Port of New York and New Jersey

The Port of New York and New Jersey is the busiest container port on the East Coast of the United States and is where containerization first began with the sailing of the Ideal X in 1956. Its terminals are located throughout the New York metropolitan area including Brooklyn, New York, and Newark, New Jersey. The largest terminal in the port is operated by Maher Terminals.

27 Oct 2016
The US Maritime Administration will provide $4.64 million in “marine highway” grants for five existing or proposed container-on-barge services.
26 Feb 2015
More than 61 percent of the hours worked by International Longshoremen’s Association members employed by New York Shipping Association companies during the most recent ILA-NYSA contract year were paid at overtime rates.
10 Feb 2015
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will launch the next phase of its clean-trucks program in mid-March, and hopes to secure funding to replace more than 1,800 additional older trucks with newer models during the next three years.
10 Feb 2015
New Jersey legislators have moved a step closer to passing a bill to dissolve the bistate Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and transfer its New Jersey operations to the state police.
09 Feb 2015
A proposed tax on stored empty containers was stricken from legislation that a New Jersey Assembly committee approved to encourage value-added development around Port Newark-Elizabeth marine terminals.
05 Feb 2015
Workers on Thursday installed the first of more than 1,000 concrete roadway segments that will provide the Bayonne Bridge with a roadway high enough to accommodate larger ships at container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
03 Feb 2015
Container ship lines are pressing legislative and court efforts to kill a 3-year-old cargo facility charge at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
ExpressRail in Port of New York and New Jersey
02 Feb 2015
Containerized cargo volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey hit a record 5,772,303 20-foot-equivalent units last year, up 5.6 percent from 2013, the port authority said. ExpressRail, the port authority’s ship-to-rail system serving New York and New Jersey marine terminals, also set a new record.
01 Feb 2015
Marine terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey are scheduled to open four hours late on Monday because of an expected overnight snowstorm.
30 Jan 2015
Rick Larrabee, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s top seaport executive for the last 15 years, said he plans to retire after his successor is selected.
26 Jan 2015
Marine terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the largest East Coast container port, will close early today and remain closed Tuesday as the entire Northeast braces for a winter storm of historic proportions.
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.