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  • 22 December 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey are openly showing their support for the $300 million Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia. Yesterday, during Gov. Wolf visit to Philadelphia, elected officials and stakeholders talked and exchanged ideas about the comprehensive investment program at the port which was announced in November. According to Gov. Wolf, by investing more than $300 […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the port’s infrastructure. This initiative, which will start next year and continue through 2020, will double container capacity, position the port for future growth, create thousands of jobs, […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, August 3, the first of a new class of “Neo-Panamax” shipping vessels called the Port of Philadelphia to begin a new phase of transport along the Delaware River.  The MSC Sofia Celeste, an 8,800 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) vessel operated by the Mediterranean Shipping Company, docked at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf announced yesterday that the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has developed a shortlist of potential developers for the Southport Marine Terminal Complex at the Port of Philadelphia. “This announcement represents a vital step in our plan to ensure a timely and responsible development of the Southport Marine Terminal,” Governor Wolf said. “My […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Philadelphia has reported a 16 percent in cargo in 2014, marking the fifth consecutive year of double-digit cargo growth along the city’s Delaware River waterfront.  Final cargo figures for 2014, compiled by the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), reveal that 5,950,319 metric tons of cargo were handed at the Port of Philadelphia’s […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) approaches the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled thus far strongly suggest that 2014 will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a likely development by year’s end. Comparing the […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett visited the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal yesterday to officially welcome Horizon Lines to the Port of Philadelphia. The new weekly service, connecting Philadelphia and Puerto Rico, began on April 11, and will bring a vessel every Thursday to the terminal. As the “Horizon Trader” (the second Horizon […]

  • 14 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement on the news that the Administration will allocate over $31 million in their fiscal year 2013 budget for the Delaware Deepening Project: “The inclusion of over $31 million to the Delaware Deepening project in the President’s budget is a significant victory for the region that will […]

  • 26 July 2010

    Less than three months after seeking proposals from interested parties to design, operate and maintain a major new marine terminal in South… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, July 27, 2010;

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    With 2,519,967 metric tons of cargo handled during the first six months of 2013 compared to the 2,217,803 metric tons of cargo handled during the same period of 2012, the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority experienced a 13.62 percent gain in cargoes handled. If current cargo trends continue throughout the remainder of the […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, issued an update on recent progress at the Port of Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) is an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania charged with the management, maintenance, marketing, and promotion of publicly-owned port facilities along the Delaware River in Philadelphia, […]

  • 15 February 2012

    President Obama’s new budget, to be submitted to Congress Monday, includes $31 million for continued deepening of the Delaware River navigation channel, two members of Congress said Sunday night. Supporters say deepening the 102-mile channel by five feet will allow bigger ships – and greater commerce – between Philadelphia and Camden and the Atlantic Ocean. […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that promises to open Philadelphia ports to the European and Asian shipping trade via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian port city on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania’s Transport and Communications […]

  • 31 August 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) renewed their partnership with the signing of a Memorandum… [mappress] August 31, 2011;

  • 21 September 2010

    While courtroom and permit battles drag on, the Army Corps of Engineers is trying to bypass a congressional block on funding for the … By Jeff Montgomery (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, September 21, 2010;

  • 13 May 2010

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, which last year postponed the bidding process for the design and construction of a new container… [mappress] Source:  joc, May 13, 2010;

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and the 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the “New Jersey Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” – a significant milestone for the proposed project. The signing of the report advances the project to Congress for […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and the 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the “Delaware Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” — a key milestone for the proposed project. The signing of the report advances the project to Congress for authorization. […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Senator Tom Carper yesterday hosted the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division Commander, Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, and the new Philadelphia District Commander, Lt. Col. David C. Park, to tour priorities and ongoing project sites at the Port of Wilmington. During the tour, Carper, Milhorn and Park viewed the future […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging 101 – “Basics of Dredging, Dredged Material Management and Environmental Considerations” short course, hosted by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to take place on October 7, 2019, at Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. The course has been developed and provided exclusively by WEDA, for the purpose of helping anyone interested […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority a $25.5 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to complete the second phase of a multi-phase improvement plan at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. According to the official PhilaPort’s announcement, the INFRA grant program provides dedicated, discretionary funding for projects that address […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Carla Quinn, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, National Hurricane Program (NHP) lead, has provided updates on the program to attendees at the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Hurricanes Annual Meeting at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 28, 2018. NHP is administered by FEMA in partnership with the NOAA […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in their latest announcement that one section of the Absecon Inlet seawall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is now complete while construction continues on the other section. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone from this month until October 31, 2017 in the waters of Billingsport Range, on the Delaware River, within 150 yards of diving and pipe-removal operations.  To facilitate the widening and deepening of the Delaware River main navigational channel, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Due to the Assawoman Canal maintenance dredging project, which is currently underway, a portion of the Division of Parks & Recreation’s adjacent Assawoman Canal Trail has been closed until early spring, according to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). “The trailhead parking lot at Town Road (near Route 26) will remain […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senator Robert Casey, Representative Bob Brady, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and other officials toured Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia last week and discussed how a deeper channel will keep Philadelphia competitive with other major ports. The Delaware River development scheme involves dredging as needed within the existing 40-foot Delaware River federal navigation channel to deepen […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf has announced his strategic plan for sustained management, maintenance and development of the Port of Philadelphia. The governor outlined his plan while standing on an undeveloped parcel of the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, located at the eastern tip of the Navy Yard. He was joined by Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) Chairman Jerry […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) document inviting interested parties in the private sector to take a preliminary step to become a partner with PRPA in the development of Southport.  The PRPA Board of Directors will be overseeing the RFQ process, and shortly thereafter a Request for Proposals […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In anticipation of the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on September 23, Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) Chairman Jerry Sweeney and officials of PRPA held an informational briefing on its Southport Project at a meeting space on the Delaware River waterfront yesterday. In the audience were about 100 members of the Philadelphia maritime […]