Philadelphia Forest Products Center

Piers 78 & 80, Piers 38 & 40

The operators of the Philadelphia Forest Products Center give personalized attention to the needs of their forest products and general cargo customers. With customized storage and handling equipment for forest products, on-dock rail, and on-terminal facilities for general cargo storage and distribution, the Forest Products Center employs the latest transport technologies to safely and efficiently move coated papers, pulp, wood, and other cargos through our facilities to your customers.

Facility Overview:

Specialized Cargoes: Newsprint, coated paper, wood pulp, other forest products, other break-bulk and semi-bulk products
Terminal Area: Piers 74-78-80:
44.4 (17.8 ha.)
Piers 38-40:
12 acres (4.9 ha.)
Number/Size of Berths: Pier 78:
• N.S. 900 linear ft. (274.3 m.)
• S.S. 854 linear ft. (260.3 m.)
Pier 80 – 2 Berths with RO/RO ramps:
• N.S. 994 linear ft. (303 m.)
• S.S. 1,144 linear ft. (348.7 m.)
Pier 38– 3 berths:
• N.S. 550 linear ft. (167.6 m.)
• S.S. 551 linear ft. (168 m.)
• E.S. 620 linear ft. (189 m.)
Berth Depth at MLW: 32 ft.
Number/Size of Storage Warehouses: Pier 74 Annex:
115,000 sq. ft. (10,684 sq. m.)
Pier 78:
1 dry – 364,000 sq. ft. (33,817 sq. m.)
Pier 78 Annex:
1 dry – 208,000 sq. ft. / 2,600,000 cu. ft. (19,324 sq. m. / 74,480 cu. m.)
Pier 80:
1 dry – 456,000 sq. ft. (42,364 sq. m.)
Pier 80 Annex:
1 dry – 125,000 sq. ft. (11,613 sq. m.)
Direct Transfer: Direct to storage/truck/rail; RO/RO capabilities
Equipment: 135 lift trucks with advanced pressure-controlled paper handling capabilities;
5 fifth wheels; 70 tractors; 70 flatbeds; 50 vans
Loading Docks: Piers 78-80:
48 truck bays, accommodations for 58 rail cars
Pier 74 Annex:
10 truck bays, accommodations for 8 rail cars
Piers 38-40:
16 truck bays; accommodations for 10 rail cars
Highways: ½ mile to highways I-95 and I-76
Rail Connections: CSX, Norfolk Southern – 5 days / week both carriers
Special Features: Stripping and stuffing of containers, transloading, distribution services.

Operator:

Penn Warehousing and Distribution
(215) 218-3081

Owner:

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority
(215) 426-2600

Location:

2147 S. Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19148

Columbus Boulevard (Delaware Avenue)
North of Snyder Avenue

Terminal Map

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