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.

18 May 2017
“We’re angry that the port authority is acting like a real estate broker instead of trying to help the industry.”
15 Mar 2016
Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Ras Baraka has rekindled a long-smoldering controversy over whether the Port of New York and New Jersey’s longshore workforce is diverse enough.
11 Mar 2016
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor has subpoenaed numerous longshoremen in an effort to identify the organizers and cause of a Jan. 29 wildcat strike that idled the East Coast’s busiest port.
08 Mar 2016
Several dozen drayage operators have signed up for the latest program to replace the Port of New York and New Jersey’s oldest trucks with newer, less-polluting models, and officials are trying to persuade others to follow suit.
03 Mar 2016
The Port of New York and New Jersey’s full containerized imports rose 5 percent in January despite a blizzard, a wildcat strike, and tough comparisons with January 2015, when volume spiked amid West Coast port delays.
Port of Montreal
03 Mar 2016
The frequent congestion and longshore labor flare-ups at the New York-New Jersey port are putting a renewed focus on Montreal as an alternative gateway for goods, particularly those from Europe destined for the U.S. interior.
11 Feb 2016
Maher Terminals, the largest container terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey, is continuing to pursue litigation claiming it’s being unfairly charged higher rent than adjacent APM Terminals.
08 Feb 2016
Big increases in loaded import containers and empty export boxes pushed the Port of New York and New Jersey’s 2015 volume to a record 6,371,720 twenty-foot-equivalent units, despite soft December totals and continuing problems with congestion.
05 Feb 2016
Efforts to improve chassis quality and availability in the Port of New York and New Jersey are inching forward despite the long delay in the launch of a common chassis pool, a Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official said.
02 Feb 2016
The National Retail Federation said last Friday’s wildcat strike by International Longshoremen’s Association members at the Port of New York and New Jersey undermines shipper confidence and casts a cloud over early negotiations for a new East and Gulf coast longshore labor contract.
01 Feb 2016
Cargo diversions from West Coast ports because of labor strife in early 2015 helped make a handful of East and Gulf Coast ports the fastest-growing in the nation last year.
01 Feb 2016
Last Friday’s surprise dockworker strike at the Port of New York and New Jersey wasn’t instigated by any single International Longshoremen’s Association local and was not sanctioned by the union, ILA President Harold Daggett said Monday.