Port Frequently Asked Questions

  1. I'm moving abroad. Can I ship my car through your Port? How?
  2. I'm a trucker. What do I need to access the Port?
  3. Do you run the cruise terminals?
  4. I'm trying to ship something to New York City. How do I do it?
  5. Can I book a public berth online for my vessel's call at Port Newark/Brooklyn Piers?

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1. I'm moving abroad. Can I ship my car through your Port? How?

Yes you can. Please contact one of the vehicle processing businesses operating at the Port, and they will be happy to assist you (the Port Authority does not operate any shipping lines). Contact information for those businesses may be found on our vehicle processing page.

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2. I'm a trucker. What do I need to access the Port?

To gain access to the Port terminals, you will need two credentials: a SeaLink card and a TWIC. Please visit our Port Security page for more information about how to apply for both.

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3. Do you run the cruise terminals?

No. For information on the Brooklyn or Manhattan cruise terminals, please contact New York Cruise. Please contact the Cape Liberty Cruise Port for information on the cruise terminal in Bayonne, NJ.

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4. I'm trying to ship something to New York City. How do I do it?

You will need to contact a shipping company or a third-party logistics company (3PL) to arrange your shipment. The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey does not operate any shipping lines, nor does it manage the loading or unloading of cargo.

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5. Can I book a public berth online for my vessel's call at Port Newark/Brooklyn Piers?

Yes. Click here to fill out our Public Berth Form.

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