TWIC IS COMING!

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One of the most debated topics in the transportation industry these days is the implementation of the TWIC card. Holt Logistics would like to remind everyone that TWIC enforcement at the Port of Philadelphia and Gloucester will begin December 30th 2008. You will need a TWIC by this date for unescorted access to all of our client marine terminals. TWIC is a biometric card that ensures workers are eligible to enter secure areas of port facilities around the country.

Agreement signed to deepen Delaware River

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Via Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia's maritime industry - business executives, labor leaders, and longshoremen waving thank-you signs - cheered yesterday as Army and Pennsylvania officials signed a formal agreement to deepen the Delaware River.

Gov. Rendell, calling it "the most important project in the history of the port," said dredging could begin in 10 months. He

Port Interests Unite To Petition U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture To Temporarily Suspend Chilean Table Grape Restrictions

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Port Interests Unite To Petition U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture To Temporarily Suspend Chilean Table Grape Restrictions

Up to 20 days relief in April sought for humanitarian reasons for key trade partner devastated last month by a major earthquake

Friend of Chile- Washington Post

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An open letter to the American People from the Friends of Chile
 
What happened in Chile matters here. On Feb. 27, one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded took the lives of nearly 1000 Chileans and caused $30 billion in damage to Chilean roads and ports. Most of that damage was concentrated in the central and south of Chile at the peak of the Chilean fruit harvest. Over 200 powerful aftershocks, with more to come, have continued to rock the country.
 

Hyundai & Kia Cars Discharge at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal

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Greenwich Terminals LLC is proud to announce that the Hyundai and Kia car companies have arrived at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. The first vessel, Hyundai 203, discharged the first group of cars on 8/3/2010. Since then two more vessels discharged at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal on Monday 8/9/10 and Tuesday 8/10/10. Below are pictures of the first cars unloaded at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in Philadelphia.

 

 

Holt Logistics adds a multiple container feature to “Container Status” portion of the website

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Gloucester City, NJ 

The ability to check multiple containers at one time was just recently added to the “Container Status” portion of the website for customers using the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. This new feature allows a customer to check on the release status of up to ten containers at once.

Port Security Managers Speak about the TWIC Program

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Gloucester City, NJ 

December 30th 2008 loomed as an important day in the Ports of the Delaware River,as well as among truckers and other stakeholders. This marked beginning of the much-anticipated TWIC compliance mandated by the department of Homeland Security. Holt Logistics Corp reported that its client companies have found significant degrees of success in the implementation of procedures with the TWIC card program.

FIRST THREE RAIL CAR SHELLS SLATED FOR USE ON SEPTA’S REGIONAL RAILS UNLOADED AT PACKER AVENUE MARINE TERMINAL

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FIRST THREE RAIL CAR SHELLS SLATED FOR USE ONSEPTA’S REGIONAL RAILS UNLOADED AT PACKER AVENUE MARINE TERMINAL

More than 200 shells to be delivered over the next 18-24 months for local assembly

 

Philadelphia port to handle military cargo again

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via www.philly.com

By Linda Loyd

INQUIRER STAFF WRITER

The Port of Philadelphia will soon be getting military cargo ships bound for, and returning from, Iraq, after a two-year hiatus in which the vessels went to Southern and Gulf Coast ports.

In 2004, Philadelphia was the fourth-busiest U.S. port and a key supply channel for Iraq. Then in 2007, the shipments dried up and went instead to Charleston, S.C.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Beaumont and Corpus Christi, Texas.

A Call for Dredging

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A bottom-line need for port

For the thousands of us who depend on the Port of Philadelphia for our livelihood, the controversy surrounding the decision to deepen the Delaware River comes down to this: Without dredging, we're sunk.

Holt Logistics Corp. Underwrites 4th of July Celebration in Gloucester City

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June 9, 2010

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ

 

Gloucester City andlocal business team up in tough economic times to bring Independence Daycelebration to life.

Mayor William James and the Gloucester City Council teamedup with Holt Logistics Corp this past week to keep alive an Independence DayCelebration for the citizens of Gloucester City and the surroundingcommunities.

HYUNDAI MOTOR CO. AND ITS LOGISTICS AFFILIATE TO IMPORT AND PROCESS HYUNDAIS AND KIAS THROUGH PORT OF PHILADELPHIA

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HYUNDAI MOTOR CO. AND ITS LOGISTICS AFFILIATE TO IMPORT AND PROCESS HYUNDAIS AND KIAS THROUGH PORT OF PHILADELPHIA 
 
About 150,000 cars anticipated annually; 276 new full-time jobs expected  
 
 
 
 

VIP Sighting

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PHILADELPHIA, PA

Tom DeMarino, an executive of IKEA and top ten importer, was sighted supporting the Phillies on their way to a World Series Championship. He was also supporting his favorite Philadelphia Terminal Operator and MSC, the second largest container shipping company which provides an all world service that runs through The Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in Philadelphia.