On Saturday, April 27, 2019, the Port of New York & New Jersey and representatives from Taiwan-based global shipping company Yang Ming celebrated a new milestone—the arrival of Yang Ming’s first Ultra Large Container Vessel on the East Coast. The company’s operations team, led by Wenjin Lee, Senior Executive Vice President of Operations, joined the Port Authority of NY & NJ’s Rado Saragih, Manager, Outreach, BCO and Industry Relations, to recognize this inaugural occasion. Built in 2015, the YM World sails under the flag of Hong Kong and has a container capacity of 13,892 TEUs. The ship, which was carrying more than 12,000 TEUS fromRead More →

On October 10, the christening ceremony and plaque presentation for the Atlantic Sun, a Con-Ro (Container and Roll on Roll Off) vessel at Berth 17 in Port Newark. Officials from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey joined customers of the ocean carrier, Atlantic Container Line (ACL) and the ship’s Godmother, Katherine LoBue, to celebrate this monumental occasion. The ship was built in 2016 in China and is the 4th generation of ACL’s Con-Ro vessels. The Atlantic Sun is the first of its kind in this new vessel class and the largest multipurpose Con-Ro ever built. They incorporate an innovative design that increasesRead 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 →

Build your workforce by connecting with qualified candidates seeking employment within the transportation, logistics and distribution (TLD) industry. Join more than 25 other registered TLD businesses on October 4th to fulfill your employment needs with a diverse group of job seekers eager to make an impact. Take advantage of the opportunity to maximize exposure, educate attendees on potential career paths, and share information on the significance of the TLD industry. The event is free to all companies looking to participate as vendors and will be provided with tables, chairs, and refreshments. Register today by emailing TLDjobexpo@panynj.gov. Event details are as follows: When:  October 4th, 2018Read More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey wants to especially acknowledge the efforts of the 15,000 port drayage operators that keep the Port moving during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Truck drivers bring an unprecedented amount of value to the business model of the Port; ensuring that cargo is delivered on-time and safely. “Gratitude and the utmost respect is what we have for the dedicated individuals who transport 85% of our Port’s $200 billion of cargo,” Director of the Port Department, Molly Campbell. In recent years, the Port has realigned and increased the capacity and safety of its roadways with more improvements planned forRead More →