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Sep 7, 2021

Port of Baltimore welcomes first ship under new Maersk container service

The first vessel of a new container service from Maersk Line arrives this week at the Seagirt Marine Terminal of the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore.

Aug 13, 2021

Port of Baltimore to begin container service to Indian subcontinent, Mediterranean

The Maryland Port Administration and Ports America Chesapeake have secured Indian Subcontinent and Mediterranean container service for the Port of Baltimore.

May 23, 2018

Shipping companies’ argument against hefty fines sinks at 4th Circuit

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed $2.7 million in fines levied against a pair of shipping companies based in Greece in a decision that is expected to ripple through the maritime world.

Oct 1, 2015

As coast states eye more port business, Del. mulls expansion

WILMINGTON, Del. — Expanding port operations in Delaware, whether at the existing Port of Wilmington or at one of a handful of other possible sites, is going to be a costly proposition, a state task force was told Wednesday. “At the end of the day, the issue is having someone finance this,” Wilmington port director […]

Mar 12, 2015

Letter to the editor: Taking issue with headline on port story

I was very disappointed in your choice of a headline (“Port didn't stack up,” March 5) in an article that Adam Bednar wrote about impacts to the Port of Baltimore from a West Coast port labor dispute.

Sep 26, 2014

Japanese firm fined $67.7M in shipping conspiracy

A major Japanese shipping company agreed Friday to pay the United States a $67.7 million criminal fine for conspiring to fix prices for international ocean shipments of cars, trucks and other wheeled vehicles at the Port of Baltimore and other locations, the Justice Department said.

Sep 9, 2014

Maritime panel to hold sessions on port congestion

Maritime leaders were told Tuesday that a federal commission is planning a series of meetings on dealing with port congestion that has resulted from a rebounding economy and bigger ships calling at the nation's ports.

Jul 17, 2014

Port of Baltimore gaining at New York’s expense

The Port of Baltimore is among those gaining business at the expense of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, enveloped in a scandal over lane closings at the George Washington Bridge.

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Jun 12, 2014

Amazon launches music streaming for Prime members

Amazon is launching a music streaming service for its Prime members, adding yet another freebie to its popular free-shipping plan ahead of the expected unveiling of its first smartphone next week.

Dec 25, 2013

Coast Guard wants to let barges ship fracking water

PITTSBURGH — The U.S. Coast Guard wants to allow barges filled with fracking wastewater to ply the nation’s rivers on their way toward disposal. Many environmentalists are horrified, but industry groups say barge transport has its advantages. Now, the wastewater is usually disposed of by truck or rail, which poses more risk for accidents than […]

Nov 11, 2013

Amazon, U.S. Postal Service will deliver on Sundays

NEW YORK — Amazon is teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sundays. The Seattle company says Sunday delivery will be available this week to customers in the New York and Los Angeles metropolitan areas. Amazon and the Postal Service plan to roll out service to “a large portion of the […]

Oct 25, 2013

UPS sees busier, intense holiday shopping season

ATLANTA — UPS expects this holiday season to be busier than last, thanks to the growing popularity of online shopping. And more intense, thanks to the calendar. The world’s biggest package delivery company said Friday that it foresees peak season daily volume rising 8 percent this year. UPS, based in Atlanta, predicts that it will […]

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