News Releases

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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 [...]

January 19th, 2018|

PhilaPort Prepares for Further Growth: Bigger Ships, Expanded Cargoes, New Cranes, More Jobs

PhilaPort Prepares for Further Growth: Bigger Ships, Expanded Cargoes, New Cranes, More Jobs Philadelphia,  December 27, 2017— via philly.com article At the Port of Philadelphia, two super post-Panamax gantry cranes, as large as [...]

December 27th, 2017|

PhilaPort Makes List as One of the Nation’s Top Growing Import Ports

PhilaPort Makes List as One of the Nation's Top Growing Import Ports Forbes contributor Ken Roberts has named the PhilaPort one of the nation’s fastest growing import ports by value in 2017. Roberts' [...]

December 27th, 2017|

PhilaPort’s Diversity Program Receives Honors at 2017 WTS Awards

PhilaPort's Diversity Program Receives Honors at 2017 WTS Awards; Recognized by Phila. City Council for Efforts Port Diversity Program Receives Citation from City for Being the First to Include LGBT Category for Businesses  [...]

December 11th, 2017|

PhilaPort Purchases Two New Super Post-Panamax Container Cranes

PhilaPort Purchases Two New Super Post-Panamax Container Cranes Second Set Cranes Acquired as Part of Port Development Plan Philadelphia, December 1, 2017 — PhilaPort has concluded the purchase agreement of two [...]

November 30th, 2017|

PhilaPort August Stats Break Monthly Cargo Records

PhilaPort Breaks Monthly Cargo Records Port Achieves its Highest Monthly Cargo Throughput for Total Tonnage, Containers and Forest Products Philadelphia, September 21, 2017 — PhilaPort handled 667,069 metric tons of cargo [...]

September 21st, 2017|
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