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 →

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 →

February numbers show record container volume continues to move through the Port of New York and New Jersey. Total volume rose to 585,216 TEUs (332,484 lifts) compared to 521,921 TEUs (298,199 lifts) in February 2018, a 12.1 percent increase that brought the year-to-February total to 1,207,747 TEUs.  Import loads (TEUs) increased in February by 7.6 percent compared to the previous year while export loads showed a slight decrease, dropping by 2.9 percent for February 2019 compared to February 2018. Import loads for the same period totaled 295,523 TEUs (167,492 lifts) versus 274,638 TEUs (156,413 lifts) in February 2018. Export loads (TEUs) for February included 113,358 TEUsRead More →