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).