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 →

On Monday, July 16th, the Port of New York and New Jersey’s Port of Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) unveiled its new state-of-the-art gate system which optimizes the customer experience and creates a more efficient flow. Through technological enhancements including optical character recognition (OCR) devices, upgraded weigh in motion machines, heightened security measures allowing for TWIC proxy reads; trucker turn times will be reduced by more than 25%. This strategic effort is a part of a much larger $500 million expansion plan focused on enhancing the capabilities of the terminal. The launch of the new gate system completes the first step in the expansion and increasesRead More →

The APM Terminal (AMPT) at Port Elizabeth has been undergoing significant infrastructure improvements as a result of a $200 million investment. As the Port of New York and New Jersey prepares for the next generation of ultra large container ships and increased cargo volumes – it’s imperative to continue upgrading our facilities to accommodate the future of the industry. Updates across APM Terminal include: New DA Kiosks (Drivers Assistance): Increases safety and efficiency by allowing trucker to resolve trouble tickets from the comfort of their own cabs. Once a trouble ticket is resolved, the driver simply inserts their Sealink Card into the kiosk and theRead More →