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.Read More »
Massive new cargo cranes heading to the Port of Baltimore will stop traffic on two bridges along the way. The Maryland Transportation Authority says Coast Guard and transportation officials were worried that motorists would stop to watch or cause accidents. ...Read More »
There is a long, proud history of making steel and ships on the marshy peninsula of southeastern Baltimore County hard by Dundalk known as Sparrows Point. The steel mill and shipyard were established there by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. in ...
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Officials: We’ll shut down EBDI project A group of East Baltimore elected officials vowed to shut down construction, public funding and permits at the $1.8 billion East Baltimore Development Inc. project, saying that the massive development effort has failed to ...
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A 16-member panel of business leaders will advise Baltimore County economic development officials about the best use for the Sparrows Point peninsula in the wake of last week’s announced woes at the steel plant, which will be laying off nearly ...
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Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley said Monday she is stepping down effective July 1 after a 25-year career in state government. Swaim-Staley was appointed in September 2009 by Gov. Martin O’Malley to oversee the department’s $3.8 billion ...Read More »
Still no word on whether Gov. Martin O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House Speaker Michael E. Busch will dine better this morning than my coffee shop pastry. Rest assured: When I know, you’ll know. In the ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »