Port of New York and New Jersey adds fees for ocean carriers as shipping containers pile up

Port of New York and New Jersey adds fees for ocean carriers as shipping containers pile up

The Port of New York and New Jersey announced new fees Tuesday related to empty containers and export volume in its battle to ease container congestion. Both loaded and empty containers that are considered long-term will be subject to a quarterly “container imbalance fee.” The fee will be effective September 1, pending the federally required …

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