11 Apr 2014
A standoff continues between Baltimore port employers and the International Longshoremen’s Association over a local contract covering non-containerized breakbulk and automobile shipments.
North American East Coast Regional Market Shares. Source: Individual Ports
21 Jun 2013
Ports in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. saw gains in their share of North American East Coast container traffic in the first quarter of 2013. Canadian ports also saw an increase, albeit slight, while the market share of ports in the U.S. Northeast declined, according to data from the individual ports.
28 May 2013
A CSX freight train derailed this afternoon in the White Marsh, Md., area in Baltimore County, sparking a fire and causing buildings to collapse, Reuters reports.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists in Baltimore discovered a Horvathiolus superbus seed bug in a shipment of Italian ceramic tiles. A U.S. Department of Agriculture entomologist confirmed that this interception was a first regional discovery of the species.
17 May 2013
Agriculture specialists with Baltimore U.S. Customs and Border Protection have intercepted a shipment of ceramic Italian tiles that was contaminated with the Horvathiolus superbus seed bug, a potential agriculture threat pest.
09 May 2013
A. Duie Pyle has acquired a 60-door service center in Elkridge, Md.
09 May 2013
The Port of Baltimore has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new 50-foot-deep berth and four super-post-Panamax container cranes at its Seagirt Marine Terminal.