News Releases

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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% [...]

January 25th, 2018|

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|
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