PRPA – Port of Philadelphia Capital Investment Program – Philadelphia - Project Profile
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The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) is planning to expand the Port of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the US.
The project involves the expansion and improvements at the Port of Philadelphia comprising three components.
The first component will see PRPA investing US$200 million in the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal adding four new electric post-Panamax container cranes, the relocation of warehouses, and the construction of new warehouses and 45-foot berths at the terminal.
The investment will increase the container-handling capacity of the terminal from 400,000 Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) containers a year to 900,000 TEUs immediately and 1.2 million in future.
The US$90 million second component will expand the Port’s automobile import/export facility at Southport.
The third component valued at US$12 million is for warehouse improvements at the Tioga Marine Terminal. The second warehouse at Tioga will be converted into a food-grade warehouse, allowing the Port increase its wood pulp volumes to meet the demands of Pennsylvania companies requiring wood pulp. Improved rail access and the purchase of a second mobile harbor crane will also add capacity for Tioga Marine Terminal.
On June 12, 2017, purchased 11.75ha land, the site of the former Philadelphia Produce and Seafood Terminal at Third Street and Pattison Avenue in South Philadelphia, for US$10 million.
The project involves the expansion and improvements at the Port of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the US.
The US$300 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of four new electric post-Panamax container cranes
2. Construction of new warehouses
3. Expansion of automobile processing facility
4. Improvements of Tioga Marine Terminal
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