HRP Hudson Logistics Park

About the Ports

“As the largest ports on the East Coast and the second largest in the US, the Port of New York and New Jersey is a passageway to one of the largest and most important consumer markets in the world.”

The Port of New York and New Jersey handled 7,810,005 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) in 2023 making it the third busiest year in its history. 2023’s total was 17.7% below the 2022’s and 4.0% below the five-year annual average.

The Port’s volume in 2023 places it well above the East Coast’s other main ports of Virginia (3,287,546 TEUs) and South Carolina (2,581,373 TEUs).

  • The Port’s volume through Q1 2023 was 12% slower compared to the same period last year.
  • 2023 started well with a 3.5% increase in January compared to January last year, but has since slowed with decreases of 16% and 20% in February and March, respectively.
  • The Port’s decline in Q1 2023 has been most pronounced in empty export TEUs (-33%) and in loaded import TEUs (-27%).

Port Resources

Drayage Cost Analysis

COST PER CONTAINER Plus $100 Port congestion fee, 24% fuel service charge and $33 a day chassis.
Drayage cost estimates provided by DAYBREAK EXPRESS (as of September 1, 2021).

CalrstadtMeadowlands$495.0016.3 Miles
SecaucusMeadowlands$495.0012.3 Miles
NewarkNewark$395.006 Miles
Port Newark/ElizabethLinden/Elizabeth$395.000 Miles
ElizabethLinden/Elizabeth$495.007.4 Miles
Carteret/Exit 12Carteret/Avenel$495.0016.1 Miles
EdisonRoute 287/Exit 10$495.0026.8 Miles
Perth AmboyRoute 287/Exit 10$495.0022.1 Miles
Staten IslandStaten Island$795.0039 Miles
CranburyExit 8A$695.0039.3 Miles
RobbinsvilleExit 7A$795.0051.4 Miles
Allentown, PALehigh Valley$1,095.0084.2 Miles
Harrisburg, PACentral Pennsylvania$1,295.00165 Miles