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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|

Largest Vessel to Call at The Port of Philadelphia Arrives from the West Coast of South America

Largest Vessel to Call at The Port of Philadelphia Arrives from the West Coast of South America PhilaPort views arrival as a sign of increased cargo volumes Philadelphia, PA, February 14, 2018 – The largest container vessel to ever call at The Port of Philadelphia arrived yesterday at the Packer Avenue [...]

February 14th, 2018|News|

PhilaPort making solid case to attract still more cargo up Delaware River

PhilaPort making solid case to attract still more cargo up Delaware River Philadelphia, January 29, 2018 — via AJOT.com | By: Paul Scott Abbott | Issue #663 Since joining the executive staff at the Port of Philadelphia 26 years ago, Sean Mahoney has never found himself quite as stoked as he is as 2018 begins. “We [...]

February 9th, 2018|News|

PhilaPort Moves Quickly to Accommodate Surge in Cargo

PhilaPort Moves Quickly to Accommodate Surge in Cargo Leads Atlantic Coast Ports in Cargo Growth Philadelphia, PA January 29, 2018 — As the Port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports [...]

January 25th, 2018|News|

VIDEO: PhilaPort Welcomes Its Largest Vessel to Date MSC Avni

PhilaPort Welcomes Its Largest Vessel to Date MSC Avni Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, January 19, 2018— The largest cargo vessel to ever call the Port of Philadelphia, ocean carrier Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)’s 11,000-TEU MSC Avni, arrived at the port on January 14, 2018.

January 19th, 2018|News|