Port of Baltimore Opens Temporary Channel

The Port of Baltimore said it has established the Fort Carroll Temporary Alternate Channel, located on the northeast side of the main channel in the vicinity of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, to provide limited access for commercially essential vessels.The 47-year-old, four-lane steel bridge collapsed March 26 when it was rammed by the 9,971-TEU Dali, chartered by A.P. Moller – Maersk. The accident killed six construction workers and sent vehicles ... [+]

Baltimore Channel to Reopen by May, Corps

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to open a limited access channel to safe navigation in and out of the Port of Baltimore by May, as wreckage of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge is cleared away.The Corps’ Baltimore District continues working with local, state and federal partners to ... [+]

Port of Baltimore Sets Records in 2023

Maryland’s Port of Baltimore handled record cargoes in 2023, as the region rebounded from pandemic impacts and worldwide supply chain issues.The 52.3 million tons of foreign cargo for 2023 was 18.3 percent higher than the previous record of 44.2 million tons in 2019, while value improved 8.7 percent to US$80 ... [+]

Port of Baltimore announces cargo volume growth

Cargo volumes continued an upward trend through the third quarter of 2023 for key targeted commodities at Maryland’s Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. From January through September at the Port’s state-owned terminals, roll on/roll off farm and construction machinery recorded a 28 percent increase compared to 2022, container volumes ... [+]

New record for general cargo at Port of Baltimore state-owned terminals

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore has achieved a new cargo volume recordat its state-owned public marine terminals, handling 11.6 million tons of general cargo during the 2023 fiscal year. The milestone surpasses the previous record of 11 million tons set during fiscal year 2019 – the year before ... [+]

Port of Baltimore welcomes largest ever container ship to visit Maryland

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore welcomed the largest container ship ever to visit Maryland with the arrival of the Evergreen Ever Max at Seagirt Marine Terminal on August 19.The vessel weighs 165,350 tons and has the capacity to handle 15,432 TEUs.The Port of Baltimore is capable of accommodating ... [+]

Port of Baltimore ships out original cranes

Three original Post Panamax-style container cranes that have been at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal since it opened in 1990 were shipped on March 16, as Maryland’s port continues to upgrade infrastructure and make other enhancements to improve overall efficiency. The cranes will leave Baltimore ... [+]

Port of Baltimore receives top Coast Guard security assessment again

It’s 14 consecutive years and counting for the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore after receiving another top U.S. Coast Guard security assessment for its state-owned, public marine terminals.The Coast Guard’s annual inspection of facilities included a detailed review of all security protocols and procedures at the Port’s six public ... [+]

MDOT MPA Executive Director Doyle appointed to MTSNAC

William P. Doyle, executive director of Maryland’s Port of Baltimore and the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) has been appointed by U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC) for a two-year term, effective immediately.The MTSNAC provides information and recommendations ... [+]

RoadOne First to Initiate Electric Truck Pilot at the Port of Baltimore

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics services company, announces the launch of its national sustainability initiative with an electric truck pilot with IKEA, A top 20 U.S. importer, the Port of Baltimore and Nikola Corporation. RoadOne is committed to environmentally friendly logistics and drayage practices through innovation ... [+]

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