The peak season on the US East Coast in the weeks ahead could provide a test regarding whether the Port of New York and New Jersey can handle the increased volume and surges in activity generated by mega-ships.
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
18 Jul 2018
New York City and the Port of New York and New Jersey are preparing for a future of strong growth and more demanding supply chains.
07 Feb 2018
Port officials cited the raising of the Bayonne Bridge as “perhaps the biggest driving force" in achieving the cargo volume increase.
31 Jan 2018
The port began seeing a build-up of cargo December at its rail terminals – known as ExpressRail – after bad weather triggered delays in the Midwest.
08 Aug 2017
The New Jersey-based company told the US Federal Maritime Commission that the port authority has asked it to vacate warehouse space, not only at an expense to business but to it shipper customers.
26 Jul 2017
The projects would allow shipments to avoid routes that are routinely highly congested, and can take hours to complete on a bad day.
17 Jul 2017
A 13,200 TEU vessel that is the largest ever to enter the Port of New York and the US East Coast passed under the newly-elevated Bayonne Bridge Monday afternoon.
29 Jun 2017
A coalition of groups is calling on the Port of New York and New Jersey to revive a plan to ban all trucks with engines from 2007 or older from the port, expressing health concerns.
29 Jun 2017
A key issue is which ships are allowed to enter the port first if there are several waiting.
27 Jun 2017
The passage under the newly raised Bayonne Bridge in the Port of New York and New Jersey of half a dozen ships that could not have made it before the raising of the bridge marks the opening of a new era for the port.
23 Jun 2017
GCT Bayonne, the first marine terminal at the Port of New York and New Jersey to introduce an appointment system, will increase the number of reservation slots by more than 60 percent.
15 Jun 2017
While ships of slightly larger than 10,000 TEU have stopped at GCT Bayonne, the Zim Antwerp will be the the first ship to pass under the elevated bridge.
06 Jun 2017
The sometimes heated three-hour hearing came as the port prepares to open the newly raised Bayonne Bridge on June 30, allowing ships up to 18,000 TEU to pass below it.
30 May 2017
A new report by the Metropolitan Rail Freight Council looks at the upgrades to the area rail system that are needed to handle a forecast 35 percent jump in traffic flowing through the New York region by 2040.
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 May 2017
Recommendations highlight the unique requirements of mega-ships and the complexity of bringing them to berth.
02 May 2017
The completion of the $1.6 billion elevation project will enable big ships at the nation’s third-largest port to reach three of its four main terminals.
25 Apr 2017
Authorities on Tuesday removed the height restriction on certain ships going under the Bayonne Bridge in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
07 Feb 2017
The Port of New York and New Jersey has spent billions in preparation for larger ships.
20 Dec 2016
The Port of New York and New Jersey’s share of the East Coast container market has slipped to less than one-third in recent years amid tough competition from other ports.