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, Cape Akritas arrived on its maiden voyage at Maher Terminals at the Elizabeth Port Authority Marine Terminal (EPAMT). The ship’s arrival also marked the first visit for Captain Strongylis Evangelos, a 19-year veteran, along with his 24-person multinational crew. The Captain and crew were greeted by General Manager of the New Jersey Marine Terminal (NJMT), Mike Bozza, for a plaque presentation to commemorate the visit – on behalf of the Port of New York and New Jersey. Cape Akritas was built in 2016 by Hanjin Subic Shipyard and is owned by Athens-based Costamare, operating a fleet of 76 containerships. The shipRead More →

Seaboard Marine enhanced their North Atlantic services to include a weekly service at the Port of New York and New Jersey, connecting Red Hook Container Terminal, Brooklyn to key ports in Central America. The “North Atlantic – North Central America” service commenced on April 29, 2019, from Santo Tomas, Guatemala. The weekly service directly connects Brooklyn, NY with El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Service started with the 2,000 TEU class Seaboard Atlantic, which arrived at Red Hook Container Terminal on May 6, 2019. The following week, Seaboard Marine launched a second ship for weekly service. The ACRUX N, a 1,740 TEU capacity container ship,Read More →

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 →

The Port of New York and New Jersey welcomed one of the world’s most advanced, High-Efficient Ro-Ro (HERO) ships, the M/V Titus, on Tuesday, July 31, when it completed its maiden voyage from Asia to Port Newark’s Berth 13. The new M/V Titus can handle a wider range of cargo types with increased capacity and optimized fuel efficiency, reducing its energy consumption and emissions. The M/V Titus is the first in a series of four new Post-Panamax vessels due to enter the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) fleet. It is the first large car and truck carrier ever built in the CSIC Xingang shipyard in China.Read More →