Another first occurred at the Port of New York and New Jersey in May. On May 31, the brand new ONE APUS, a 14,000 TEU capacity containership from Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE), stopped at GCT Bayonne on its maiden voyage. The 364-meter-long, 51-meter-wide bright magenta-colored ONE APUS is one of the most high-tech ships to enter the Port of New York and New Jersey. ONE APUS is the first ship to employ dual-rating system technology in its main diesel engine—a technology that facilitates flexibility in operations and boosts fuel efficiency to help reduce greenhouse gases. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing fuel efficiency areRead More →

The largest vessel in dimension and container cargo capacity ever to pass through the Panama Canal is headed for the Port of New York and New Jersey, arriving on May 30. The Triton will call at the Port’s largest facility, Maher Terminals, which are capable of handling multiple ultra large container vessels simultaneously. The Neopanamax container ship Triton, built in 2015, has a TEU capacity of 14,424, a 20-row beam of 51.2 meters (168 feet), and is 369 meters (1,211 feet) in length. The Triton is the first ship of this dimension to travel through the Panama Canal since the canal was expanded in 2016.Read 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 →

From attire to accessories, the right combination of textile, color, and pattern allows us to express our personalities, ambitions, and, most importantly, our sense of style. In New York City, the largest retail market in the country, the desire to shop is fueling a growing apparel market, accounting for more than $15 billion in annual sales. While going to a favorite store to search for a particular item may be easy to do, it is the result of a long, concentrated process—and the Port of New York and New Jersey plays a pivotal role in this process. More than 900 fashion companies are headquartered inRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey continued its streak of record-setting months through the first quarter of 2019. In March the Port moved 585,098 TEUs (333,688 lifts) compared to 572,576 TEUs (327,096 lifts) in March of 2018. This number represents a 2.2 percent increase over the record set the previous year, and the most ever recorded for the month of March. The increase brought the year’s cargo total to an all-time record of approximately 1,800,000 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) during the first quarter of 2019, which represents a 6.7 percent increase over the same period in 2018. Import loads for the month ofRead More →