Colin Campbell

Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Crane Simulator Trains Baltimore Longshoremen Without Disrupting Dock Operations

Port of Baltimore Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore bought a $500,000 simulator this year to train crane operators at the Port of Baltimore without affecting the day-to-day loading and unloading of cargo.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
October 28, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Baltimore Tops 10 Million Tons of Cargo for Third Straight Year

Baltimore Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The port of Baltimore had another historic year in 2018. The Maryland Port Administration’s public terminals handled 10.9 million tons of general cargo — more containers, cars, construction equipment and other cargo than ever before — surpassing 10 million tons for the third straight year, officials announced March 6.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
March 7, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Maryland, CSX Apply Again for Federal Funding for Baltimore Tunnel Project

CSX Train Patrick Semansky/Associated Press

Maryland and CSX Transportation have submitted another application for federal money to heighten the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore so it can fit shipping containers stacked two high on freight trains — a project long sought by the Port of Baltimore, officials announced March 4.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Baltimore Sets Record in 2017 With 10.7 Million Tons of Cargo

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The Port of Baltimore set new cargo records in 2017, handling 10.7 million tons of general cargo and the most containers and autos in its history, officials said.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
February 2, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Port of Baltimore Getting Six New Yard Cranes for $12 Million

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Six new yard cranes will be delivered to the port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal on Jan. 31, a $12 million investment officials hope will help alleviate traffic congestion that has resulted from a sharp increase in the number of containers being shipped through the port in the past 18 months.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
January 31, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Baltimore to Add New Shipping Service to New Zealand, Australia

Rich Clement/Bloomberg News

A new monthly roll-on/roll-off shipping service between Europe and New Zealand and Australia will begin calling the port of Baltimore in March, officials announced Jan. 23.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
January 24, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, Special Coverage

Port of Baltimore Breaks Records for Containers, General Cargo in 2017 Fiscal Year

Port of Baltimore

The port of Baltimore handled a record-breaking 10.3 million tons of general cargo and nearly 908,000 20-foot- equivalent units of containers in the 2017 fiscal year ending June 30, the Maryland Port Administration announced Sept. 28.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
September 29, 2017
TCA

Expansion of Port of Baltimore's Seagirt Marine Terminal Moves Forward

Andrew Harrer/Flickr

For the first time in 30 years, the Maryland Port Administration has acquired land to accommodate growing business.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
May 31, 2017
Business

Port of Baltimore Sets Cargo Record in 2016

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The port of Baltimore handled a record 10.1 million tons of general cargo at its public terminals in 2016, a 5% increase from the previous year, officials announced Feb. 14.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
February 15, 2017
Business

Port of Baltimore's First Containership Through Expanded Panama Canal Carries Hope for Future

Andrew Harrar/Bloomberg News

The arrival of the Ever Lambent, a massive green-hulled containership, in Baltimore on July 16 marks the end of a long wait and the beginning of what officials hope is a new era for the state-owned port.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
July 18, 2016

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