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Port of Baltimore awarded $6.6m in federal funding

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently announced that the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) will receive $6.6 million in U.S. Department of Transportation grant funding to contribute to a project that will deepen a second container berth to 50 feet at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal. The state of Maryland will contribute $7.8 million and Ports America Chesapeake, which operates the Seagirt ... [+]

Port of Baltimore welcomes largest container ship to ever visit Maryland

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore welcomed the largest container ship to ever visit Maryland as the Gunde Maersk, which has a capacity to handle 11,000 TEU containers, arrived at the Seagirt Marine Terminal yesterday and worked through today. The massive vessel was able to call the Port ... [+]

Port of Baltimore continues strong 2018 with record month for cars

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration announced that the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s state-owned marine terminals handled 65,281 cars and light trucks in August, the highest monthly amount on record ever.  The August mark surpasses the previous record set earlier this year in May of 61,058 ... [+]

Autos fuel record May for Port of Baltimore

The state-owned public marine terminals at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore continued their hot start to 2018 with two new monthly records set in May.  The port handled 61,058 autos and light trucks besting its previous record of 60,624 set in November 2015.  Also, the port in May ... [+]

Port of Baltimore has best quarter for 312 Years

The 312-year-old Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore had its best quarter ever during the first quarter of 2018 as a record amount of general cargo and containers made their way through the state-owned public marine terminals. A total of 2,765,247 tons of general cargo crossed the public piers ... [+]

Port of Baltimore Handles Most Cargo Tonnage in 38 Years in 2017

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s public and private marine terminals handled 38.4 million tons of cargo in 2017, the most since 1979 and the third-highest tonnage in its history. This record comes on the heels of a record 2017 year for the port’s state-owned public marine terminals. The 38.4 ... [+]

Port of Baltimore Wins 9th Consecutive “Excellent” Coast Guard Security Assessment Award

For the ninth consecutive year, the public marine terminals at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore received a top rating of ‘excellent’ on a security assessment from the U.S. Coast Guard for 2017.   The Coast Guard conducts annual and thorough examinations of the Port’s six public marine terminals: Dundalk, ... [+]

Another Record Year at Port of Baltimore

Last year was a record year of business for the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore's state-owned public marine terminals. In 2017, the Port handled more containers and autos than any time in its history. The Port also set a new record by handling 10.7 million tons of general cargo ... [+]

Port of Baltimore to Launch Ro/Ro Service to New Zealand, Australia

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore will begin new ro/ro service to New Zealand and Australia in March. The monthly service on Hoegh Autoliners will commence in Baltimore then include service to the ports of Auckland, Brisbane, Port Kembla, Melbourne and Fremantle. The first sailing will be on the Hoegh ... [+]

Funds to Strengthen Port of Baltimore’s Excellent Security Already in Place

The Marland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) recently received $1,189,600 through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s federal port security grant program to improve security initiatives at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore's public marine terminals. The funding, from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is ... [+]

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