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Port of New York and New Jersey

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey


The Port of New York and New Jersey handles every type of cargo imaginable - containers, roll on-roll off automobiles (Ro-Ro), liquid and dry bulk, breakbulk and specialized project cargo. There are 54 container cranes ready to handle all types of cargo. Three port companies supply floating derricks, including the 1,000-ton capacity Chesapeake 1000 - the largest on the East Coast - when needed.

Within the New York/New Jersey region, there is a wide selection of freight forwarders, brokers, financial firms, and port services. The port is home to specialized export packers, who can assist with the planning and other logistics needs of any shipper. Whether your cargo is destined for the 80 million consumers in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area or the growing markets of the Midwest, New England or Eastern Canada, we have fast and efficient access by road and rail.

  Port Contacts

Richard M. Larrabee

Direct, Port Commerce

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

(212) 435-4218

  Container Facilities

New York Container Terminal

New York Container Terminal (NYCT) is a full service container and general cargo handling facility, which has one of the highest volume cargo capacities of any facility in the New York Harbor. Strategically located on Staten Island near the Goethals Bridge, the terminal occupies a 187-acre (58 hectares) tract of upland area. It is readily accessible to major truck routes, and has capability for on-dock rail service connecting to the North American intermodal rail network.

Owner: Global Container Terminals Inc. (“GCT”) / Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (“OTPP”)

Equipment: Container Cranes Total: 9 Computerized Truck Gates (26), Yard Tractors (86), Full Container Handlers (32), Empty Container Handlers & Other Heavy Forklifts (13), Stevedoring Chassis (80), Various Computer Equipped Pickups and Vehicles, On-Dock Rail Service, On-Dock Container Freight Station, On-Dock US Customs Inspections, Trac Operated Chassis Pools of 1,700 Chassis, Wheeled Reefer Plugs (465)


APM Terminal

Boasting 350 acres, 15 STS cranes, 6001 feet of wharf, three deep-water berths (50’ mlw), and on-dock rail, Port Elizabeth is APM Terminals largest terminal on the east coast of North America

Owner: APM Terminal subsidiary of Maersk Group

Equipment: Container Cranes Total: 15 Toploaders/ Empty Handlers: 15-ton to 30-ton (28); Forklifts: 2.5-ton to 30-ton (25); Rubber-Tired Gantry Cranes (32); Yard Hustlers: 80,000 lbs (142); Reefer Plugs (1,964)


Maher Terminal

North America’s largest marine container terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey. This highly efficient container terminal operation strategically located in the heart of one of the world’s most affluent consumer markets provides ample container throughput capacity to efficiently meet and exceed the current and longer term operating requirements of our ocean carrier customers. The scope and flexibility of our highly automated multi user marine terminal operation truly make our facilities a "Port within a Port." This is best supported by the many ocean carriers that have been utilizing our facilities for decades, ranging from single trade lane operators to the world’s largest global alliances.

Owner: Deutsche Bank AG

Equipment: Container Cranes Total: 16 Straddle Carriers; Yard Hustlers; Reach Stackers; Empty Handlers (7 high), Mafis, Reefer Plugs (990)


Port Newark Container Terminal

Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) located in Port Newark, New Jersey occupies 259 acres, handling over 600,000 containers annually. As one of the largest infrastructure projects in New Jersey, PNCT will invest $500 million into the expansion before the year 2030. The expansion is expected to double the number of containers moving through the Terminal.

Owner: Ports America

Equipment: Container Cranes Total: 9 Straddle Carriers (74); Reach Stackers (5); Empty Handlers (10); Hustlers (61); 15-ton Stackers (2); 26-ton Stacker (1); Fixed Ground Reefer Plugs


Global Marine Terminal

Global Terminal is located at 302 Port Jersey Blvd. Jersey City, NJ 07305. We are situated in Upper New York Bay in the city of Bayonne, NJ. It is the closest container terminal to the harbor entrance, saving an average of four hours in vessel transit time compared to terminals in the Port Newark/Elizabeth area.

Owner: Global Container Terminals Inc. (“GCT”) / Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (“OTPP”)

Equipment: Container Cranes Total: 6 Rubber-Tired Gantry Cranes; Toploaders: 30-ton (6); Sideloaders: 8-ton (7); Yard Tractors (52); Forklifts: 30-ton, 26-ton, 15-ton; Wheeled Reefer Plugs (212); Stacked Reefer Plugs (216)


Red Hook Container Terminal

Red Hook Container Terminal (RHCT) is the only terminal in New York situated East of the Hudson River. Ideally situated to handle all freight going to New York City, Long Island, Connecticut and the rest of New England.

Owner: Red Hook Container Terminal

Equipment: Container Cranes Total: 4 Toploaders: 45-ton; Forklifts: 26-ton (3); Paper Clamps: 54" (22); Yard Hustlers: 100-ton (30), Reefer Plug Slots (72)


  Intermodal Links

Canadian-Pacific Railway

CP has numerous routing options across Canada and through the U.S. as well as excellent North American reach through gateways with all Class I railways. Has extensive Canadian and U.S. shortline partners and serves leading Atlantic and Pacific port facilities.


203 459-4435

CSX Intermodal

CSX serves major markets in the eastern United States and has access to over 70 ocean, river and lake port terminals along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. The company also has access to Pacific ports through alliances with western railroads


800 542-2754

Norfolk Southern

To support international trade, NS serves every major ocean port on the East Coast. Ocean ports and Gulf ports serve ocean carriers to and from Europe, Asia, and South America.


757 629-2300

  Container Statistics

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