Welcome to the towboat and harbor carriers association port of ny/nj

Welcome to the towboat and harbor carriers association port of ny/nj

Welcome to the towboat and harbor carriers association port of ny/njWelcome to the towboat and harbor carriers association port of ny/nj

Marine Highway Benefits

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  • Marine Transportation of goods moves more product with less fuel consumption utilizing the most  modern emission systems of ANY form of transportation mode.  

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  • Existing road Congestion is serious and Marine Transportation removes thousands of trucks per day in the State of NY off roads and bridges.
  • Congestion costs $ 200 Billion each year and climbing and waste 2.3 billion gallons and 3.7 billion hours each year.
  • Congestion slows freight, reduces reliability and increases cost. 
  • Trucks wear Bridges and Roads at a great financial cost
     

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  • Heavy Lifts facilitated by the Tug and Barge Industry provides unique capacities lifting power generator, bridges, construction material,  Airbus A320 (Flight 1549), and served the citizens during 911 and Super Storm Sandy