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January 09, 2019

Port of New York and New Jersey total volume up 3.1% in November

The Port of New York and New Jersey reports that its total container volume for November 2018 was 583,880 TEUs versus 566,519 TEUs in November 2017, a 3.1% increase, bringing the Port's year-to-date total to 6,570,398 TEUs.

Import loads (TEUs) were up by 5.9% in November 2018 vs. November 2017, though export loads (TEUs) decreased 10.4% in November 2018 vs. November 2017. Export empties increased 9.3% totaling 164,584 TEUs in November 2018 versus 150,536 TEUs in November 2017.

Import loads for the month of November totaled 301,826 TEUs versus 285,070 TEUs in November 2017, a 5.9% increase.

Export loads for the month of November totaled 115,415 TEUs versus 128,760 TEUs in November 2017, a 10.4% decrease in TEU volume.

The Port's rail volume increased 13.9% from the previous year's November figure, totaling 53,609 containers for November 2018. This is the ninth consecutive month of rail volume above 50,000 containers.

Autos moved through the Port of New York and New Jersey totaled 56,064 in November, an increase of 5% when compared against November 2017.

Source: Port Authority of New York & New Jersey