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 →

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 →

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 →