Record Throughput at Port of New York
(International Freighting Weekly – David Badger)
U.S. east coast gateway handled more volumes in 2011 than it did pre-recession
The U.S. port of New York/ New Jersey set an all-time record for cargo handling last year. The 5.5 million teu handled at the port was almost 4% up on 2010 volumes, beating the previous record, set pre-recession in 2007. The port’s on-dock rail system, ExpressRail, also set a new record in 2011, handling 422,144teu – 12% up on 2010. Read more here.
Date: February 22, 2012