New York Shipping Association announces new reductions in costs to use the Port of NY & NJ
Author: AJOT | Jul 25 2013 at 08:00 PM | Category: Ports & Terminals
The New York Shipping Association, Inc., (NYSA) has announced that the cost to use the Port of New York and New Jersey has been reduced.
“NYSA is pleased to announce that effective August 1, 2013 its charge for a container of cargo with a destination within 260 miles of our port has been reduced to $94.00 from $100.00 in all trades except in the Bermuda Trade which shall stay at a rate of $25,00,” said John Nardi, President, NYSA.
“The new rates continue a decade-long trend of reduced operational costs in the Port of New York and New Jersey and further demonstrates the onging commitment of NYSA members to reduce the cost of doing business in the largest and busiest port on the east coast,” Nardi continued.
“The port handled more than 3.3 million cargo containers in 2012 a 2.7% increase from 2011. Cargo containers with a destination within 260 miles of our port comprise nearly eighty percent of the total, making this rate reduction very significant for the international carriers that call here,” Nardi explained.