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(Sam Woodward, president of Horizon Lines, at the Packer Marine Terminal.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Officials, Dock Workers Cheer Shipping Company’s Pick of Philadelphia Port

“I feel like we are Rocky Balboa,” said Sam Woodward, president and chief executive officer of Horizon Lines. “We are back!


(Credit: Philadelphia Regional Port Authority)

Officials Making Contingency Plans In Light Of Looming Longshoremen’s Strike

Robert Blackburn, senior deputy executive director for the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, says the Packer Marine Terminal has stepped up operations in recent days to get cargo already there out to customers before any possible job action.


(Flanked by local government, union, and business leaders, Philadelphia Regional Port Authority chairman Charles Kopp addresses reporters at Packer Marine Terminal.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Pennsylvania Gets A Hand From Feds In Delaware River Dredging Project

Pennsylvania officials are crowing about the progress of efforts to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.