This year has been one of the best on record for the Port of New York and New Jersey. October set a new all-time record with 658,708 TEUs (374,275 lifts), an increase of 11.9% from October 2017 which had 588,848 TEUs (334,324 lifts). Import loads (TEUs) were up by 11.1% in October 2018 compared to the previous year and export loads (TEUs) increased by 7.9% in October 2018 compared to October 2017. Export empties showed a significant increase in October, rising 16.7% for a total of 187,027 TEUs versus 160,288 TEUs in October 2017. Imports Import loads for October totaled 339,602 TEUs (193,008 lifts) comparedRead More →

Overview The Port of New York and New Jersey hit a monthly record in September. Total volume for September 2018 was 603,034 TEUs (341,676 lifts) versus 573,458 TEUs (327,045 lifts) in September 2017, a 5.2% increase. Import loads (TEUs) were up by 5.7% in September 2018 vs. September 2017 and export loads (TEUs) increased 2.6% in September 2018 vs. September 2017. Export empties increased 6.1% totaling 180,880 TEUs in September 2018 versus 170,414 TEUs in September 2017. Imports Import loads for the month of September totaled 304,125 TEUs (172,737 lifts) versus 287,753 TEUs (163,648 lifts) in September 2017, a 5.7% increase. For period January thruRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey hit an all-time monthly record in August. Total volume for August 2018 was 651,752 TEUs (371,710 lifts) versus 631,404 TEUs (361,565 lifts) in August 2017, a 3.2% increase. Import loads (TEUs) were up by 4% in August 2018 vs. August 2017 and export loads (TEUs) decreased 0.2% in August 2018 vs. August 2017. Export empties increased 4.3% totaling 191,521 TEUs in August 2018 versus 183,655 TEUs in August 2017. Import loads for the month of August totaled 333,567 TEUs (189,383 lifts) versus 320,848 TEUs (183,466 lifts) in August 2017, a 4% increase. For period January through AugustRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey (PONYNJ) recorded another monthly record in July. Total volume for July 2018 was 622,559 TEUs (354,101 lifts) versus 576,947 TEUs (330,716 lifts) in July 2017, a 7.9% increase. Import loads (TEUs) were up by 10.4% in July 2018 vs. July 2017 and export loads (TEUs) increased 3.3% in July 2018 vs. July 2017. Export empties increased 6.8% totaling 182,567 TEUs in July 2018 versus 171,020 TEUs in July 2017. July 2018 was the third best monthly volume in the port’s history— first and second best months were August 2017 and June 2018, respectively. Import loads for theRead More →

On July 26, 2018, the Port of New York and New Jersey reported a new record for the first half of 2018 with cargo volumes up 6.8 percent over the same time period in 2017, when the previous six-month record was established. To date, the Port handled 3,450,469 TEUs (20-foot equivalent length cargo containers) compared to 3,229,675 TEUs between January and June in 2017. The increase reflects a spike in import and export loaded containers. Loaded import containers, consisting primarily of furniture, appliances and beverages, increased by 7.8 percent; while exported containers increased by 9.2 percent. A primary driver of the cargo growth is attributedRead More →