Transportation January 3, 2020
Officials report 4% increase in volume for November and say the port is on track for annual record of more than 7 million TEUs.
Cargo volume increased 4% in November at the Port of New York and New Jersey, putting the port on track to finish the year with record-setting volume, port officials said December 31.
The port handled a record 599,626 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in November, up 4% compared to the year-earlier record of 583,880 TEUs. The port’s ExpressRail system also set a monthly record, handling 54,096 containers in November 2019 compared to the year-earlier record of 53,609 containers.
The port is on track to handle a record of more than 7 million TEUs, officials said.
The November results follow a strong October, when the port saw the third largest monthly volume in its history.
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