Cargo diversions from West Coast ports because of labor strife in early 2015 helped make a handful of East and Gulf Coast ports the fastest-growing in the nation last year.
Port of Baltimore
06 Jan 2016
CSX Transportation and Ports America Chesapeake have signed an agreement handing management of the Port of Baltimore's intermodal container transfer facility to Ports America.
14 Dec 2015
The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has approved an $870,000 grant to help replace 25 older drayage trucks at the Port of Baltimore with cleaner-operating units with engines from the 2011 or later model years.
11 Dec 2015
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched pilot test being billed as a “fast lane” for cargo containers at four U.S. ports.
04 Dec 2015
Roll-on, roll-off carrier Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has replaced its existing contract with the Port of Baltimore with a 30-year agreement that commits the company to serve the port through 2025.
15 Oct 2015
The Port of Baltimore handled a record 86,149 twenty-foot-equivalent units of total container volume in August, continuing a strong run that has produced the highest three-month volume of total containers, full TEUs and full import TEUs in the port’s history.
15 Sep 2015
Among the Top 10 fastest-growing U.S. export ports in the first half of 2015 are a number of smaller ports that don’t typically get the spotlight. The first half was particularly kind to the ports of Virginia, Houston, Baltimore, Miami and Charleston, as they also ranked in our Top 10 fastest-growing U.S. import ports.
11 Sep 2015
The Port of Baltimore’s full container volume in 20-foot-equivalent units rose 6 percent year-over-year during the first seven months of this year, as a strong dollar and diversions from congested East Coast ports fueled a surge in import traffic.
02 Sep 2015
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed two new members to the Maryland Port Commission, a group tasked with keeping the state’s rapidly growing Baltimore port competitive within international maritime trade.
31 Aug 2015
If you judge the automotive market by the trade volumes handled by mid-Atlantic ports, Americans are buying imported cars at a torrid pace, and so are Arabs. With U.S. automobile sales up 4.5 percent year-over-year to more than 10 million units in the seven months through July, mid-Atlantic ports are enjoying strong imports. New and used-car exports, too, are flourishing.
05 Aug 2015
Eight ports on the U.S. East Coast made substantial gains in import market share in the first six months of 2015. A booming import market, West Coast diversions tied to the recent labor crisis, and port investments helped East and Gulf Coast ports edge out all but one of their West Coast counterparts.
08 Jul 2015
Under Armour this week began receiving imports through Baltimore in yet another sign of the U.S. East Coast’s market share gains following recent West Coast congestion.