History of Delaware Ports

Port of Wilmington

History of Delaware PortsThe Port of Wilmington, DE is a full-service deepwater port and marine terminal handling over 400 vessels per year with an annual import/export cargo tonnage of 5 million tons. Today, Delaware’s port is the busiest on the Delaware River.

Located at the confluence of the Delaware and Christina Rivers, 65 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, the Port is owned and operated by the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC), a corporate entity of the State of Delaware.

Since it was founded in 1923, the Port of Wilmington has been a major Mid-Atlantic import/export gateway for a wide variety of maritime cargoes and trade. For more history on the Port of Wilmington, please visit here.