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Carnival celebrates 10 years of cruising from Baltimore
Carnival Cruise Line has marked its 10-year anniversary of offering year-round cruises from the Port of Baltimore in Maryland, US. Since Carnival launched Baltimore’s first year-round cruise programme in 2009, it has brought more than one million guests to the city. The cruise brand marked the milestone with a ‘Decades of Fun’ celebration onboard Carnival Pride, which included a ceremony where the brand’s president Christine Duffy presented Cruise Maryland’s general manager Cynthia Burman with a ship’s bell. In return, Burman gave Duffy a maritime international clock.
Coast Guard: No Ships To Enter Baltimore Port Ahead Of Storm
The U.S. Coast Guard won’t allow ships to enter the Port of Baltimore because of high winds expected in a winter storm. The Maryland Department of Transportation says the Coast Guard won’t allow ships into the Chesapeake Bay from 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday morning. Truckers on Thursday will be allowed to pick up deliveries from ships that met the deadline and to do other business. Transportation officials say crews pre-treated and salted the public marine terminals on Wednesday. No cruise ships are scheduled to leave from the Port of Baltimore until Sunday. http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2018/01/03/port-of-baltimore-winter-storm-closed/
Kalmar wins an order of six RTGs from Ports America Chesapeake in Baltimore, USA
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with Ports America Chesapeake LLC for the delivery of six Kalmar Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes. The order was booked into Cargotec’s 2017 second quarter order intake, and the delivery is scheduled for the first quarter of 2018. The cranes will be delivered to Ports America’s Seagirt Marine Terminal in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.Upload News