October Becomes the Largest Month on Record for Total Volume at the Port of NY and NJ

October Becomes the Largest Month on Record for Total Volume at the Port of NY and NJ

December 2, 2021 — BreakingWaves.com

The 16-month surge of cargo volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey reached an all-time high in October. A record-breaking 796,704 TEUs (440,514 lifts) were recorded in October, a 5.5 percent increase over the 755,437 TEUs (419,744 lifts) posted in October 2020. This increase crowns October as the month for the largest volume ever recorded at the port and brings the year-to-date total through October to 7,455,786 TEUs (4,134,601 lifts). The port is on track to significantly outpace its total cargo volume from 2020. Imports in October at the Port of New York and New Jersey totaled 398,535 TEUs (220,616 lifts) versus 403,103 TEUs (223,474 lifts) in October 2020, a 1.1 percent decrease. From January through October, imports increased by 19.9 percent compared to the previous year, reaching 3,812,566 TEUs (2,118,136 lifts). For the same period of 2020, the port handled 3,179,449 import TEUs (1,787,064 lifts).

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The Port of New York and New Jersey Continues to Manage Cargo Surge

The Port of New York and New Jersey Continues to Manage Cargo Surge

December 1,2021 –BreakingWaves.com

Since May, holiday items have been arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey in anticipation of the December shopping season. Popular items such as furniture, home goods, kitchenware, computers, televisions, electronics, and alcohol passed efficiently through the port. They were loaded onto trucks and trains for trips to stores and fulfillment centers across the country. The journey for these items, however, was not easy. For the past 16 months, the Port of New York and New Jersey has been managing a cargo surge that has pushed cargo volume up by nearly 24 percent compared to 2020. In addition, supply chain bottlenecks between the cargo’s departure from the port to warehouse and distribution centers were ongoing. Supply chain bottlenecks at other ports in the U.S. also affected the arrival of goods in New York and New Jersey stores.

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Cargo Volumes Creep Up in September While Auto and Rail Volume Slows

Cargo Volumes Creep Up in September While Auto and Rail Volume Slows

November 3, 2021 — PortBreakingWaves.com

For the first time in more than 13 months, cargo volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey rose at a slower pace in September. Total volume for September accounted for 724,418 TEUs (400,179 lifts), a 0.5 percent increase from the previous September’s 720,969 TEUs (399,803 lifts), bringing the 2021 total through September to 6,659,082 TEUs (3,694,087 lifts). The port had been experiencing more than a year of unprecedented double-digit monthly growth in cargo activity. While the number of vessel calls in the month of September was consistent with previous months, there was a notable decrease in vessels with a capacity of 9,000 TEUs or more that called the port that month.

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The Holidays Come Early to the Port of New York and New Jersey

The Holidays Come Early to the Port of New York and New Jersey

October 20, 2021 — PortBreakingWaves.com

While global supply chain challenges are leaving some ports with massive backlogs, threatening a shortage of goods for the holiday season, at the Port of New York and New Jersey, a steady flow of holiday and winter goods has been arriving since May.At the Port of New York and New Jersey, container ships and their cargo moved swiftly and efficiently throughout the pandemic to keep the region supplied with food, medicine, personal protective equipment, and stock for store shelves along the Northeast. For the past 13 months, despite record-setting cargo activity, container ships waiting for a spot to dock at the Port of New York and New Jersey have numbered a handful at the most, with the wait time for each ship averaging less than two days.

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Rail, Total Volume Post Strong Gains in August at the Port of New York and New Jersey

Rail, Total Volume Post Strong Gains in August at the Port of New York and New Jersey

October 13,2021 — PortBreakingWaves.com

Cargo volumes remained strong at the Port of New York and New Jersey as summer drew to a close. Autos led the charge with 42,370 vehicles moving through the port in August, an 11.8 percent increase compared to August 2020. Auto volume from January through August was 28.1 percent greater than in the same period of 2020.  Total volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey rose by 13.4 percent in August, posting 780,782 TEUs (433,022 lifts) compared to 688,365 TEUs (383,397 lifts) in August 2020. This increase brings our year through August total to 5,934,664 TEUs (3,293,908 lifts).

