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Port of New York and New Jersey keeps breaking records

The momentum of record-breaking container volume continued in the new year, setting an all-time high in January. Total volume for January 2019 rose by 6.3 percent, posting 622,531 TEUs (355,374 lifts) versus 585,864 TEUs (335,282 lifts) in January of 2018. This increase represents the fifth highest monthly volume ever recorded …

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JAXPORT announces record Jan container volume

During the 2019 State of the Port event, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) CEO Eric Green announced that JAXPORT has achieved its best ever January container volumes, with total container movements increasing 16 percent over the same period last year. Nearly 121,400 twenty-foot equivalent units (or TEUs, the industry standard for …

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Port of NY & NJ breaks its all-time annual container volume record

During 2018, the Port of New York and New Jersey handled more than 7 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) for the first time in its history, which dates back to the 1950s. The 7,179,788 TEUs handled allows the port to maintain its position as the busiest on the East Coast …

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Port NOLA marks an annual container record

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) moved more containers in 2018 than at any time in its history, totaling 591,253 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), up 12.3 percent compared to one year ago. The record marks the fifth year in a row Port NOLA has surpassed the half million TEU-mark …

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NC Ports sets new record for container moves

Wilmington, N.C. – North Carolina Ports set an all-time high for container moves in calendar year 2018. The Port of Wilmington recorded a year-over-year container volume increase of 23 percent. “The increase in container moves at the Port of Wilmington is a testament to the commitment North Carolina Ports has made …

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US Ports record: 2 million containers in a single month

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports have set another new record, reaching 2 million containers in a single month for the first time as retailers continued to bring merchandise into the country ahead of a now-postponed increase in tariffs on goods from China, according to the monthly Global …

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Port of Gdansk climbs in Baltic Ports ranking

The transshipment volume at the Port of Gdansk keeps increasing. Thanks to the result for the first half of the year, Gdansk’s port managed to go up by two positions in the ranking of the Baltic Sea’s largest ports. This new record brings it closer to the very top. 2017 …

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Port of NY and NJ produces historic month

This year has been one of the best on record for the Port of New York and New Jersey. October set a new all-time record with 658,708 TEUs (374,275 lifts), an increase of 11.9% from October 2017 which had 588,848 TEUs (334,324 lifts). Import loads (TEUs) were up by 11.1% …

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Record results for Cosco’s terminal in Piraeus

Cosco’s container terminal subsidiary at the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA), managed by the parent company, posted another record over the Jan-Oct 2018 period, edging closer to the Chinese multinational’s goal of becoming the biggest container hub in the Mediterranean. Specifically, according to the parent company, Cosco Shipping Ports Ltd., 399,000 …

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Teesport achieves an all-time record

PD Ports has announced an all-time record in container volumes handled at Teesport. This new record comes at a time when the Department for International Trade published its annual maritime statistics confirming Teesport, one of the deepest water ports on the east coast of England, experienced an overall volume increase …

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