Vehicle Shipping and Processing

photo of vehicles being removed from ship

The Port of New York and New Jersey is the largest port in U.S. for automobile imports and exports*. In 2014, the port handled 640,820 new and used 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 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.
  • Mitsui OSK Bulk Shipping, Inc.
  • 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

Vehicle Processors

371 Craneway Street
Port Newark, NJ 07114
973 589-5656

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

Toyota Motor Logistics Center Inc.
Building 390, East Port Street
Port Newark, NJ 07114
973 817-7592
Processor Accounts: Toyota (Japan, USA), Lexus (Japan), SCION (Japan)

BMW Port Jersey Vehicle Preparation Center
20 Colony Road
Jersey City, NJ 07305
201 309-1947
Processor Accounts: BMW (England, Austria, Germany, South Africa)

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

* Source: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census – GTI


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