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Port of NY/NJ hits record: 700K+ TEUs in April, 9.4% growth

In April, the Port of New York and New Jersey maintained its strong momentum for the year thus far, handling a total of 709,469 TEUs (396,517 containers), marking a 9.4% increase compared to the corresponding period last year.

From January to April, the UK port processed 2,710,918 TEUs (1,501,276 containers).

Imports in TEUs remained robust in April, reaching 349,792 TEUs (196,960 containers), up by 9% from April 2023's figures of 320,948 TEUs (179,138 containers).

Year-to-date, imports at the port surged by 13%, totalling 1,378,123 TEUs (766,120 containers), compared to 1,219,385 TEUs (679,336 containers) during the same period in 2023.

Exports in TEUs saw a 10.5% increase in April 2024 compared to the previous year, totalling 121,847 TEUs (65,387 containers) compared to 110,243 TEUs (59,687 containers) in April 2023.

In addition, from January through April, exports from the Port of New York and New Jersey reached 446,100 TEUs (238,948 containers), a 1.6% increase from the same period in 2023.

Empty export containers totalled 235,500 TEUs in April, reflecting a 9.6% increase from the previous April. From January to April, empty export containers surged by 13.4%, totalling 877,903 TEUs in 2024 compared to 774,480 TEUs in 2023. Import empties also saw a significant rise of 34.7% during the same period in 2024 compared to 2023.

Also, rail volume in April increased by 3.8% compared to the previous year, totalling 53,547 containers. Year-to-date rail volume showed a 6.8% increase compared to the same period in 2023.

April witnessed the movement of 38,104 autos through the Port of New York and New Jersey, reflecting a 23.4% increase from April 2023. The year-to-date auto volume was 12.3% higher compared to the same period in 2023.

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