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Governor Wolf Announces $300 Million Investment for Port of Philadelphia to Double Container Capacity, Create Jobs

Governor Wolf Announces $300 Million Investment for Port of Philadelphia to Double Container Capacity, Create Jobs November 22, 2016 Harrisburg, PA — Governor Tom Wolf today announced a comprehensive Capital Investment [...]

November 22nd, 2016|

First Shipment of Brazilian Beef to US Arrives at Port Philadelphia

Port of Philadelphia welcomes first shipment of Brazilian beef to U.S. UPDATED: OCTOBER 15, 2016 10:44 A.M. Officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) and other port industry leaders today welcomed an [...]

October 13th, 2016|

The Port of Philadelphia anticipates first shipment of Brazilian beef into U.S.

The Port of Philadelphia anticipates first shipment of Brazilian beef into U.S. After a 17-year negotiation process, Brazilian beef has been granted access into the U.S. market. The Port of Philadelphia [...]

October 11th, 2016|

The Reason We’re Getting Resin: SeaLand Atlantico

The Reason We’re Getting Resin The Port and the Private Sector Partner to Bring a New Cargo to Philadelphia A popular manufacturing component is now making its way to U.S. factories faster [...]

September 23rd, 2016|

New route brings cargo to Philly via bigger Panama Canal and ‘Panamax’ ships

New route brings cargo to Philly via bigger Panama Canal and 'Panamax' ships With the recently expanded Panama Canal, the Port of Philadelphia is getting the largest cargo ships to ever sail up [...]

August 29th, 2016|

Port of Philadelphia Recognized as “Main Port of Destination” in Brazil

Port of Philadelphia Recognized as "Main Port of Destination" for Fruit Departing Brazil IX Workshop of the National Mango Board in Petrolina via Petrolina news blog: “IX Workshop of the National Mango Board [...]

August 17th, 2016|
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