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 →

As a top tier port, the Port of New York and New Jersey can handle the industry’s newest and largest vessels. On August 20, 2019, it welcomed ONE IBIS, a state-of-the-art 14,000 TEU class vessel built in 2016, to the Global Container Terminal (GCT) Bayonne. GCT Bayonne is part of a comprehensive port complex of six container terminals, modern on-dock railroad systems, easy-to-access highways, and nearby distribution centers and warehouses.  ONE IBIS is operated by Ocean Network Express (ONE) and operates within the EC4 service route. EC4 provides the fastest transit between the Port of New York and New Jersey and Asian through the SuezRead More →

On Friday, July 19, Port Newark warehouse tenant Best Transportation delivered a 14,000-pound container using a zero-emission electric drayage truck, becoming the first trucking company to move a container from Maher Terminals of the Port of New York and New Jersey by using an electric vehicle. Powered by electricity, this tractor emits zero tailpipe pollutant and delivered its cargo to Costco Wholesale in Monroe, NJ and returned without incident to the Port with an empty container on the same day. The second-generation battery electric drayage truck, the only commercially available zero-emission drayage truck, is powered by a battery pack that produces enough power for anRead More →

New framework will build on previous plan, which saw the Bayonne Bridge raised, port channels deepened to 50 feet, container terminals expanded, roadway capacity increased and the ship-to-rail network completed; Master plan released as port is experiencing record growth in cargo volume, pushing it into the position of No. 2 in the nation for the first time in two decades, surpassing the Port of Long Beach The Port Authority today unveiled its “Port Master Plan 2050,” a comprehensive document that lays out a flexible roadmap for the next generation of land-use and infrastructure development projects at the Port of New York and New Jersey, allowing itRead More →