New Cranes Arrive at APM Terminals in Port of New York and New Jersey

APM Terminals' facility in Port Elizabeth, New Jersey has taken delivery of four giant ship-to-shore gantry cranes to help serve the ever-larger ships calling on the U.S. East Coast. The cranes, which arrived this week aboard a heavy lift ship from China, reach 23 containers across the vessel beam and are part of the facility’s USD $200 million infrastructure investment plan … [Read more...]

Miniature Watchcaps Are The Hardest to Find Christmas Gift This Year

In 2012, Starbucks coffee stores surrounding Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal, the largest container port in the eastern United States, adorned some of their refrigerated beverages with miniature seafarers’ caps. The project, called 1200 TEAny Hats (because the hats topped Starbucks’ TAZO-brand tea bottles), helped SCI reach consumers to talk about the work of mariners who … [Read more...]

First Ultra-Large Containership Call Kicks Off ‘Big Ship Era’ for Port of New York and New Jersey

The 14,400 TEU capacity CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt became the largest container ship to ever call at the port of New York and New Jersey on Thursday after sailing underneath the raised Bayonne Bridge. The ultra-large containership arrived at the APM Terminals Elizabeth container terminal after setting the record as the first 'big ship' to pass under the raised Bayonne … [Read more...]

First 13,000 TEU Containership Transits Under New York and New Jersey’s Raised Bayonne Bridge

The 13,208 TEU OOCL Berlin became the largest ship to call at the port of New York and New Jersey when it arrived Monday after transiting under the newly-raised Bayonne Bridge. OOCL Berlin sailed into Newark Bay docked at Maher Terminals Berth 68 on Monday afternoon. At 13,208 TEU, the Berlin measures more than 1,200 feet in length. It is now the largest vessel to transit … [Read more...]

Ocean Alliance Makes Maiden Call at Port of New York and New Jersey

APM Terminals facility in Port Elizabeth, New Jersey has welcomed the 8,700 TEU capacity CMA CGM Bianca, marking the first call of the weekly Ocean Alliance US East Coast Loop 3 Service, now providing direct service to the U.S. East Coast from ports in China and Southeast Asia. Until recently, container ships calling the Port of New York & New Jersey were restricted to … [Read more...]