Port of New York and New Jersey

Government, Business, Safety

Port Authority of New York, New Jersey Gets Congressional Support for Aid Request

Port of New York and New Jersey Cargo containers sit at the Port Newark Container Terminal in Port Newark, N.J. (Emile Wamsteker/Bloomberg News)

Twenty-seven members of Congress representing the states of New York and New Jersey are asking leaders in the House and Senate to include $3 billion in relief funds for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in a future coronavirus financial aid package.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 27, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Ports Seek Emergency Aid as Business Plummets

Port of New York-New Jersey Leadership at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey say cargo volume could fall by 30% compared with last year. (Port of New York and New Jersey via YouTube)

The leadership of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is seeking $1.9 billion in federal assistance, joining the growing list of ports asking Washington for aid as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on business at those facilities.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 22, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Bayonne Bridge Expansion Pays Big Dividends for Port of N.Y.-N.J.

Bayonne Bridge Bayonne Bridge by Julio Cortez/AP

Nearly a year after the Port of New York and New Jersey rededicated the raised Bayonne Bridge over the Kill Van Kull tidal strait connecting Bayonne, N.J., with Staten Island, N.Y., officials say the project is paying big economic dividends.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 3, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

New York Looking to Extend Port Authority to Buffalo

New York Port of New York and New Jersey (Getty Images)

Instead of unloading the containers at the New York port and putting them on trucks there, the idea is to unload the containers onto a train that would take them to Buffalo.

Jonathan D. Epstein | The Buffalo News, N.Y.
April 16, 2019
Government, Business, TCA

Container Volumes Up at Port of New York and New Jersey

Port of New York and New Jersey A Neopanamax ship going under the recently rebuilt Bayonne Bridge. (New York New Jersey Port Authority)

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Business is booming for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Erik Bascome | Staten Island Advance, N.Y.
September 12, 2018
Government, Business

Older Trucks at North Jersey Ports Prompt Rep. Payne to Call for Roundtable Talks

Port Newark Container Terminal, N.J. Containers are loaded onto trucks at the Port Newark Container Terminal. (Julio Cortez/Associated Press)

A federal representative from New Jersey’s largest city intends to bring together freight stakeholders for a discussion about his push to reduce the number of older trucks in operation at the state’s northeast ports.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 12, 2018
Business, Equipment

Containership to Honor Bayonne Bridge Renovation With Sept. 7 Call to N.Y.-N.J. Port

Roosevelt at Port of Virginia The Theodore Roosevelt berthed at the Port of Virginia. (Port of Virginia)

The Port of New York and New Jersey will receive its first Neopanamax vessel from the Asia to U.S. South Atlantic Express Service on Sept. 7 when the CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt arrives.

August 28, 2017
Business, Technology

APM Terminal Cyber Attack Costs Drivers Time, Wages

A global cyberattack that hit shipping behemoth A.P. Moller-Maersk is creating enormous stress at the APM Terminal in Elizabeth, N.J.

July 12, 2017