In October, the Port of New York and New Jersey recorded its highest total monthly volume of 2023, moving 742,571 TEUs (409,680 containers). The seaport was the nation’s second busiest through the month as retailers pushed to receive the remainder of products destined for store shelves in time for the holiday shopping season. The total monthly volume represents a 6.3 percent decrease compared to the 792,548 TEUs (438,007 containers) recorded in October 2022. The January through October total volume is 6,531,687 TEUs (3,620,986 containers).  Imports in October were down slightly (0.2 percent) compared to the previous year, totaling 381,756 TEUs (210,684 containers) and 382,453 TEUsRead More →

In September, the Port of New York and New Jersey recorded 660,553 TEUs (363,853 containers), a 21.6 percent decline in total volume compared to the previous year’s 842,219 TEUs (465,685 containers). This number brings the seaport’s total volume for the year through September to 5,789,116 TEUs (3,211,306 containers). The numbers reflect a resetting of cargo volumes following record setting years in 2021 and 2022.  Imports declined in September compared to the previous year, totaling 339,033 TEUs (186,994 containers) and 423,424 TEUs (234,352 containers) in September 2022, a 19.9 percent decrease. Since January, imports at the Port of New York and New Jersey reached 2,957,589 TEUsRead More →

After a busy July that saw the Port of New York and New Jersey record its largest total cargo volume since October 2022, August brought a normalizing of activity to pre-pandemic levels at the port. The port moved 662,740 TEUs (366,339 containers) in August versus 843,191 TEUs (466,640 containers) in August 2022, a 21.4 percent decrease, which brings its total volumes handled through August to 5,128,563 TEUs (2,847,453 containers). These declines are largely due to U.S. retailers continuing to draw from their overstock of inventory that was delivered during the record cargo surge over the past two years. Imports decreased by 18.6 percent in AugustRead More →

In July, the Port of New York and New Jersey was the busiest port in the United States, moving a total volume of 725,479 TEUs (400,470 containers), its highest monthly total since October 2022, and bringing our year-through July total to 4,465,823 TEUs (2,481,114 containers). The monthly number represents a 6.5 percent decrease from July 2022, when 776,167 TEUs (431,364 containers) moved through the port.  Imports (TEUs) decreased by 7.7 percent in July versus July 2022, totaling 372,139 TEUs (205,605 containers) and 402,969 TEUs (224,160 containers). From January through July, imported loads reached 2,269,635 TEUs (1,262,145 containers), a 22.2 percent decrease from the 2,916,584 TEUsRead More →

NY/NJ Port Handled More Cargo than Any Other Container Port in Country for Month of February and Year to Date in 2023 The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today announced that the Port of New York and New Jersey moved the most cargo in the nation in February 2023 and year-to-date in 2023. In February, traditionally the slowest time of the year for all U.S. ports due to overseas production slowdowns and closures related to the Lunar New Year holiday, the port remained busy by moving 571,177 TEUs, the highest amount of cargo among peer ports, exceeding the Port of Los AngelesRead More →