Red Hook aims to be NY-NJ port’s barge hub to city delivery

Red Hook aims to be NY-NJ port’s barge hub to city delivery

November 20, 2018 —JOC.com

At the center of New York and New Jersey’s push to boost container-on-barge use, Red Hook Terminals is looking to position itself as the hub of a low-cost, efficient regional barge service that can replace trucked containers, especially in and out of the vast New York consumer market. The port’s smallest terminal — with cargo growth that outstripped the port as a whole last year but lags it slightly this year, according to Red Hook Terminals — believes barges can help alleviate the expected pressure on the port’s four main, New Jersey-based terminals and area highways, as port cargo volumes and area congestion increase.

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