Port of New York and New Jersey

Port of New York and New Jersey

16 Jan 2015
Albert Cernadas Sr., a former high-ranking officer in the International Longshoremen’s Association, was sentenced Friday to three years’ probation and fined $50,000 for his role in a decades-long mob extortion racket on the New Jersey waterfront.
13 Jan 2015
New York-New Jersey port truckers say chassis shortages and dislocations have continued into 2015 while industry officials work to develop a portwide pool of interchangeable “gray” chassis by mid-year.
13 Jan 2015
Drayage companies are pressing their fight with New York-New Jersey marine terminals over a tariff change that allows terminals to refuse to compensate truckers for waiting time caused by late ships or other reasons beyond motor carriers’ control.
08 Jan 2015
A New Jersey appellate court has upheld the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor’s right to revoke the license of a port hiring agent for associating with organized-crime members.
05 Jan 2015
Several container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey are extending hours for gate cut-offs this week to keep pace with heavy post-holiday demand for import deliveries.
APM Terminals, Port Elizabeth, NJ
29 Dec 2014
Most terminals at the Port of New York-New Jersey will not extend gate hours in anticipation of cargo backlogs from the New Year holiday, the port authority announced today.
18 Dec 2014
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has rejected Maher Terminals’ claim that Port Authority of New York and New Jersey acted illegally in granting a more favorable lease to adjacent APM Terminals.
16 Dec 2014
Container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will close on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day but will be open for regular hours on Friday, Dec. 26.
11 Dec 2014
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has joined a New Jersey state senator in calling for abolition of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
11 Dec 2014
A former International Longshoremen’s Association local president and an ex-pier supervisor were sentenced to prison this week for their roles in a long-running extortion racket that funneled workers’ “Christmas tribute” to the mob.
10 Dec 2014
The relentless drive by container lines to reduce their per unit carrying costs through deployment of modern mega-ships means that the automation of marine terminals is inevitable. But each automated terminal will be tailored to the individual needs of the operator based on cost, volume and type of operation.
09 Dec 2014
NEWARK, New Jersey — Container dwell times at the Port of New York-New Jersey are down to 4.1 days this year from 6.5 days in 2013, and truck turn times have improved by 11 percent, but the port complex expects even better productivity in 2015.