Aug 7, 2013

Eye Opener: Dwyer pleads guilty for second time

A few government and politics headlines for Wednesday.

Aug 6, 2013

Port of Baltimore reports record year

The Port of Baltimore set a new record for imports and exports in the fiscal year that ended in June, the Maryland Port Administration announced Tuesday.

May 24, 2013

Fiat parks first cars at Port of Baltimore

The first 2,500 Fiat 500L cars were unloaded at the Port of Baltimore on Friday, a total that will increase to 30,000 over the next year as part of an exclusive agreement with the Italian automaker.

May 23, 2013

Fiat 500L auto models roll in to Port of Baltimore

The first shipment of Fiat 500L cars is expected to land at the Port of Baltimore Friday afternoon, making it the only East Coast port to receive the vehicles.

Feb 12, 2013

BWI sets passenger record for 3rd year in a row

For the third year in a row Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has set a record for passenger traffic. Gov. Martin O’Malley said Tuesday that more than 22.6 million passengers used the airport in 2012. That’s an increase of 1.3 percent over 2011, when about 22.4 million commercial passengers flew through the airport. In July […]

Nov 20, 2012

Port of Baltimore’s third quarter results keep it on record pace

The Port of Baltimore’s third-quarter performance kept it on target to smash cargo records this year, the Maryland Port Administration said Tuesday.

Sep 11, 2012

Deal reached for rail cargo facility in city

To bypass the century-old Howard Street rail tunnel, a chokepoint for East Coast commerce, state and city government officials have come to a tentative agreement with CSX Transportation Inc. to build an intermodal rail facility in Southwest Baltimore.

Aug 29, 2012

Port of Baltimore sets another monthly record

The Port of Baltimore broke the monthly cargo record it set in April, thanks to big July gains in roll on/roll off cargo and automobiles.

Aug 5, 2012

Port is ready for its next chapter

The Port of Baltimore’s future began its journey to the Seagirt Marine Terminal in April. By September, the monstrous Chinese cargo cranes now installed on rails atop the terminal’s 50-foot berth will be fully operational.

Aug 2, 2012

Port of Baltimore sets record in first half of 2012

The Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals handled a record 4.83 million tons of general cargo in the first half of 2012 ...

Apr 23, 2012

Port posts 15% gain in volume

Automobiles drove a banner year for the Port of Baltimore in 2011, as the port handled a record $51.4 billion in cargo, including a nation-leading total of cars and trucks. According to the port’s figures, it also led the nation in year-over-year increases in total cargo handled, with nearly 38 million tons passing across the […]

Mar 29, 2012

Howard Street tunnel a chokepoint for East Coast commerce

Baltimore’s Howard Street tunnel is a chokepoint for commerce along the East Coast that’s getting more attention as the shipping industry prepares for mega-container ships that will have easier access to the Atlantic Ocean once the Panama Canal is widened. The Port of Baltimore is one of two Atlantic ports that can already handle the […]

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