PRPA Spotlight

Around the Port


World Trade Association to Host China Business Expert Dr. James Chan and Social Media for Business Expert Amy Larrimore

February 11 Luncheon to take place at Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel

Dennis Rochford, William Doyle, and WTA President,
Clayton Manthorpe at the Port Summit

US Federal Maritime Commissioner
William P. Doyle Presented at 2014
WTA Port Summit

“In my view you have so much economic activity to look forward to—meaning opportunities for business development, job retention and job creation.”

Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay President Dennis Rochford Gave Local Overview

Export Assistance for Pennsylvania Business!

Export Finance Program and Other ServicesAvailable for Pennsylvania Exporters

World Trade PA – CTD Overview
Export Finance Program Fact Sheet-2014
Export Finance Program Guidelines-2013

Port Customer UMF Medical Among
Governor’s ImPAct Export Award Winners

PRPA Sponsored Awards Presentation
Event Honoring 50 Commonwealth
Exporters and Other Leading Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Port Community
Hosts Senior US Customs Official

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PRPA Featured in Urban Engineers
Publication, Excellence

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Conceptual Agreement Reached in
Panama Canal New Locks Project 

Project Back on Track; 3rd Set of Locks to be completed by December, 2015

PRPA Maintains Letter of Cooperation
with Panama Canal Authority

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Pennsylvania Merchandise Exports
Increase 5.4% to over $40.9 billion

PRPA containerized exports increased
40% from 2012 to 2013


The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) was pleased to participate in a dinner, sponsored by the Chilean and American Chamber of Commerce, that honored and welcomed Michele Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile.  Chile is a major trading partner with the Philadelphia region, with multiple steamship services regularly moving cargo between Chile and Philadelphia.  The dinner, attended by several hundred members of the Philadelphia business and trade community, was held on Tuesday evening, January 20, at the Hyatt Hotel in Center City Philadelphia

Pictured here is PRPA Director of Communications Joseph Menta, President Bachelet, and Robert Palaima, President of Delaware River Stevedores Inc. (DRS), which operates PRPA's Tioga Marine Terminal.

RSVP Now for the Next USCBP
ACE Outreach Session on February 10

US Customs Automated Commercial
Environment (ACE) will be mandatory--
learn about this new system at the next
Outreach Session

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Pipeline #2015-002

Vessel Central to Move From Tactical Division to Trade Division in Port of Philadelphia

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on KYW Newsradio 1060

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PRPA Achieves Five Years Of Double Digit Growth

New Steamship Services, Organic Growth Lead To Substantial Cargo Increases

Philadelphia Port Terminal Development Opportunity

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PRPA, Port Community Working on Steamship Service Connection to Veracruz, Mexico

Planned New Container Service Should be of Particular Benefit to US Exporters

Service expected to save time and
money vs overland truck routes to
Central and Southern Mexico

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PRPA Participates in Trade
Mission to Veracruz, Mexico

Goal is Steamship Service
Between the Two Ports

PRPA presented with
"Award of Distinction"
from AAPA for our new Port Video
Revolutionary Change


Live Interactive Map View of Ships Along the Delaware River in Philadelphia

Find more about Weather in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, November 21, 2014
Port of Philadelphia's Packer Avenue Marine Terminal Welcomes Largest Container Vesel It Has Ever Handled
8000+ TEU Capacity "MSC JUDITH" A Memorable Sight On Port's Working Waterfront


Cruiser Olympia to
Remain in Philadelphia

Fundraising Effort Underway
to Restore Famous Ship at the
Independence Seaport Museum

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Port Fact

Channel Deepening Continues!  Federal funding provides ample resources to keep the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project moving forward.  This project will deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet, permitting larger, more modern vessels, with their increased loads, to travel to and from the Port of Philadelphia.

Photo of the Month

MSC Judith Calls at PRPA's Packer Avenue Marine Terminal.

The largest container ship ever to call at PAMT, at over 8,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units).

MSC JUDITH “by the numbers”:
LOA: 1065.6’ / BEAM: 140.4’ /
DWT: 105,017.7 MT / MAX DRAFT: 47.6’ / AIR DRAFT: 187’

Spotlight Interviews

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See our Video Interview
with Marcos Galindo of
Mexican Perishables Exporter Colima Tropicals


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Richmond Corridor Association

Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman
James T. McDermott Jr., Executive Director
Robert C. Blackburn, Senior Deputy Executive Director
John F. Dempsey, Deputy Executive Director

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