The Port of New York and New Jersey hit an all-time monthly record in August. Total volume for August 2018 was 651,752 TEUs (371,710 lifts) versus 631,404 TEUs (361,565 lifts) in August 2017, a 3.2% increase. Import loads (TEUs) were up by 4% in August 2018 vs. August 2017 and export loads (TEUs) decreased 0.2% in August 2018 vs. August 2017. Export empties increased 4.3% totaling 191,521 TEUs in August 2018 versus 183,655 TEUs in August 2017. Import loads for the month of August totaled 333,567 TEUs (189,383 lifts) versus 320,848 TEUs (183,466 lifts) in August 2017, a 4% increase. For period January through AugustRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey (PONYNJ) recorded another monthly record in July. Total volume for July 2018 was 622,559 TEUs (354,101 lifts) versus 576,947 TEUs (330,716 lifts) in July 2017, a 7.9% increase. Import loads (TEUs) were up by 10.4% in July 2018 vs. July 2017 and export loads (TEUs) increased 3.3% in July 2018 vs. July 2017. Export empties increased 6.8% totaling 182,567 TEUs in July 2018 versus 171,020 TEUs in July 2017. July 2018 was the third best monthly volume in the port’s history— first and second best months were August 2017 and June 2018, respectively. Import loads for theRead More →

March 2015 volumes at the Port of New York and New Jersey beat volumes logged in the previous month by 25.5 percent (with 559,264 TEUs handled in March 2015 compared to 445,285 TEUs handled in February 2015). March 2015 volumes also compared favorably to the same month in the previous year. The port handled 484,339 TEUs in March 2014, creating a 15.5 percent boost from this perspective. Port officials say these gains were driven largely by import loads, which rose 23 percent year-over-year to 287,777 TEUs, and export empties, up 28.6 percent year-over-year to 145,436 TEUs. ExpressRail also set a record. The Port Authority’s ship-to-railRead More →