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New York,NY (USNYC)

New York, New York, USA

Port Code USNYC Port Name New York,NY
City New York Country/Region USA NY
Port Type Main Port Category Port City
Latitude 40.6759 Longitude -74.0829
New York Harbor (Port Code:USNYC) is one of the world's largest natural harbors and the port has become the second busiest port by tonnage in the United States as of 2019, and the busiest on the East Coast. The Port of New York and New Jersey is the port district of the New York-Newark metropolitan area, encompassing the region within approximately a 25-mile (40 km) radius of the Statue of Liberty National Monument. It includes the system of navigable waterways in the New York–New Jersey Harbor Estuary, which runs along over 770 miles (1,240 km) of shoreline in the vicinity of New York City and northeastern New Jersey.
The port of New York and New Jersey is the major port on the East Coast, handling a diverse range of cargoes, including cruise ships, containers, Ro-Ro, bulk, break bulk, heavy lifts and petroleum products. Marine terminals are located throughout the harbour, most prominently along the Brooklyn waterfront in New York City and along the shores of Newark Bay in New Jersey. The port is one of the leading container centres in North America, with a total of 6 separate container terminals. It is also leading automobile import/export centre and is home to numerous petroleum terminals. Many of the general cargo facilities are owned and/or managed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
The port is the nation's top gateway for international flights and its busiest center for overall passenger and air freight flights. There are two foreign-trade zones (FTZ) within the port. The port consists of a complex of approximately 240 miles (386 km) of shipping channels, as well as anchorages and port facilities. Most vessels require pilotage, and larger vessels require tugboat assistance for the sharper channel turns.

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