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 on Tuesday announced new rates tied to empty containers and export volume in its battle to ease container congestion. Loaded and empty containers that are considered long-lived will be subject to a quarterly “Container Imbalance Charge”. The tariff will take effect September 1, pending the mandatory 30-day …

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