New cranes to boost Baltimore’s ultra-large vessel capacity

Four new Neo-Panamax container cranes arrived at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal. The cranes were delivered on 9 September aboard the Zhen Hua 24 from China, and were greeted by officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) and container terminal Ports America Chesapeake. The cranes […]

Port of Baltimore receives federal cybersecurity funding

Port of Baltimore receives federal cybersecurity funding

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) has been awarded $1.6 million in the most recent round of Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program. In a statement, the MDOT MPA said the funding will go towards solidifying cybersecurity and access control policies and initiatives at the Helen Delich Bentley […]

Port of Baltimore welcomes new Asian container service

The Port of Baltimore will service a new Asian container service through Southeast Asia/Vietnam and China with the launch of a new A.P. Moller Maersk (Maersk) line. This Transpacific/Panama Canal service will begin in July with the first ships arriving in Baltimore in late August. The service will include a string of up to 13 […]

Port of Baltimore completes dredging operation

Dredged container berth means Port of Baltimore can welcome two mega-ships at once

The Port of Baltimore has dredged a second 50-foot-deep container berth at the Seagirt Marine Terminal as part of its wider investment to increase capacity and make operations more efficient. In a statement, the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) said the project has been accomplished as part of a public-private partnership and will allow the Port […]

Maryland maritime stakeholders sign MoU

Port of Baltimore and Maryland maritime stakeholders sign eco-friendly MoU

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the MDOT Maryland Administration MPA have renewed and expanded a voluntary Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with other local authorities to strengthen initiatives aimed at cutting carbon emissions. The agreement, also signed by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA), it calls for […]