Port Of Baltimore
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.
Maryland emergency management officials have received funding to construct a radar and video tower on Tilghman Island.
An alarming first for the Port of Baltimore. The USDA confirms a pest known as the succinea costaricana was discovered March 27 on the exterior of a shipping container from Guatemala.
Kick stands up! Some unlikely passengers boarded a cruise ship sailing out of the Port of Baltimore on Monday. Almost 20 motorcycles boarded the Royal Caribbean Enchantment for the open seas of the Caribbean.
Suspicious death. The FBI is now investigating what happened to a woman who died on board a Baltimore-based cruise ship this weekend.
Mysterious death on the high seas. A female cruise ship passenger was found dead inside her cabin. That ship has now returned to Baltimore.
A record year for the city’s seaport. The Port of Baltimore handled more cars and machinery in 2012 than any other U.S. port.
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.
Nearly a quarter million passengers set sail from Baltimore on cruises last year.
There will be no strike at the Port of Baltimore this weekend. Hundreds of workers threatened the action, which would have had a major impact on one of Maryland’s vital economic engines.
They deliver everything from clothes to toys to electronics for businesses across the country. But a looming strike by longshoremen in Baltimore and nationwide could bring the economy to a standstill.
Million-mark milestone. Record passenger numbers have turned Baltimore’s cruise port into a popular departure point.