What triggered the walkout in the Baltimore terminal, which is operated by Ports America Chesapeake, is unclear, but the job action is a reminder that although the signing of the six-year master contract was seen as a harbinger of stability along the two coasts, disputes over local issues and actions can intervene.
Port of Baltimore
20 Aug 2018
Roll-on, roll-off cargo flowed smoothly through US ports during the first half of 2018, and the involved ports are moving forward with planned, needed investments. Further, the immediate years ahead look promising, provided the trade tension winds die down.
17 Jul 2018
Growth at the Port of Baltimore is driving up truck turn times and forcing operational changes.
19 Apr 2018
Auto manufacturers and shippers should find capacity increasing on the Europe-to-East Coast route, as Grimaldi Lines launches 10 new roll-on, roll-off ships, in a move triggered by growth in auto cargo volumes passing through East Coast ports.
12 Mar 2018
The Port of Baltimore won the single largest sum for maritime infrastructure in this round of TIGER grants.
11 Jan 2018
The vessel rotation will include Auckland, New Zealand, and the Australian ports of Brisbane, Port Kembla, Melbourne, and Fremantle.
01 Nov 2017
Double stacking trains is more efficient than single stacking trains and increases the capacity and the economies of scale of each train.
06 Jun 2017
“We can’t control the economy worldwide, but we can grow our market share in a down world economy.”
26 May 2017
The opening of the elevated Bayonne Bridge in June is likely to bring change.
17 May 2017
Nearly half of the fastest-growing North American ports were outside the United States.
04 May 2017
Currently, westbound trains can only be single-stacked because of the height limitations of the 121-year-old, 1.7-mile long Howard Street Tunnel.
14 Mar 2017
The Port of NY-NJ is opening first thing Wednesday after it took a smaller than expected storm pummeling
08 Feb 2017
A winter storm has forced the Port of New York and New Jersey to close Thursday while other US Northeast ports hope to remain open.