The United States of America has a major shipping presence. Check out the 7 major ports of Unite States along with the cargo patterns, location, and operational patterns.
May 1, 2021, marked another milestone for the Port of New York and New Jersey as the seaport welcomed the MSC Virgo to Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT).
The 366 meter long – equivalent to eight Statues of Liberty – and 51 meter wide vessel has a 15,072 TEU capacity and is currently deployed on the weekly Columbus JAX service.
The Port Industry of New York and New Jersey accounted for nearly $12 billion in tax revenue, supported over 500,000 jobs, and was responsible for $36.1 billion in personal and $99.5 billion in business income in the region in 2019.
The Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey held its 26th Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame awards dinner on May 8, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.
On February 28, approximately 3,200 lbs. of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $77,000,000, was seized at the Port of New York/Newark in a joint operation involving U. S. Customs and CBP, USCG, HSI, DEA, NYPD and NYSP.