The Port of New York and New Jersey achieved an all-time monthly record in August. Monthly total volume for August 2019 was 679,585 TEUs (385,288 lifts), a 4.3 percent increase over August 2018, which posted 651,752 TEUs (371,710 lifts). The record-breaking August numbers brought the total volume for the year to 4,995,420 TEUs. Import loads (TEUs) rose by 2.7 percent in August 2019 versus the previous year, totaling 342,541 TEUs (193,116 lifts) versus 333,567 TEUs (189,383 lifts) in August 2018. For the period of January through August 2019, imported loads at the Port of New York and New Jersey reached 2,525,575 TEUs (1,434,532 lifts), aRead More →

Volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey has soared – solidifying its position as North America’s second largest port and an essential hub in the movement of goods in and out of the United States. As a top tier port, the port handles some of the industry’s newest Ultra Large Container Vessels and gives shippers access to an extensive network of six modern terminals, an on-dock rail network, easy-to-access highways, and nearby distribution centers and warehouses.  Just released statistics show a 6.5 percent increase in total volume for July 2019 from the previous July (662,994 TEUs/376,135 containers versus 622,559 TEUs/354,101 containers). DuringRead More →

June was a big month for autos at the Port of New York and New Jersey. A total of 54,441 autos moved through the Port in June, representing a 34.3 percent increase over the previous year. Auto volume for the period of January through June 2019 also shows significant gains, rising by 6.4 percent when compared to the same period of 2018. Total volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey remains at record-breaking levels. Total volume from January to June 2019 was 3,652,841 compared to 3,450,469 for the same period of 2018, a 4.4 percent increase. After five straight months of record-settingRead More →

The pattern of monthly record-setting volume continued in May at the Port of New York and New Jersey. Total volume for May 2019 was 643,706 TEUs (366,366 lifts), an 8.4 percent increase over May of 2018, which posted 593,625 TEUs (340,890 lifts). The addition of May’s volume brings the yearly total volume to 3,041,814 TEUs, a 7.7 percent increase over the same time period of 2018. Import loads (TEUs) posted double-digit gains in May at the Port of New York and New Jersey, rising by 12.8 percent. Total import loads in May reached 340,680 TEUs (193,482 lifts) compared to 302,081 TEUs (173,092 lifts) the previousRead More →

Add April to the list of months in 2019 that posted record-breaking cargo growth at the Port of New York and New Jersey. In April, total volume at the Port rose by nearly 10 percent, accounting for 605,263 TEUs (344,862 lifts) in April 2019 compared to 551,117 TEUs (316,675 lifts) in April of 2018. The gains bring the total volume for January through April to 2,398,108 TEUs, a 7.5 percent increase over the same period of 2018. Import loads (TEUs) were also up at the Port of New York and New Jersey in April, rising by 9.1 percent when compared to April 2018. Import loadsRead More →