Port of Philadelphia

Port of Philadelphia
27 Nov 2013
Bermuda Container Line will shift its U.S. port call from Elizabeth, N.J., to Philadelphia in the first quarter of 2014, The Royal Gazette reports.
Cranes at the Port of Oakland
20 Nov 2013
Container volumes handled by U.S. West Coast ports grew more than three times faster than those at East Coast ports in the first eight months of the year, as lingering effects of last year’s labor negotiations and computer problems at one of the biggest terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey dragged down overall throughput growth.
20 Aug 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett and other ILA officials met with employer representatives Tuesday in an effort to reach agreement on a local contract covering about 1,650 dockworkers in the Port of Virginia.
CMA CGM container ship at the Port of Philadelphia
02 Aug 2013
The planned two-berth terminal at Southport in South Philadelphia, which will have an estimated cost of $300 million to $400 million, will have a target capacity of 750,000 20-foot-equivalent container units annually when fully built out. Together with the 450,000-TEU Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, Southport will give the Port of Philadelphia total capacity of some 1.2 million TEUs.
truck access bridge, Paulsboro, N.J.
02 Aug 2013
South Jersey Port Corp. is building a large new bulk and breakbulk terminal on two brownfield sites totaling 180 acres where a BP liquid bulk terminal and a Dow Chemical plant once stood.
26 Jul 2013
NEW YORK — The executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey defended the agency’s bridge and tunnel toll increases and said toll revenue is not being diverted to the over-budget World Trade Center rebuilding or other port authority real estate projects.
Total cargo traffic rose 13.6 percent from January to June.
22 Jul 2013
The Port of Philadelphia handled 168,820 20-foot-equivalent units in the first half of 2013, jumping 24 percent from 135,656 TEUs handled during the first half of 2012.
A dredge vessel works to deepen the Delaware River’s main channel during the early phases of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project.
13 Jun 2013
The Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project is now about 60 percent finished, following the completion of Reach D, an 11-mile stretch of the Delaware River’s main shipping channel in Delaware...
Gov. Corbett welcomes Horizon Lines to Port of Philadelphia.
19 Apr 2013
Horizon Lines has relocated its U.S. Northeast port of call from Elizabeth, N.J., to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal at the Port of Philadelphia.