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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.
Port of Baltimore Planning for Bigger Ships and More Containers
upersized container ships traveling through the newly expanded Panama Canal have been arriving at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore since last year and the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) continues to make plans to handle the increased amounts of containerized cargo. Recently, the MDOT MPA purchased property at the Point Breeze Business Center, which is located right behind the Seagirt Marine Terminal. The 70 acres of MDOT MPA land will be used for additional cargo opportunities including containerized cargo. This represents the first new land purchase for cargo opportunities by the MDOT MPA since 1987 when land was Expansion will allow port to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade. Port of Virginia’s Container Volumes Climb in April purchased at the Fairfield Marine Terminal for autos. http://www.globaltrademag.com/global-logistics/port-baltimore-planning-bigger-ships-containersUpload News