Dole’s new second weekly service will increase the capacity of tropical fruits and cargo imported via Port Wilmington in Delaware
WILMINGTON, Delaware (January 18, 2024) – Enstructure, a leading U.S. marine terminal and logistics company, and Dole Food Company recently announced the expansion of Dole’s shipping services to Port Wilmington in Delaware. The addition of a second weekly service will increase the capacity of tropical fresh fruits, including Dole branded fruits, and general cargo being imported to the Mid-Atlantic region from Colombia, Honduras, and Guatemala.
“Dole has been a key partner at Port Wilmington for over 40 years and we are excited to support their continued growth in the Mid-Atlantic,” said Matthew Satnick and Philippe De Montigny, Co-CEOs of Enstructure. “Since taking over Port Wilmington operations in July 2023, we have appreciated Dole’s collaborative approach to growth and commitment to operational excellence at the Port. Dole’s new weekly service will support continued investment in the Port’s infrastructure while bolstering our local workforce.”
“With Enstructure’s support, we’re proud to expand a second service to Port Wilmington,” said Nelson Montoya, President of Dole Fresh Fruit North America. “This added service is expected to make our high-quality, fresh produce more accessible, which is an essential step toward making the world a healthier place.”
The newly added service, which began on December 31, 2023, will deploy an additional 1,200 FEU container vessel in rotation between Port Wilmington and South America.
About Dole Food Company
Dole Food Company, part of Dole plc, is one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. Dole is an industry leader in many of the products it sells, as well as in nutrition education. For more information, please visit www.dole.com.
Enstructure LLC is a logistics infrastructure company with corporate offices in Wellesley, Massachusetts and New York, New York. Enstructure owns and operates an integrated network of marine terminals and logistics assets on the East Coast, Gulf Coast, and Inland River System of the United States. Founded in 2016, Enstructure’s mission is to acquire and grow established terminal and logistics companies that will benefit from the company’s resources and best practices. Enstructure provides extensive services for some of the world’s largest companies within the energy, agriculture, food, manufacturing, construction, and public safety sectors.
Kasara Philippas, on behalf of Enstructure