It is the mission of the Maritime Association of the Port of NY/NJ to serve the commercial maritime industry in the NY/NJ region by monitoring and disseminating data regarding vessel activity to its members and the public, to act as an advocate for the commercial maritime interests of the Port at the municipal, state, and federal level, and to promote the safety of navigation, the security of maritime assets, the sustainability of the marine environment, and the competitiveness of port services.