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COVID-19 Update as of 3/24/20

*COVID-19 Update 3/24/20: All PhilaPort terminals remain OPEN & operating as normal. We continue to monitor the situation in close cooperation with the USCG and CBP. For specific information, please contact terminals directly - For terminal operator information, click here. *COVID-19 Update 3/24/20: In coordination with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania [...]

March 25th, 2020|News|

MSC Adds New Calls to Improve USA-South America East Coast Service. Adds PhilaPort Calls to Route.

NEW! MSC Adds New Calls to Improve USA-South America East Coast Service. Adds PhilaPort Call to Route Philadelphia, March 25, 2020 — The new rotation features a call in Cristobal, which will improve connections with the rest of MSC’s South America network and other intercontinental services. With the addition of calls at [...]

March 25th, 2020|News|

The East Coast’s Newest Auto Terminal Gets New Norfolk Southern Rail Service

The East Coast’s Newest Auto Terminal Gets New Norfolk Southern Rail Service Philadelphia, March 12, 2020 — Glovis America has started operations at Norfolk Southern’s (NS) South Philadelphia Navy Yard facility. The 140-acre NS facility, directly adjacent to PhilaPort’s SouthPort Auto Terminal will receive domestically manufactured Hyundai and Kia cars. These vehicles are [...]

March 12th, 2020|News|

New Containerized Auto Shipping Facility Opens at PhilaPort

PhilaPort Welcomes New CFR Rinkens and GWSI Containerized Auto Shipping Facility to The Port of Philadelphia New Facility Designed to Make Auto Shipping in Containers Easier in the U.S. Northeast Philadelphia, December 6, 2019— A new, state-of the-art center for containerized auto shipping opened today near PhilaPort’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. Freight [...]

December 6th, 2019|News|

PhilaPort and partners Glovis America, Inc. Celebrate Official Opening of the Southport Auto Terminal and VPC

PhilaPort and partners Glovis America, Inc. Celebrate Official Opening of the Southport Auto Terminal and Vehicle Processing Center Philadelphia, October 29, 2019 — UPDATED: November 3, 2019 PhilaPort officially opened its first Terminal in over 45 years. The $110 million 155-acre Southport Auto Terminal and Vehicle Processing Center (VPC) was opened with [...]

October 29th, 2019|News|

Local Leaders Celebrate Official Opening of Citizens Bank Regional Maritime Training Center

Local Leaders Celebrate Official Opening of Citizens Bank Regional Maritime Training Center New Southwest Philadelphia facility offers enhanced training opportunities to thousands in maritime industry via Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Philadelphia, October 3, 2019 — Local leaders, including Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, joined Citizens Bank, the Collegiate Consortium for Workforce and [...]

October 3rd, 2019|News|

PhilaPort Breaks Ground on New On-Dock Forest Products Warehouse

PhilaPort Breaks Ground on New On-Dock Forest Products Warehouse Tioga Marine Terminal Makes Space for New Customers Philadelphia, September 11, 2019 — PhilaPort recently broke ground on a new $12 million warehouse at its Tioga Marine Terminal (TMT). The 100,000 sq. ft. on-dock warehouse will have unique features which will facilitate [...]

September 11th, 2019|News|

NEW! “Philly Advantage” Port Video

NEW! 'The Philly Advantage' [VIDEO] Philadelphia, June 20, 2019 — With so much growth and development occurring at The Port of Philadelphia, we are excited to release our new promotional video. This short, 3 ½-minute video captures the spirit and energy of the Port as we implement our current and prospective development plans. [...]

June 20th, 2019|News|

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|