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PhilaPort Receives Second Wave of Super Post-Panamax Cranes

PhilaPort Receives Second Wave of Super Post-Panamax Cranes Philadelphia, March 27, 2019 — PhilaPort received two more super post-Panamax cranes early this morning to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. After an overnight transit up the Delaware River, the cranes arrived seamlessly approximately 3:45 A.M. The cranes are identical to the two that arrived [...]

March 27th, 2019|News|

Ship carrying two new PhilaPort container cranes to arrive Wednesday at Packer Avenue Marine Terminal

Ship carrying two new PhilaPort container cranes to arrive Wednesday at Packer Avenue Marine Terminal Philadelphia, March 26, 2019 — If you live in the Delaware Bay area, you have caught a glance in the distance of a monstrous structure floating in the bay. Suspicions have been flying on social media of what it [...]

March 26th, 2019|News|

Port of Philadelphia Supports Strategic Pipeline Development

Port of Philadelphia Supports Strategic Pipeline Development Philadelphia, March 22, 2019 — Last month the M/V Clipper Kamoshio arrived at PhilaPort’s Tioga Marine Terminal carrying 10,996 pipes bound for the Shell Falcon Pipeline located in western Pennsylvania. It took 10 days to discharge the 8,804 metric tons of cargo.  23 pipes per truck are sent [...]

March 22nd, 2019|News|

PhilaPort Welcomes New Leadership

PhilaPort Announces Addition to Leadership Team Philadelphia, March 19, 2019 — PhilaPort, announced that Colette Pete, Esquire has agreed to join PhilaPort as its Chief Counsel effective March 18th. Pete comes to PhilaPort after a distinguished career with the Philadelphia Gas Works – the nation’s largest municipally owned natural gas utility. "After a [...]

March 19th, 2019|News|

Philadelphia Welcomes First Import of Argentine Beef into US in Over 17 Years

Philadelphia Welcomes First Import of Argentine Beef into US in Over 17 Years Plaque Presentation with Argentine Ambassador Held to Mark Occasion Philadelphia, March 4, 2019 — On Friday, March 1, representatives from Holt Logistics and PhilaPort joined with officials from the Embassy of Argentina in the US to welcome the first shipment of [...]

March 4th, 2019|News|

Inbound Infrastructure! PhilaPort’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal poised for record-breaking 2019

Inbound Infrastructure! PhilaPort’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal poised for record-breaking 2019 Zero congestion and increased capacity means fewer delays and minimal demurrage fees Philadelphia PA, February 1, 2019 — On January 8, 2019, the M/V Zhen Hua 25 departed Shanghai, China with two new super post-Panamax container cranes bound for South Philadelphia. The [...]

February 1st, 2019|News|

Delaware River deepening: 30 years and 16 million cubic yards of sand, muck and rock later

Delaware River deepening: 30 years and 16 million cubic yards of sand, muck and rock later via philly.com Philadelphia, December 27, 2018 — Steve Castillo (pictured, below) reclined in a vinyl seat in the cramped cockpit of the New York, a 3,400-horsepower monster dredge, manipulating controls that extended the vessel’s mighty excavator arm [...]

December 28th, 2018|News|

New Citizens Bank Regional Maritime Training Center to Provide Training Opportunities for Philadelphia’s Maritime Industry Workers

New Citizens Bank Regional Maritime Training Center to Provide Training Opportunities for Philadelphia’s Maritime Industry Workers 200 workers to receive specialized training during center’s first year Release via Citizen's Bank Philadelphia, December 5, 2018 — Hundreds of current and future workers within Greater Philadelphia’s growing maritime industry will have access to [...]

December 5th, 2018|News|

Hamburg Süd Resumes Direct Peruvian Fresh Fruit Service to Packer Avenue

Hamburg Süd Resumes Seasonal Peruvian Fruit Service to PhilaPort's Packer Avenue Marine Terminal Seasonal Service Mangoes and Grapes Weekly direct service within eleven days between Peru (Paita) and US East Coast (Philadelphia) from November 2018 to February 2019 Press Release via Hamburg Süd Hamburg, November 28, 2018 – Just in time for [...]

November 28th, 2018|News|

New Ocean Carrier Calls PhilaPort’s Tioga Terminal

New Ocean Carrier Calls PhilaPort Philadelphia, August 21, 2018 — Today, Atlantic RoRo Carriers Inc. (ARRC) had its first vessel call at The Port of Philadelphia’s Tioga Marine Terminal. The M/V Warnow Sun is part of ARRC’s multi-cargo handling vessels of breakbulk, project cargo, vehicles, containers and heavy lift ability operating between [...]

August 21st, 2018|News|