accommodate future cargo growth while providing environmental benefits. Specifically, the project will provide better access and egress to Port Jersey and Global Container Terminal. It will include: a new left turn lane and entrance to the BMW auto processing facility (to handle additional traffic volume), realignment and repaving of Port JerseyRead More →

June 18 marked the grand opening of Global Container Terminal’s multi-million dollar expansion. Started in 2010 and costing $325 million dollars, the expansion program installed semi-automated operations designed to improve efficiencies and safety while reducing environmental impact. “The partnership between Global and The Port Authority that led to this state-of-the-art terminal is a terrific example of a partnership between the public sector and private sector,” said Pat Foye, Executive Director of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Before the expansion, trucks required up to two hours to arrive and depart from the port. When its full slate of improvements takes effect, GlobalRead More →