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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|

USDOT awards $25.5 million INFRA grant for Packer Avenue Marine Terminal Capacity & Warehouse Relocation Project

PhilaPort awarded $25.5 million for Packer Avenue Marine Terminal Capacity & Warehouse Relocation Project Philadelphia, June, 20, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded PhilaPort (Philadelphia Regional Port Authority) a $25.5 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to complete the second phase of a multi-phase improvement plan at the Packer [...]

June 20th, 2018|News|

Governor Wolf, Senator Casey Celebrate PhilaPort, Highlighting New Crane Arrival, Job Creation, and Economic Growth

Governor Wolf, Senator Casey Celebrate PhilaPort, Highlighting New Crane Arrival, Job Creation, and Economic Growth via Governor Tom Wolf   *UPDATED* June 8, 2018 Philadelphia, May 29, 2018  — Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey joined federal, state, and local leaders in celebration of the recent arrival of the first two super post-Panamax [...]

May 30th, 2018|News|

Holt joins Maersk IBM Global Shipping Platform to boost productivity Packer Avenue Marine Terminal

Holt joins Maersk and IBM Global Shipping Platform to boost productivity at Packer Avenue Marine Terminal Philadelphia, April, 18 2018 — via AJOT.com Holt Logistics Corporation announced today that it has become the first independent port operator in the northeastern United States to conduct a pilot based on a blockchain-based global trade digitization solution [...]

April 19th, 2018|News|

Updated: Twin Super Post-Panamax Cranes Make Spring Arrival at The Port of Philadelphia

Twin Super Post-Panamax Cranes Make Their Spring Arrival at The Port of Philadelphia 32-Stories High Cranes Are a Welcomed Addition to PhilaPort’s Waterfront *UPDATED* March 29, 2018* Philadelphia, March 24, 2018 — The first visual affirmation of a new era of growth arrived at The Port of Philadelphia. Today, PhilaPort received its [...]

March 24th, 2018|News|

First Super Post-Panamax Cranes to Arrive at PhilaPort on 3/24

'GIANT' CARGO ARRIVING SATURDAY! TWO NEW SUPER POST-PANAMAX CRANES HAVE ARRIVED AT THE PACKER AVENUE MARINE TERMINAL AS OF SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018 Updated: 9:00 A.M. on 3/24/18 WHAT: The arrival of PhilaPort’s two NEW super post-Panamax cranes as they complete their 90-day journey from Shanghai, China to The [...]

March 15th, 2018|News|