Northern Europe finds its way to the Port of Philadelphia. Directly. The visiting ships are from the Mediterranean Shipping Company, the second largest container shipping company in the world and an expert in specialized cargo transportation. MSC makes weekly calls to the Packer Marine Terminal, bringing direct European container service to the region. The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority supports MSC and everything they bring to the regional economy. For more information, please contact the PRPA Marketing Department at 215.426.2600 (click here for full page ad)
In June 2011 the PRPA's newest facility, the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market, opened for business. At 686,000ft², the Market is the largest refrigerated building in the USA and serves as the premier resource for high quality fresh produce in the northeast US, supplying customers within a 500 mile radius of Philadelphia. Each day the Market provides employment for approximately 1,500 people.