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February 25, 2015

PRPA Announces Availability of
State-Sponsored Intermodal
Incentive Program to Encourage Container Activity at the
Port of Philadelphia

Intermodel Cargo Growth
Program Application

Port also Reports Big Gains in
Initial 2015 Cargo Activity

— Michael Lang Supply Chain Manager, Logistics Blommer Chocolates

Discussing recent West Coast port slowdown with his staff.

IMPACT: México, Colombia, Perú
and Chile
: Opening Doors to the Pacific
Alliance Countries

2015 - 2017

Trade Mission Information and Participation Agreement

For more info, visit the IMPACT Project's website

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

Pictured: Dennis Rochford, William Doyle, and WTA President Clayon Manthorpe at the Port Summit

Export Finance Program and Other Services Available for PA Exporters
Fact Sheet | Guidelines

PRPA Featured in
Urban Engineers,

New Automated Commercial
Environment (ACE) Cargo Release
Policy for NonAutomated Container Frieght Station (CFS), Bonded Warehouse and Terminal Facilities

Fibria Cellulose brought over 350,000 tons over
paper pulp to Tioga Marine Terminal in 2014

Fifth Consecutive Year of Double-Digit Cargo Growth Along City's Delaware River Waterfront
Port of Philadelphia Reports Stunning 16% Jump in Cargo in 2014

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on KYW Newsradio 1060

PRPA Achieves Five Years Of
Double Digit Growth

New Steamship Services, Organic Growth Lead To Substantial Cargo Increases

President of Chile in Philadelphia

1/20/15 The PRPA was pleased to participate in
a dinner, sponsored by the Chilean and American Chamber of Commerce, to honor and welcome
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.

Pictured: PRPA Director of Communications Joseph Menta, President Bachelet, and Robert Palaima, President of Delaware River Stevedores Inc.

Philadelphia Port Terminal Development Opportunity

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Conceptual Agreement Reached in
Panama Canal New Locks Project

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Live: Interactive Ports Map

View Ships Along the Delaware River
in Philadelphia


Fundraising Effort Underway
to Restore the Olympia at
Independence Seaport Museum

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

Largest container ship ever to call PRPA terminal at over 8,000 TEUs

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

2014 AAPA Communications Program "Award of Distinction" in Video winner for PRPA's Revolutionary Change video


Spotlight Interviews

Marco - mango exporter talks with Sean.JPG

Proud Member of the
Richmond Corridor Association

Gerard H. Sweeney, Chairman
James T. McDermott Jr., Executive Director
Robert C. Blackburn, Senior Deputy Executive Director
John F. Dempsey, Deputy Executive Director

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