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Port of Baltimore Opens New $22 Million Automobile Berth

The Port of Baltimore is looking to double down on its key areas of operation by opening a new $22 million berth for automobile shipping. Baltimore’s Port handled more roll-on/roll-off cargo and automobiles than any other port in the country … Read more

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Carnival Pride to Resume Baltimore Cruises in 2015

Carnival Cruise Lines will bring its Pride ship back to Baltimore in 2015. Last year, Carnival announced that it would move its cruise lines leaving Baltimore to Tampa. Pending approval of a plan to reduce their ship’s emissions by the … Read more

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Port of Baltimore Receives $10 Million Federal Grant

The Port of Baltimore won a $10 million federal grant to build more access to rail, expand storage at Fairfield Marine Terminal, and help widen the channel at Seagirt Marine Terminal to accommodate larger ships. The federal money will be … Read more

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Port of Baltimore to Import Mazda Cars

Mazda signed a five-year deal to import 65,000 vehicles a year to the Port of Baltimore beginning in September. The Maryland Port Administration expects the new deal to create 450 new jobs, including 160 directly. The Port of Baltimore will … Read more

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Shipping Alliance May Boost Port of Baltimore

The world’s three largest shipping companies have announced a global alliance to boost fleet capacity and reduce operating costs. The Port of Baltimore may see additional container traffic if the agreement between the European companies survives anti-trust hurdles. One of … Read more

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Port of Baltimore Wins New Toyota Business

The Port of Baltimore expects a 30% increase in the number of Toyota cars shipped out of Baltimore this summer. The Port of Baltimore currently handles approximately 25,000 Toyota cars every year. Their winning bid for Toyota exports from Midwest … Read more

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Port of Baltimore Public Terminals See Record Cargo in 2012

Shipments of heavy machinery and automotives helped the Port of Baltimore set a record in 2012. 9.59 million tons of cargo passed through the Port of Baltimore last year, up from 8.88 million tons in 2011. The previous record was 8.96 million … Read more

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