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Diamond State Port Corp and Trans Global Shipping Sign Agreement for Chilean Fruit

[ April 13, 2016   //   ]

The Diamond State Port Corp., which oversees the Port of Wilmington, and Trans Global Shipping NV recently reached an agreement by which Trans Global Shipping will continue to use the Port of Wilmington as its mid-Atlantic import Chilean fruit distribution hub for the next 5 years.

The agreement also includes an ongoing 2-year lease renewal options that effectively create a continuing port service agreement. This formally extends a relationship that dates back to 1994 and promises service continuity into the foreseeable future.

“Delaware’s trade relationship with Chile goes back almost forty years, even before the current contract was in place,” says Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock, the Chairman of the Diamond State Port Corp. “This new contract will take that successful partnership to a new level, and is the result of a tremendous effort on the part of the Port’s workforce and our management team. As we develop plans for how to expand and grow our Port in the future, the Chilean fruit business will be a cornerstone of that effort.”