The Port of New York and New Jersey posted record November volumes

The Port of New York and New Jersey announced that it hit record volumes in both rail cargo and overall container throughput for November.

Total volume for November 2019 reached 599,626 TEUs, a 2.7 percent increase over the 583,880 TEUs posted the previous year. The increase brings the yearly total to 6,886,388 TEUs.

Imports (TEUs) totaled 302,460 TEUs in November, a 0.5 percent decrease over the 303,881 TEUs posted in November 2018. From January through November 2019, imports at the Port of New York and New Jersey reached 3,497,971 TEUs versus 3,374,482 TEUs recorded during the same period of 2018, a 3.7 percent increase.

Exports (TEUs) totaled 297,166 TEUs in November, a 6.1 percent increase over the 279,963 TEUs posted in November 2018. From January through November 2019, exports at the Port of New York and New Jersey reached 3,388,417 TEUs versus 3,195,916 TEUs recorded during the same period of 2018, a 6.0 percent increase.

Rail volume increased 0.9 percent in November 2019 compared to previous year, totaling 54,096 containers. From January through November 2019, rail volume rose by 2.8 percent versus the same period of 2018.

Source: Port of New York and New Jersey

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