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 2024
    02/02/24 Deadline for article submissions
    02/9/24 Deadline for ad space reservations/ad copy
    02/15/24 Web distribution
    Spring 2024
    04/19/24 Deadline for article submissions
    04/26/24 Deadline for ad space reservations/ad copy
    05/2/24 Web distribution
    Summer 2024
    08/02/24 Deadline for article submissions
    08/9/24 Deadline for ad space reservations/ad copy
    08/15/24 Web distribution
    Fall 2024
    10/25/24 Deadline for article submissions
    11/01/24 Deadline for ad space reservations/ad copy
    11/7/24 Web 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.

2024 Port Directory Contract

To Order a Directory

2022 Port Directory Pricing

1-5 Copies: $30 each
6+ Copies: $25 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

Steamship Historical Society of America, Inc.


Delaware Valley Chapter
146 Clover Circle
Southampton, PA 18966


Traffic Club of Philadelphia


130 North Stone Ridge Drive
Lansdale, PA 19446


Tri-State Maritime Safety Association


425 Carl Miller Boulevard
Camden, NJ 08104


Vessel Owners' & Captains' Association


P.O. Box 16504
Philadelphia, PA 19122


Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin


7 North Waterloo Road
Devon, PA 19333


WISTA USA, Inc., Delaware River & Bay Chapter


1800 Chapel Avenue West
Suite 360
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002


World Trade Association of Philadelphia, Inc.


P.O. Box 43678
Philadelphia, PA 19106


World Trade Center Delaware


42 Reads Way
Suite B
New Castle, DE 19720


World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia


One Penn Center, Suite 1690
1617 JFK Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19103


WTS International


P.O. Box 58127
Philadelphia, PA 19102


Dann Marine Towing, LC


299 Boat Yard Road
Chesapeake City, MD 21915


Hays Tug & Launch Service Inc.


9 Rabbit Run
Wallingford, PA 19086


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.
Maritime Exchange Logo
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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.


Maritime Exchange members are encouraged to send job opportunities for posting on our website. Job seekers with maritime backgrounds or who are interested in a career in the Delaware River maritime community are invited to send resumes.

Job Openings in the Delaware River Maritime Community