Port of New York and New Jersey had best October on record

The Port of New York and New Jersey announced that it set a new record in October 2019, handling 666,381 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), a 1.2 percent increase over the previous October record of 658,708 TEUs set in 2018.

The October 2019 numbers also represent the third largest cargo volume handled in any month in the history of the port.

The Port Authority’s ExpressRail system also set an October record, handling 57,722 containers, an increase of about 1 percent over the 57,197 containers handled during the previous October record month in 2018.

Through the first 10 months of 2019, the Port handled 6,286,762 TEUs, a new record for the 10-month period. The volume was 5 percent above the previous record for the 10-month period set in 2018.

Source: Port of New York and New Jersey

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