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The Reason We’re Getting Resin: SeaLand Atlantico

The Reason We’re Getting Resin The Port and the Private Sector Partner to Bring a New Cargo to Philadelphia A popular manufacturing component is now making its way to U.S. factories faster and more economically than ever thanks to the Port of Philadelphia, an exciting new ocean service, and the Port’s private [...]

September 23rd, 2016|News|

New route brings cargo to Philly via bigger Panama Canal and ‘Panamax’ ships

New route brings cargo to Philly via bigger Panama Canal and 'Panamax' ships With the recently expanded Panama Canal, the Port of Philadelphia is getting the largest cargo ships to ever sail up the Delaware River. via Philly.com August 29, 2016 by Linda Loyd, Staff Writer Courtesy of the Panama Canal Authority [...]

August 29th, 2016|News|

Port of Philadelphia Recognized as “Main Port of Destination” in Brazil

Port of Philadelphia Recognized as "Main Port of Destination" for Fruit Departing Brazil IX Workshop of the National Mango Board in Petrolina via Petrolina news blog: “IX Workshop of the National Mango Board Announces Good News for the São Francisco Valley" (Translated) "The United States imports 24,000 tons of mangoes annually from the São [...]

August 17th, 2016|News|

First Neo-Panamax Shipping Vessel Calls Port of Philadelphia

First “Neo-Panamax” Shipping Vessel Calls Port of Philadelphia The MSC Sofia Celeste, an 8,800 TEU ship, is first in a new class of vessels to begin service between the West Coast of South America, East Coast of North America and Northwest Europe. Click for more photos of the MSC Sofia Celeste [...]

August 4th, 2016|News|

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Board of Directors Selects New CEO

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Board of Directors Selects New Chief Executive Officer for Port Agency July 20, 2016 Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has selected global transportation executive Jeff Theobald as PRPA’s new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Theobald, most recently the President [...]

July 20th, 2016|News|

First vessel to carry Kia automobiles from new factory in Mexico coming to Port of Philadelphia

First vessel to carry Kia automobiles from new factory in Mexico coming to Port of Philadelphia Expected volume from expanded KIA imports will total approximately 35,000 vehicles annually June 24, 2016 Philadelphia – On Saturday, July 2nd, the first GLOVIS America shipping vessel to carry automobiles from the new KIA manufacturing plant in Monterey Mexico [...]

June 27th, 2016|News|

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Hosts Mexican Inbound Trade Mission

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Conducts Three-Day Mexican Inbound Trade Mission to Grow Trade and Promote Innovative New Shipping Service Mexican Inbound Trade Mission, Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 – (L to R) Tom Mutz, Penn Warehousing; Tim Brown, Horizon Stevedoring; Dionisio Cos, Friopuerto Veracruz; Manuel Cabrera-Kabana, FrioPuerto S.L.; David Apseloff, AGRO Merchants Group; Sean Mahoney, Philadelphia Regional Port [...]

June 24th, 2016|News|

MSC Canada Gulf Bridge Service adds Direct Route from Mexico to the Port of Philadelphia

Canada Gulf service revised from June Revisions to mean New Routes to and from Mexico via Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) MSC's Canada Gulf Bridge service adds direct route from Mexico to the Port of Philadelphia MSC is delighted to be revealing details of its revised Canada Gulf Bridge service. The changes, which [...]

June 22nd, 2016|News|

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Hosts First Meeting of Governor Wolf’s Port of Philadelphia Advisory Committee

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Hosts First Meeting of Governor Wolf’s Port of Philadelphia Advisory Committee 14-Member Team Will Regularly Meet to Advise PRPA Board on Current Issues April 14, 2016 Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) Board of Directors hosted the inaugural meeting of the Port of Philadelphia Advisory [...]

April 13th, 2016|News|

Port of Philadelphia’s 2015 Cargo Figures Indicate Continued Growth

Port of Philadelphia's 2015 Cargo Figures Indicate Continued Growth Major Port Milestone: For the First Time, More Than 6 Million Tons of Cargo Handled in a Single Year April 8, 2016 Philadelphia, PA – With the recent compilation of complete cargo-handling figures for 2015, the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) is pleased to report [...]

April 8th, 2016|News|