Linda Loyd

Business, Logistics, TCA

Philly’s Port Prepares for Further Growth: Bigger Ships, Expanded Cargoes, New Cranes

Port of Philadelphia

At the Port of Philadelphia, two harbor cranes, as large as any in the world, will arrive in early March.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
January 2, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA, Top 50

Philadelphia Port Sees Continued Growth in Imports

Port of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia port continues to be on a roll, with more containerized freight, more liquid bulk cargoes, and more cars arriving at Philadelphia’s 15 piers and terminals on the Delaware River.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
September 6, 2017

Philly Shipyard to Build Cargo Ships for New Shipping Line Serving Hawaii, West Coast

Philly Shipyard Inc

Philly Shipyard announced June 8 that it will build up to four new containerships and is in “advanced discussions” to create a new cargo shipping line to provide transpacific service between the West Coast and Hawaii.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
June 9, 2017
TCA

Philadelphia Port Sees Growth in Cargo Imports

Port of Philadelphia

Containerized freight in 20- and 40-foot boxes was up 28% in the Philadelphia port in April compared with the same month a year ago, port officials said.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
May 11, 2017
TCA

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Pledges $300 Million to Revitalize Philadelphia Port

Port of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced a $300 million capital investment to existing terminals and operations at the Philadelphia port aimed at doubling container cargo capacity and creating about 2,000 more direct port jobs.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
November 28, 2016
Business

New Route Brings Cargo to Philadelphia via Bigger Panama Canal and 'Panamax' Ships

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority

With the long-awaited $5.4 billion Panama Canal expansion completed and allowing bigger ships to carry more cargo through the waterway, some of those larger vessels are coming to the Port of Philadelphia.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
August 29, 2016
Business

Sedimental Journey: $300 Million for Deeper Delaware Means More Philadelphia Port Jobs

Port of Philadelphia

With 85% of the Delaware River navigation channel deepened to 45 feet, Pennsylvania elected officials gathered on the banks of the Delaware River on April 29 to celebrate.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
May 2, 2016