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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|

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August 17th, 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|

Port of Philadelphia Supports Strategic Pipeline Development

Port of Philadelphia Supports Strategic Pipeline Development Philadelphia, March 22, 2019 — Last month the M/V Clipper Kamoshio arrived at PhilaPort’s Tioga Marine Terminal carrying 10,996 pipes bound for the Shell Falcon Pipeline located in western Pennsylvania. It took 10 days to discharge the 8,804 metric tons of cargo.  23 pipes per truck are sent [...]

March 22nd, 2019|News|

PhilaPort Welcomes New Leadership

PhilaPort Announces Addition to Leadership Team Philadelphia, March 19, 2019 — PhilaPort, announced that Colette Pete, Esquire has agreed to join PhilaPort as its Chief Counsel effective March 18th. Pete comes to PhilaPort after a distinguished career with the Philadelphia Gas Works – the nation’s largest municipally owned natural gas utility. "After a [...]

March 19th, 2019|News|

Philadelphia Welcomes First Import of Argentine Beef into US in Over 17 Years

Philadelphia Welcomes First Import of Argentine Beef into US in Over 17 Years Plaque Presentation with Argentine Ambassador Held to Mark Occasion Philadelphia, March 4, 2019 — On Friday, March 1, representatives from Holt Logistics and PhilaPort joined with officials from the Embassy of Argentina in the US to welcome the first shipment of [...]

March 4th, 2019|News|

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|