New Jersey Department of Transportation maritime resourcesNew Jersey is a maritime state and part of maintaining the state's marine transportation system includes providing the latest available information and resources so that boaters and waterway managers can work in partnership to better New Jersey's boating environment, enjoy safe waterways and create an exceptional boating experience on the waters of New Jersey.


The Coast Guard Sector New York is located on on Staten Island in historic Fort Wadsworth. Sector New York is the largest operational field command in the Coast Guard and its area of responsibility stretches from Long Branch New Jersey to all the waters of New York City and northern New Jersey and up the Hudson River into the Hudson Valley. The sector is tasked with safeguarding the third largest port in North America and largest port on the East Coast.

I Boat NJ

Mission Statement - The I BOAT NJ Program provides grant funds to selected eligible applicants to promote, improve and enhance the marine industry in the State of New Jersey for the benefit of the general boating public.