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Governor Wolf Announces $300 Million Investment for Port of Philadelphia to Double Container Capacity, Create Jobs

Governor Wolf Announces $300 Million Investment for Port of Philadelphia to Double Container Capacity, Create Jobs November 22, 2016 Harrisburg, PA — Governor Tom Wolf today announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the Port’s infrastructure, [...]

November 22nd, 2016|News|

First Shipment of Brazilian Beef to US Arrives at Port Philadelphia

Port of Philadelphia welcomes first shipment of Brazilian beef to U.S. UPDATED: OCTOBER 15, 2016 10:44 A.M. Officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) and other port industry leaders today welcomed an historic shipment: the first container of fresh beef from Brazil to enter the United States. PHOTOS: "Port Philadelphia welcomes 1st [...]

October 13th, 2016|News|

The Port of Philadelphia anticipates first shipment of Brazilian beef into U.S.

The Port of Philadelphia anticipates first shipment of Brazilian beef into U.S. After a 17-year negotiation process, Brazilian beef has been granted access into the U.S. market. The Port of Philadelphia will receive the first container of imported fresh beef into the United States from the Port of Itapoá (Brazil) this [...]

October 11th, 2016|News|

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 [...]

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|