Philadelphia Regional Port Authority
A program that provides real-time navigational information on the Delaware River and Bay could be shut down in a few months.
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.
Pennsylvania officials are crowing about the progress of efforts to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.
The basic argument to stop the $360-million project, argued to be critical to bringing new, larger ships upriver, is that the US Army Corps of Engineers didn’t pay enough attention to opponents’ various concerns.
Many hundreds of Hyundais and Kias are starting to arrive at Philadelphia’s new car-prepping facility right under the Walt Whitman Bridge.