Delaware’s Port of Wilmington Welcomes First Chilean Fruit Vessel to US for 2015-16 Season

The Port of Wilmington, Delaware received its first breakbulk shipment of Chilean winter fruit to the US. This makes the sixth consecutive season for these shipments. The m/v Pacific Mermaid, a specialized refrigerated vessel operated by Trans Global Shipping NV in the Global Reefers service, was welcomed on Tuesday, December 15th. The Pacific Mermaid discharged over 618,450 boxes of fresh cherries, blueberries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, and table grapes. Wilmington is a major ... [+]

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