Thinking big to stay in the game. That’s what Baltimore’s port is celebrating. Shipping is undergoing a major sea change, and the port is ready.
A $40 million investment is starting to pay back at the Port of Baltimore. After six months of installation and training, four immense cranes are up and running.
The Port of Baltimore’s future began its journey to the Seagirt Marine Terminal in April. By September, the monstrous Chinese cargo cranes now installed on rails atop the terminal’s 50-foot berth will be fully operational.
Technology, timing and the right tide all came into play as four enormous cranes made their way up the bay to Baltimore. The trip included two close encounters with bridges.
Traffic on the Bay and Key bridges could be an issue Wednesday because of what’s traveling under those bridges.