Maher Terminals

Maher Terminals

Maher Terminals is the largest container terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey, which is the second-largest container port in the United States and the largest on the U.S. East Coast.

Maher Terminals, one of the largest privately held multi-user container terminal operators in the world, has been increasing the capacity of its ship-to-shore cranes and investing, alsong with Port Newark Container Terminal, in new straddle carriers for their container yards.

 

17 Aug 2022
The move by Maher Terminals effectively shortens the time a shipper is given to remove their cargo from the port before fees kick in, while putting pressure on motor carriers and warehouses to operate longer hours.
25 Jul 2022
Port of New York and New Jersey drayage carriers say their ability to operate is being hamstrung by the need to find scarce appointments at marine terminals for returning empties.
27 May 2022
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is looking for additional land well ahead of dredging that would bring larger ships and double the freight coming into the busiest US East Coast port over the coming two decades.
25 Apr 2022
Seven ocean carriers blocked empty container returns to New York-New Jersey marine terminals last week as import volumes swell due to West Coast freight diversions.
06 Apr 2022
Truckers working the Port of New York and New Jersey say they are not always being paid enough for increasingly longer trips away from the port to deliver empty containers.
28 Dec 2021
The port of New York–New Jersey is looking at how it can deal with five years of expected cargo growth that has hit the port through 2021, while other Northeast ports are expanding capacity to deal with larger ships.
22 Dec 2021
The Port of New York and New Jersey is seeing more vessels sit longer at anchor as December winds down owing to increasing number of large ship calls.
03 Dec 2021
The sky-high ocean freight rates into the US East Coast have beckoned an increasing number of ‘tramp’ ships trying to secure berth space for container discharge at the NY-NJ port.
22 Oct 2019
Maher Terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey has cut the time taken to scan an import container for radioactivity, improving the fluidity of cargo heading out of the port by rail.
Port Newark Container Terminal
22 Aug 2019
The five terminals that comprise the New York Terminal Conference in the Port of New York and New Jersey will increase demurrage fees in October as part of their annual fee revision process.
07 Aug 2017
Christie-signed legislation still requires New York's concurrence.
06 Mar 2017
A federal judge on Friday gave the go-ahead to Maher Terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey and the Georgia Ports Authority to dispose of Hanjin Shipping containers.
17 Nov 2016
Maher Terminals has been acquired by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners III and a subsidiary of Japanese shipping company NYK Line.
Maher Terminals and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have been at odds over a number of issues over the past decade.
27 Oct 2016
Maher Terminals and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have agreed to settle an eight-year-long legal dispute.
Every moment that Hanjin Shipping cargo remains in limbo threatens further disruption and costs for myriad industries.
08 Sep 2016
The push underscores a restlessness within the transportation industry with the customary pace of a Chapter 15 bankruptcy filing — something that has historically taken months to years to play out.
The US Federal Maritime Commission has asked shippers to report any unreasonable increases in cost or decreases in service they encounter in dealing with Hanjin Shipping cargo.
07 Sep 2016
The containers were set to be exported, but Hanjin’s Aug. 31 bankruptcy filing prevented them from being loaded.
09 Jun 2016
U.S. exporters moving goods out of the Port of New York and New Jersey are getting a better understanding of how terminals at the largest U.S. East Coast gateway will handle the new SOLAS rule.
15 Apr 2016
Deutsche Bank said it has reached an agreement to sell Maher Terminals, the 454-acre port terminal in Elizabeth, New Jersey, to a global infrastructure investment company, eight years after the German bank acquired it at the height of the pre-recession container import boom for $2.3 billion in 2007.
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.
21 Dec 2015
Specifics on how the logistics chain will handle the new verified weight rules are beginning to emerge with Maher Terminals notifying the trade that it will only accept containers for export if carriers have provided the verified weight by electronic data interchange transmission before the box arrives at the terminal gate.
09 Dec 2015
The potential sale of Maher Terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey may mark a trend toward deeper involvement by port authorities in terminal ownership changes, an investment banker told the JOC’s Port Performance North America Conference.
02 Oct 2015
A federal appeals court has handed Maher Terminals the latest in a series of setbacks to the company’s effort to lower its rent on the largest container terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
11 Jun 2015
The Port of Prince Rupert had another big month in May with total container volume increasing 45.6 percent over May 2014.
02 Apr 2015
DP World on Thursday announced it is buying Maher Terminal’s Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert, British Colombia, from Germany’s Deutsche Bank, for C$580 million ($457 million).
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.
21 Nov 2014
Maher Terminals has ordered eight additional straddle carriers for operation at its terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
25 Aug 2014
The market for container terminals in the U.S. is being helped by cheap prices, low risk, and the advent of automation, according to the latest newsletter from industry analyst Drewry Maritime Research.
31 Jul 2014
The largest container terminal operator in the Port of New York and New Jersey has lost another bid to reduce the fees it must pay to the port authority.
Weekly wrap-up for July 5, 2014
05 Jul 2014
Events on the U.S. West Coast dominated the news this past week, as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association continued negotiations toward a new contract.
Maher Terminals, Port of New York and New Jersey
30 Jun 2014
Deutsche Bank AG is seeking potential buyers for all or part of Maher Terminals after writing down a large percentage of the $2.3 billion the German bank paid to buy the container terminal operator in 2007.
06 May 2014
Maher Terminals has failed to convince a Federal Maritime Commission administrative law judge that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey violated the Shipping Act by granting a more favorable lease to competitor APM Terminals.
02 Apr 2014
A smartphone application that allows truckers to confirm container availability, vessel schedules and other information i
10 Feb 2014
New York-New Jersey container terminals reopened on Feb. 10 to long truck queues as the terminals struggle with ice, congestion and delays that truckers say are causing cargo to be routed to other ports.
06 Feb 2014
The frigid winds of January, which brought snow, ice and unusually cold temperatures to a large swathe of the United States, could have a longer lasting chilling effect on the economy and overshadow the first quarter.
24 Jan 2014
Container terminals in the ports of New York-New Jersey and Virginia keep truck gates open this weekend to tackle cargo backlogs that developed over the holidays and have worsened with this month’s cold weather.
09 Jan 2014
Truckers at the Port of New York and New Jersey say the first days of 2014 have greeted them with congestion reminiscent of the gridlock that delayed cargo pickups and deliveries last summer.