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PhilaPort Prepares for Further Growth: Bigger Ships, Expanded Cargoes, New Cranes, More Jobs

PhilaPort Prepares for Further Growth: Bigger Ships, Expanded Cargoes, New Cranes, More Jobs Philadelphia,  December 27, 2017— via philly.com article At the Port of Philadelphia, two super post-Panamax gantry cranes, as large as any in the world, will arrive in early March. The first ship taking used-car exports will leave Philadelphia for Africa [...]

December 27th, 2017|News|

PhilaPort Makes List as One of the Nation’s Top Growing Import Ports

PhilaPort Makes List as One of the Nation's Top Growing Import Ports Forbes contributor Ken Roberts has named the PhilaPort one of the nation’s fastest growing import ports by value in 2017. Roberts' import/export data company, WorldCity, posts monthly trade statistics at ustradenumbers.com.  Philadelphia, December 27, 2017 — via Forbes.com article PhilaPort, as [...]

December 27th, 2017|News|

PhilaPort’s Diversity Program Receives Honors at 2017 WTS Awards

PhilaPort's Diversity Program Receives Honors at 2017 WTS Awards; Recognized by Phila. City Council for Efforts Port Diversity Program Receives Citation from City for Being the First to Include LGBT Category for Businesses  Philadelphia, December 11, 2017 —         The Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) 2017 Awards Dinner "Fantastic Voyage" was held [...]

December 11th, 2017|News|

PhilaPort Purchases Two New Super Post-Panamax Container Cranes

PhilaPort Purchases Two New Super Post-Panamax Container Cranes Second Set Cranes Acquired as Part of Port Development Plan Philadelphia, December 1, 2017 — PhilaPort has concluded the purchase agreement of two super post-Panamax container gantry cranes that will help lift the Port to record new levels of cargoes over the next [...]

November 30th, 2017|News|

CBP Issues Pipeline #2018-004: Brokers Triennial Report

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November 27th, 2017|News|

PhilaPort August Stats Break Monthly Cargo Records

PhilaPort Breaks Monthly Cargo Records Port Achieves its Highest Monthly Cargo Throughput for Total Tonnage, Containers and Forest Products Philadelphia, September 21, 2017 — PhilaPort handled 667,069 metric tons of cargo in August, achieving its highest ever monthly total. The Port of Philadelphia also broke new records for monthly container throughput, [...]

September 21st, 2017|News|

New Facility Opens at PhilaPort: Second Auto Berth is Re-born

New Facility Opens at The Port of Philadelphia PhilaPort Development Plan Achieves Important Goal; Second Automobile Berth is Re-born. South Philadelphia, June 27, 2017 — This morning at 0800 hours the M/V GLOVIS Comet commenced cargo operations at Pier 122. The arrival of the vessel from South Korea with its cargo of [...]

June 26th, 2017|News|

The Port Of Philadelphia Grows To Over 1,000 Acres of Land Owned

The Port Of Philadelphia Grows To Over 1,000 Acres of Land Owned PhilaPort Finalizes Purchase of Strategic Parcel of Land Philadelphia, June 9, 2017 — PhilaPort announced today the acquisition of a 29-acre parcel of land, locally known as the former Philadelphia Produce and Seafood Terminal, located at Third Street and Pattison [...]

June 9th, 2017|News|

Army Corps Authorizes Final Funding for Completing Delaware Deepening

Army Corps of Engineers Authorizes Final Funding for Completing Delaware River Deepening Project Philadelphia, May 30, 2017 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released their Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan which allocated $29.25 million towards to the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project. That money, combined with the $33 million that [...]

May 30th, 2017|News|

It’s a Brand New Day at PhilaPort » PRPA Rebrands

It’s a Brand New Day at PhilaPort The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) today announced that it is rebranding as PhilaPort effective immediately. Philadelphia, May 22, 2017 – On the threshold of an unprecedented era of expansion, The Port of Philadelphia is establishing a new brand identity that will bolster its national [...]

May 22nd, 2017|News|