Port of New York and New Jersey

Port of New York and New Jersey

01 Jul 2015
The arrival of mega-ships is having a profound effect on port operations at all major U.S. gateways, but the biggest impact by far in terms of congestion is being felt in the two largest port complexes, Los Angeles-Long Beach and New York-New Jersey.
30 Jun 2015
New York officials are seeking a tenant to reactivate the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, which recently was designated as part of the U.S. Maritime Administration’s Marine Highways initiative.
18 Jun 2015
Molly Campbell, former deputy executive director at the Port of Los Angeles, has been chosen to succeed Richard Larrabee, who is retiring after 15 years as director of the port commerce at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
09 Jun 2015
The new workers are expected to be hired and trained in time to help handle the annual import peak season in late summer and early fall, said John Nardi, president of the New York Shipping Association.
09 Jun 2015
An effort to create a “gray” pool of freely interchangeable chassis in the Port of New York and New Jersey appears unlikely to meet a July 1 launch target.
20 May 2015
With no clear path to prevent a recurrence of the crippling, nearly yearlong disruption visited upon West Coast ports and, as of this writing, no final ratification of a new contract by West Coast dockworkers, shippers are exercising their right of free choice and walking away.
MSC container ship in Long Beach, a biggie
18 May 2015
The delivering system for moving containers from mega-ships operated by carrier alliances to cargo interests and truckers is antiquated and must change immediately if ports are to conquer their congestion problems, according to John McLaurin, president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association.
06 May 2015
Port congestion and labor issues took a toll on West Coast port volumes in 2014, as West Coast ports lost market share and East Coast ports gained market share, according to a report by CBRE Americas Research.
04 May 2015
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie refused to to sign legislation to withdraw his state from the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and transfer its New Jersey duties to the state police.
27 Apr 2015
The Port of New York and New Jersey’s container volume in March set records for container lifts and 20-foot-equivalent units, aided by the lingering impact of labor disruptions on the U.S. West Coast.
GCT Bayonne truck gates
27 Apr 2015
GCT Bayonne plans to introduce such a system this year, and other New York-New Jersey terminals are quietly preparing to follow. The Port of Virginia plans in June to begin testing an appointment system at Norfolk International Terminals and eventually expand it portwide. The NIT appointment system had a short-lived test last year.
14 Apr 2015
It is not just diversions from the West Coast that has ports along the Eastern Seaboard struggling to handle heavy volumes. It’s also an extremely robust westbound trans-Atlantic market fueled by the higher U.S. dollar and recovering U.S. economy.