The Exchange has been in the business of disseminating information for over 140 years. Whether it's breaking maritime news, port statistics and schedules, navigational alerts, critical regulatory information, or community events, we are the central source for maritime information in the Delaware Valley. The Maritime Exchange tailors each publication to meet the specific needs of its members. Take a few minutes to review our products, and you'll see why the Exchange is the one-stop information shop.

Informing Members

  • Bulletins/Alerts
  • The Beacon
  • Port Directory
  • Online Port Directory
  • President's Report
  • Federal Register Highlights
  • Jobs


The Exchange serves as the distribution hub for the latest alerts and news from federal agencies, members, and the community. Members benefit from receiving current navigational alerts, regulatory changes affecting cargo ops and safety, system alerts related to electronic cargo and crew manifest filing, safety zones, hurricane and ice restrictions, and more.

The Beacon

The Beacon is the Exchange's free quarterly newsletter exclusively dedicated to covering port issues and activities in the Delaware River region. The Exchange distributes each issue to over 5,000 maritime and trade professionals in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and throughout the country. The Beacon is available in print and online. The staff is grateful for the support and the many positive comments we have received over the years. Thanks to the advertisers who have helped make The Beacon such a success!

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Advertise in The Beacon!

With company budgets stretched to the limits, advertising dollars are precious to everyone. Give us a call today at 267-670-7948, send us an email, or download the rate sheet/contract to find out more about our low rates.

The Beacon Production schedule

    Winter 2018
    01/26/18 Deadline for article submissions
    02/02/18 Deadline for ad space reservations
    02/02/18 Deadline for ad copy
    02/15/18 Web distribution
    02/25/18 Print distribution
    Spring 2018
    04/20/18 Deadline for article submissions
    04/27/18 Deadline for ad space reservations
    04/27/18 Deadline for ad copy
    05/10/18 Web distribution
    05/20/18 Print distribution
    Summer 2018
    07/20/18 Deadline for article submissions
    07/27/18 Deadline for ad space reservations
    07/27/18 Deadline for ad copy
    08/08/18 Web distribution
    08/19/18 Print distribution
    Fall 2018
    10/25/18 Deadline for article submissions
    10/26/18 Deadline for ad space reservations
    10/26/18 Deadline for ad copy
    11/15/18 Web distribution
    11/26/18 Print distribution

Port Directory

Each year, the Exchange compiles an updated port directory, a comprehensive list of over 1,000 port and related businesses, associations, and agencies in the Delaware Valley. This handy reference tool provides valuable information including the addresses, phone numbers, and email and web addresses for contacts Exchange members need most often. Exchange members and advertisers receive complimentary copies.

Advertise in the Port Directory!

Advertise in the Maritime Exchange annual port directory, the most comprehensive contact resource for the maritime trade and transportation industry on the Delaware River! For more information about advertising with the Exchange call 267-670-7948 or send us an email. We’ll be happy to help you.

2018 Port Directory Contract

To Order a Directory

2018 Port Directory Pricing

1-5 Copies: $25 each
6-10 Copies: $22 each
11+ Copies: $19 each

For more information, email the Exchange or call 267-670-7948. For your convenience, we accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express.  Or complete the Port Directory Order Form and send it with your check or credit card payment to:

Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay
240 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1906

Online Port Directory



3460 North Delaware Avenue
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19134


South Jersey Port Corporation


101 Joseph A. Balzano Boulevard
P.O. Box 129
Camden, NJ 08101


SS United States Conservancy


P.O. Box 32115
Washington, DC 20007


Express Marine, Inc.


2851 Adams Avenue
Camden, NJ 08105


Harley Marine NY


1180 McLester Street
Suite 7
Elizabeth, NJ 07201


McAllister Towing of Philadelphia, Inc.


2604 Penrose Ferry Road
Philadelphia, PA 19145


R. J. Casho Marine Towing Corporation


418 Biddle Street

Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1037


Shamrock Marine Towing


105 Waterway Road
Ocean City, NJ 08226


Sulzer Marine Services


2 Peter Gamble Lane
Glen Mills, PA 19342


American Association of Port Authorities


1010 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314


American Institute for International Steel, Inc.


1101 King Street
Suite 360
Alexandria, VA 22314


American Pilots' Association, Inc.


499 South Capitol Street, SW
Suite 409
Washington, DC 20003


President's Report

The President’s Report compiles the daily alerts and bulletins in a single publication to keep you abreast of legislative and operational actions, challenges and resources to help keep your business successful. This monthly publication provides a quick synopsis of legislative issues, funding initiatives, port events, regulatory changes, Maritime Exchange operational updates, and other information pertinent to the port community. The Exchange distributes the President's Report exclusively to our membership.

Federal Register Highlights

The Federal Register, published Monday through Friday, except federal holidays, is the official daily publication for federal agency rules and notices, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. The Maritime Exchange provides a daily summary of those rules and notices pertaining to the maritime industry. The emailed summary includes links to the full online register notices. Rates
Members receive the Federal Register highlights as part of their association benefits. Non-members can subscribe to the Highlights for $20 per month. Contact the Exchange at 267-670-7946 or complete and return the order form to subscribe.

Maritime Exchange Logo

Maritime Exchange logo and banner artwork are copyrighted material and are owned exclusively by the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware and Bay, Inc. You may download the Maritime Exchange logo per the following usage policy.

Logo use policy:
  • You may use the Maritime Exchange logo on your website, sponsor posters, brochures, and elsewhere to show affiliation with the Maritime Exchange.
  • You may not use the logo or its likeness for any commercial purpose without permission from the Maritime Exchange.
  • No wording or graphics may appear near the logo in such a way as to imply endorsement or approval of any kind without the express permission from the Maritime Exchange.
  • The logo may not be used in a manner that would disparage the Maritime Exchange or its products or services.
  • You may not alter the logo except for resizing.
  • You must maintain the aspect ratio of the original artwork when resizing.
  • You must maintain a reasonable amount of clear space around the logo.
  • The logo must appear on a field of white.
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Event Calendar

The Maritime Exchange posts Delaware River port community events to its calendar as a service to members and the maritime community at large. Members, associations, and organizations are encouraged to send information on their board meetings, committee meetings, workshops and seminars, and social events such as luncheons, dinners, receptions, and golf outings to the Exchange for inclusion in the calendar. Please include the event name, date, time, place, contact information, and frequency, if applicable.