The Port of New York and New Jersey remains fully operational to facilitate the movement of cargo locally, regionally and nationally. Supply chain fluidity remans a priority  of the Port in order to  continue providing essential goods to stores and homes as well as critical commodities to support the healthcare system. During the COVID-19 crisis,  the health and safety of all front line personnel also remains a core priority. The entire port stakeholder community continues to pursue enhanced protocols and follow established health guidelines. As the COVID-19 crisis evolves, planning to mitigate potential supply chain impacts is another key area of focus. The Port ofRead More →

Thanks to the hardworking men and women of the Port of New York and New Jersey, over 53,000 containers were delivered to the Port’s customers last week.  Critical store shelves are being restocked daily and we expect another strong week. Keeping the Port of New York and New Jersey fully operational is a shared priority of both our public and private sector partners.  While efforts are being made across the country to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus, both the Federal Government through the Department of Homeland Security as well as the Governor’s of New York and New Jersey have affirmed that the maritimeRead More →

Rail volume surged in January at the Port of New York and New Jersey, setting an all-time monthly record. January’s rail volume increased by 12.3 percent from the previous year’s figure, totaling 61,415 containers. After a record-setting year in 2019 for cargo and passenger volume, the Port of New York and New Jersey wrapped up the first month of 2020 with steady total volume numbers. Total volume for January included 617,024 TEUs (349,196 lifts), a 0.9 percent decrease from the previous year’s 622,531 TEUs (355,374 lifts). Imports in January totaled 324,644 TEUs (183,697 lifts) versus 328,361 TEUs (187,406 lifts) in January 2019, a 1.1 percentRead More →

On November 30th, the Neopanamax container ship Theseus arrived at the Port’s largest facility, Maher Terminals. Port department staff were on hand to welcome Captain Tsipouras Dimitrios and his crew, presenting the captain with a plaque to celebrate the ship’s inaugural visit. Theseus joins the Triton, which made its first visit to the Port earlier this year, as one of the largest vessels to enter the Port of New York and New Jersey. Both ships are chartered by Evergreen and are deployed on the operator’s Far East to U.S. East Coast service as part of the OCEAN Alliance network, which connects Asia and U.S. EastRead More →

The Port of New York and New Jersey set a new record in October 2019, handling 666,381 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), a 1.2 percent increase over the previous October record of 658,708 TEUs set in 2018. The October 2019 numbers also represent the third largest cargo volume handled in any month in the history of the port.  The Port Authority’s ExpressRail system also set an October record, handling 57,722 containers, an increase of about 1 percent over the 57,197 containers handled during the previous October record month in 2018. Read the full press release here.Read More →