Port of Baltimore

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

Port of Baltimore Awarded $6.6 Million to Upgrade Berth Accommodations

Port of Baltimore Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The federal government will contribute $6.6 million to deepen a second container berth at the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal, according to the Maryland Port Administration.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 7, 2018
Government, Business

CSX Pulls Support for Baltimore Tunnel Renovation

Howard Street Tunnel A CSX Corp. train exits the Howard Street Tunnel. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press)

Federal and state lawmakers from Maryland expressed frustration at a decision from CSX Corp. to withdraw its support to fund the renovation of the Howard Street Tunnel near the Port of Baltimore, dealing another blow to the long-awaited project that would allow double-stack trains.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 2, 2017