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 On Friday, March 1, representatives from Holt Logistics and PhilaPort joined with officials from the Embassy of Argentina in the US to welcome the …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Curious
PhilaPort’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal poised for record-breaking 2019

PhilaPort’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal poised for record-breaking 2019

Zero congestion and increased capacity means fewer delays and minimal demurrage fees On January 8, 2019, the M/V Zhen Hua 25 departed Shanghai, China with two new super post-Panamax container cranes bound for South …
Feb 5, 2019 /  Curious
Hamburg Süd Resumes Seasonal Peruvian Fruit Service to PhilaPort’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal

Hamburg Süd Resumes Seasonal Peruvian Fruit Service to PhilaPort’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal

Weekly direct service within eleven days between Peru (Paita) and US East Coast (Philadelphia) from November 2018 to February 2019 Just in time for the forthcoming mango and grape season in South America, Hamburg …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Atlantic RoRo Carriers makes its first vessel call at The Port of Philadelphia

Atlantic RoRo Carriers makes its first vessel call at The Port of Philadelphia

Atlantic RoRo Carriers Inc. (ARRC) had its first vessel call at The Port of Philadelphia’s Tioga Marine Terminal. The M/V Warnow Sun is part of ARRC’s multi-cargo handling vessels of breakbulk, project cargo, …
Aug 22, 2018 /  Finance
Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Philadelphia with Koch

Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Philadelphia with Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, Thursday announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter …
Jun 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Twin Super Post-Panamax Cranes Make Their Spring Arrival at The Port of Philadelphia

Twin Super Post-Panamax Cranes Make Their Spring Arrival at The Port of Philadelphia

32-Stories High Cranes Are a Welcomed Addition to PhilaPort’s Waterfront The first visual affirmation of a new era of growth arrived at The Port of Philadelphia. Saturday (March 24th), PhilaPort received its first …
Mar 26, 2018 /  Curious
Largest Vessel to Call at The Port of Philadelphia Arrives from the West Coast of South America

Largest Vessel to Call at The Port of Philadelphia Arrives from the West Coast of South America

PhilaPort views arrival as a sign of increased cargo volumes The largest container vessel to ever call at The Port of Philadelphia has arrived yesterday at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. The M/V MSC Shuba B arrived …
Feb 15, 2018 /  Vessels
PhilaPort Moves Quickly to Accommodate Surge in Cargo

PhilaPort Moves Quickly to Accommodate Surge in Cargo

Leads Atlantic Coast Ports in Cargo Growth As the Port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes …
Jan 30, 2018 /  Curious
Video: PhilaPort Welcomes Its Largest Vessel to Date MSC Avni

Video: PhilaPort Welcomes Its Largest Vessel to Date MSC Avni

The largest cargo vessel to ever call the Port of Philadelphia, ocean carrier Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)’s 11,000-TEU MSC Avni, arrived at the port on January 14, 2017. ***** Source: PhilaPort …
Jan 22, 2018 /  Vessels
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

At the Port of Philadelphia, two super post-Panamax gantry cranes, as large as any in the world, will arrive in early March. The first ship taking used-car exports will leave Philadelphia for Africa next month, and the …
Jan 2, 2018 /  Curious