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July Delivers Double-digit Gains for Autos, Total Volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey

July Delivers Double-digit Gains for Autos, Total Volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey

September 10,2021 — PortBreakingWaves.com

Double-digit gains continued in July at the Port of New York and New Jersey. Autos led the charge posting a stunning 79 percent increase from the previous year’s monthly figure. In July, a total of 39,690 autos moved through the Port compared to 22,178 in July 2020. July’s total volume of 758,810 TEUs (420,847 containers) represented a 25.9 percent increase versus the 607,463 TEUs (342,124 containers) recorded in July 2020. This number brings our year through July total to 5,153,882 TEUs (2,860,886 containers).

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Total Container Volume in June Increases Nearly 50% from Previous Year

Total Container Volume in June Increases Nearly 50% From Previous Year

August 9, 2021 — PortBreakingWaves.com

The streak of record-breaking volume continued in June at the Port of New York and New Jersey, with June’s total volume numbers nearly doubling the numbers posted in June 2020. Total volume rose by 46.6 percent in June with 749,400 TEUs (415,813 lifts) compared to 511,306 TEUs (290,454 lifts) the previous year. This record-breaking monthly number brings our year through June total to 4,395,072 TEUs (2,440,039 lifts). Imports and exports also posted substantial gains in June. Imports totaled 388,449 TEUs (216,099 lifts) versus 266,836 TEUs (151,922 lifts) in June 2020, a 45.6 percent increase. From January through June 2021, imports at the Port of New York and New Jersey reached 2,254,028 TEUs (1,259,463 lifts) compared to 1,718,958 TEUs (979,092 lifts) in the same period of 2020, a 31.1 percent increase.

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Wan Hai Lines Expands Direct Service from Asia to the Port of New York and New Jersey

Wan Hai Lines Expands Direct Service from Asia to the Port of New York and New Jersey

August 2, 2021 — PortBreakingWaves.com

Wan Hai Lines, a Taiwan-based ocean container carrier that has predominately served the intra-Asia market since its entry into container shipping in 1976, is expanding its service to the U.S. East Coast. The first ship arrived at Global Container Terminals’ GCT New York in the Port of New York and New Jersey on July 30, 2021. The addition of this service provides better transit time and service coverage to meet growing consumer demand. CAPE MAYOR, was the first ship of Wan Hai Lines’ independent service to the U.S. East Coast from Taipei. Nine other Panamax Class container vessels with a capacity of 2,800 to 4,000 TEUs will rotate along this new route between Asia and the East Coast.

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Port of New York and New Jersey Continues Record-Breaking Streak of High Cargo Volume, Rail Activity

Port of New York and New Jersey Continues Record-Breaking Streak of High Cargo Volume, Rail Activity

July 7,2021 — PortBreakingWaves.com

May 2021 saw another double-digit, record-breaking month at the Port of New York and New Jersey. Total volume, imports, autos, and rail posted double-digit volume increases compared to the previous year, and rail broke its all-time monthly record for May. Autos led the volume surge, with a total of 41,308 autos moving through the Port of New York and New Jersey in May. This number represents an 88.7 percent increase when compared to May 2020. Auto volume for January through May 2021 was 25 percent greater than in the same period of 2020.Total volume for May 2021 was 796,693 TEUs (442,544 lifts) versus 537,412 TEUs (304,132 lifts) in May 2020, a 48.2 percent increase. This increase brings the total for the year through May to 3,645,672 TEUs (2,024,226 lifts).

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Double-digit Increases for Container Volume, Autos and Record-breaking Month for Rail at the Port of NY and NJ

Double-digit Increases for Container Volume, Autos and Record-breaking Month for Rail at the Port of NY and NJ

June 7, 2021- PortBreakingWaves.com

The Port of New York and New Jersey had another strong month in April, posting double-digit increases for total container volume, container imports, and autos and setting a new April record for rail volume. Total volume in April was 712,799 TEUs (396,168 lifts) versus 559,929 TEUs (318,389 lifts) in April 2020, a 27.3 percent increase and record for the month of April.. This surge brings our year through April total to 2,848,979 TEUs (1,581,682 lifts) .mports rose by 26.5 percent in April, totaling 359,265 TEUs (200,112 lifts) compared to 284,074 TEUs (161,677 lifts) in April 2020. From January through April, imports at the Port of New York and New Jersey reached 1,457,992 TEUs (811,066 lifts), a 23.7 percent increase compared to the 1,178,673 TEUs (667,626 lifts) posted in the same period of 2020 which was the start of COVID-19 pandemic.

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