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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

Top 15 Reasons Why YOU
Should Export in 2014

A Goal for US Manufacturers
for the New Year:  Exporting!

US Customs and Border Protection – Philadelphia Announces ACE Trade Outreach Sessions

Discussions on Automated Commercial Environment to take place at US Customs House in Philadelphia

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

Photo of the Month

The Gearbulk ship Tokai Arrow docking at PRPA’s Tioga Marine Terminal last month.  This new service from Brazil will bring about 360,000 tons of Eucalyptus paper pulp to Port Philadelphia every year.  In addition to supporting 455 direct and indirect jobs, the new service leveraged millions of dollars in marine terminal and rail improvements.

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.

Philadelphia History Facts

The Liberty Bell is 2,080 pounds.

The first U.S. stock exchange was established in the U.S. city of Philadelphia.

Town Nicknames: City Of Penn, City Of Homes, Quakertown, Quaker City, City Of Brotherly Love.

The John Barry Monument (Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA) is dedicated to the man considered to be the father of the U.S. military branch of the Navy.


Spotlight Interviews

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


Proud Member of the
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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