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Six new cranes added to Port of Baltimore terminal

Seagirt Marine Terminal cargo

Ports America Chesapeake has purchased six new mobile cranes for Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal as part of its ongoing expansion efforts. The rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, which can stack and relocate large shipping containers, will increase productivity for the ...

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Md. Port Administration to buy 103 acres for major Seagirt expansion

The Maryland Port Administration received approval Wednesday to spend up to $92.5 million to acquire 103 acres of land for a major expansion of the Seagirt Marine Terminal. According to documents submitted to the Board of Public Works, which approved ...

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New cranes heading to Baltimore to close bridges

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. ...

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Week in review – 6/1/12: Baltimore County to study Sparrows Point use

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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New panel to advise Kamenetz on Sparrows Point options

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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Transportation Secretary says public-private partnership aided Port

A big shipping container company signed on at the Port of Baltimore Friday, and Transportation Secretary Beverley Swaim-Staley used the opportunity to further laud the importance of public-private partnerships in Maryland.

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Baltimore is fifth-busiest East Coast cruise port

Baltimore was the fifth-busiest cruise port on the East Coast in 2010, and the Maryland Port Administration is scouting locations to expand the growing business. The Port of Baltimore’s 210,549 cruise passengers were enough to bump the port up one ...

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More on the Maryland transportation funding puzzle

Sen. Ed Kasemeyer, the chairman of the powerful Budget and Taxation Committee, had a frank assessment Wednesday of the General Assembly’s record on the gasoline tax. “We just didn’t do our job,” he said. The excise tax on gasoline has ...

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