Shipping Cars To Or From Port of Jefferson, New York
The Port of Jefferson, New York is located at the north shore of Long Island on the New York Harbor River System. It is approximately ninety three kilometers north east of the Port of New York, which is its closest neighbor. The coastal harbor is small in size. However, it still attracts shipping vessels with cargo that need to be unloaded or loaded and transported to different destinations. A-1 Auto Transport uses the harbor to ship cars to neighboring cities like Medford, Saint James, Stony Brook, and Farmingville.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Port of Jefferson to Philadelphia||$159||159 miles||1 - 2 days|
|Port of Jefferson to Cleveland||$393||525 miles||2 - 4 days|
|Port of Jefferson to Chicago||$639||852 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Miami to Port of Jefferson||$812||1354 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Houston to Port of Jefferson||$1018||1697 miles||5 - 7 days|
|Las Vegas to Port of Jefferson||$1034||2585 miles||7 - 9 days|
|Port of Jefferson to Denver||$1103||1839 miles||5 - 7 days|
|Port of Jefferson to Los Angeles||$1140||2852 miles||7 - 9 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Why ship cars through the port of Jefferson
Shipping cars to or from Port of Jefferson, New Yorkis easy due to proper management of the harbor. Marine activities are managed by the port authority referred to as The Village of Port Jefferson. This authority has hired a harbormaster to supervise activities at the port. The harbor master has the responsibility of ensuring everything is done on schedule and that the necessary improvements are made for the benefit of port users. Also, access to the various facilities and services at the port are approved by the management ensuring that their good standard of service is maintained.
Shipping vessels carrying diverse cargo including vehicles from the US or overseas can dock at the port of Jefferson. The port has a wide berthing space which is divided into three or more sections, each with varied distances and depth. The first berth is approximately 60 feet deep and the other two cover a distance of 280 feet and 20 feet respectively. Due to its small size, mooring of vessels is done on a schedule. The largest vessel allowed here is slightly over 500 feet in length.
The need for storage when shipping cars to or from Port of Jefferson, New York is common among long distance trucking companies. The port has designated storage areas for shipping companies to keep vehicles for short or long term periods. Security is provided by the port management giving shipping companies piece of mind when using the harbor. Even so, the cost of using the harbor may increase when using their storage areas.
The Port of Jefferson connects to other locations in the US through the NY 112 highway. It intersects with the port Jefferson branch, and a railway line which later splits to the east before leading you straight to the port. Trucking companies use the road to transport vehicles to and from the harbor when picking up or dropping off vehicles within the US. Our truck drivers use the road to ship vehicles to customers using open air or enclosed trucks nationwide.
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Getting the best service when shipping cars to or from Port of Jefferson, New York is highly dependent on the transport company you use. A-1 Auto Transport is an experienced shipping company with clients within US and overseas ports. We offer you guaranteed services that will leave you stress-free; from pickup to drop off. For more on the services we offer, call (800) 452-2880 today!
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.