Container lifts for September 2015 topped lifts from the same month, 2014 by 13.4 percent according to stats just released by the Port of New York and New Jersey.
At 325,534 lifts, 2015 now holds the port’s new record for volume by month in September.
Year-to-date, the port stands ahead of 2014 volumes by 12.2 percent.
With 163,597 lifts, September import loads outperformed the same month, 2014 by 12.4 percent. Year-to-date, import loads are running 11.2 percent in front of 2014.
Export loads made a slight gain of .6 percent over September 2014 with 62,372 lifts. However, they lag 2014 year-to-date by 1.3 percent.
Rail lifts also set a new record. With 42,229 lifts, this represents the best September the Port has ever seen. September rail volumes outpaced those in the same month, 2014 by 7.1 percent. Year-to-date, rail volumes top the same period, 2014 by 12. 4 percent.
Auto volumes continued to rise in September with 35,050 units shipped, up 17.6 percent over the same month, 2014. Overall for the year, autos are up 23.2 percent.
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This online slide presentation highlights our ongoing plan for port redevelopment: ow.ly/T7AKD
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