Automotive Logistics

photo of vehicles being removed from ship

The Port of New York and New Jersey is one of the largest ports in U.S. for automobile imports and exports. In 2015, the port handled 644,286 vehicles. New vehicle processing facilities are located at the Port Jersey-Port Authority Marine Terminal in Jersey City and at the Port Newark/Elizabeth Marine Terminal complex. Each terminal provides immediate access to major interstate highways and a number of rail services.


Public Berths
The Port Authority of NY & NJ
New Jersey Marine Terminals
260 Kellogg St., Port Newark, NJ 07114

Vehicle Processors

371 Craneway Street
Port Newark, NJ 07114

Processor Accounts: Processor Accounts: Honda, Volvo (Sweden, Belgium), Ford (USA, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, China, Europe), GM (USA, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Europe, Japan, Korea), Ferrari (Italy), Lamborghini (Italy), Maserati (Italy), PoV's

Toyota Motor Logistics Center Inc.
Building 390, East Port Street
Port Newark, NJ 07114
Processor Accounts: Toyota (Japan, USA), Lexus (Japan), SCION (Japan)

BMW Port Jersey Vehicle Preparation Center
20 Colony Road
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Processor Accounts: BMW (England, Austria, Germany, South Africa)

Contact our Automotive Specialist to learn more: Andrew Sharo at (212)435-4250 or email

Vehicle Facility Facts

Terminal area: 318 acres/129 hectares
Depth at Dock: 32-40 feet MLW (9.8-12.2 meters MLW)
Rail Service
Dimensional cargo
Number of Berths:

Ocean Carriers with Roll-on/Roll-off Services

  • Atlantic Container Line/Grimaldi Group
  • Bermuda Container Line
  • CSAV
  • Eukor Carriers, Inc.
  • Hoegh Autoliners
  • "K" Line America, Inc.
  • MOL Auto Carrier Express.
  • NSCSA.
  • NYK Line Inc.
  • Toyofuji Shipping Inc.
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics

Auto Stevedores

Ports America, Inc.
325 Distribution Street
Port Newark, New Jersey 07114
Tel: (973)522-0224

Shipping Your Car

How to ship privately owned vehicles

Automobiles and other vehicles usually ship on a roll on-roll off vessel. As the term implies, vehicles are driven on and off the ship, reducing cost and risk of damage.

The following companies provide ro-ro service from the Port of New York and New Jersey. Please visit their Web sites or contact them directly for shipping requirements, costs, and countries served:

Shipments to the Caribbean

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