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  • Grandeur returns to Baltimore after fire damage cancels six trips

    Grandeur returns to Baltimore after fire damage cancels six trips
    The port of Baltimore's cruise business was made whole Friday morning, when Grandeur of the Seas began loading passengers for its first ocean voyage since a fire put the vessel in dry dock more than six weeks ago. Despite gray skies and precipitation...
  • Invasive beetle found in cumin seed shipment at Baltimore port

    Invasive beetle found in cumin seed shipment at Baltimore port
    Federal officials discovered a particularly destructive type of beetle in a 55,000-pound shipment of cumin seed entering the Port of Baltimore from India on Friday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials found what were later confirmed to be...
  • Five questions for Transportation Sec'y James T. Smith Jr.

    Five questions for Transportation Sec'y James T. Smith Jr.
    Sworn in earlier this month, James T. Smith Jr. is Maryland's 13th transportation secretary. At an age when many people have begun or are contemplating retirement, Smith, 71, is taking the helm of a 10,000-employee agency that oversees highways, bridges,...
  • Why Baltimore isn't Detroit

    On the surface, the similarities are striking. Two great American cities that swelled in population and wealth in the first half of the 20th century on the strength of heavy manufacturing, places where family-supporting jobs were there for the taking by...
  • Port of Baltimore is vulnerable to cyber attack, Brookings study says

    Port of Baltimore is vulnerable to cyber attack, Brookings study says
    U.S. commerce "would grind to a halt in a matter of days" in the aftermath of a crippling cyberattack that the nation's ports — including Baltimore — are ill-prepared for, according to a new Brookings Institution report. But port officials...
  • Port of Baltimore seeks grant to expand terminal, widen channel

    Port of Baltimore seeks grant to expand terminal, widen channel
    The port of Baltimore has applied for a $10 million federal grant — to be matched by a state grant of $19.5 million — to expand rail access and export storage at Fairfield Marine Terminal and to widen the access channel to Seagirt Marine...
  • A loss of 'Pride'

    A loss of 'Pride'
    Reaction to the decision by Carnival Cruise Lines to leave the Port of Baltimore next year because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not agreed to its proposal to use scrubbers, instead of cleaner fuel, to meet air quality requirements breaks...
  • Carnival pulling Pride from Baltimore

    Carnival pulling Pride from Baltimore
    Carnival Cruise Lines announced plans Thursday to leave the port of Baltimore, a move that could cost the region scores of jobs and millions in economic activity generated by big-spending passengers and businesses servicing the ships. The Miami-based...
  • Port officials looking to replace Pride

    Port officials looking to replace Pride
    Still smarting from news that half of Baltimore's lucrative cruise business is headed south next year, the state's ports chief said Friday that officials are already working on replacing the Carnival Pride. Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday...
  • European shipping alliance could benefit Baltimore's container business

    European shipping alliance could benefit Baltimore's container business
    In a move that might aid the port of Baltimore, the world's three largest shipping companies announced that they will form a global alliance to boost fleet capacity and reduce operating costs. If the partnership of the Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping...
  • Howard legislators predict a revisit of stormwater fee issue

    Howard legislators predict a revisit of stormwater fee issue
    Howard County legislators said this week that they believe the General Assembly will need to make adjustments to a state-mandated stormwater management fee imposed on Howard County and nine other Maryland jurisdictions. "I don't think it's over yet,"...