The Port of New York and New Jersey reports that, as of February 2021, the CORONAVIRUS (CoV) still shows that it continues to affect transportation at all of its facilities, in the first instance the port gives an estimate in its press release of:

  • A 72% drop in passengers compared to 2019 before the COVID-19 at airports.
  • Bridge and tunnel traffic in February 2021 down 19% from February 2019.
  • Maritime cargo volumes set a 7% increase over the record of the same month in 2019 which has shown that due to the pandemic the capacity has recovered in a noticeable way.

In the meantime, it is expected that due to the vaccinations and the decrease of CoV cases, the shipping activity will improve and new figures will even be better.


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