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  • Port sales force makes pitch to attract, retain customers

    Port sales force makes pitch to attract, retain customers
    The sales force for the port of Baltimore travels the country and the world, looking for business. It could be farm equipment manufactured in the Midwest on its way to Australia or furniture coming from South America or Alabama-built Hondas headed for...
  • 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 wants to build auto terminal at Sparrows Point

    Port wants to build auto terminal at Sparrows Point
    The Maryland Port Administration wants to build an auto terminal at the former Sparrows Point steel mill in the next few years, speeding plans to bring jobs to an area hungry for them. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has endorsed the plan, but...
  • 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,...
  • Coast Guard team keeps Chesapeake Bay buoys shipshape

    Coast Guard team keeps Chesapeake Bay buoys shipshape
    Thousands of traffic signals on the Chesapeake Bay from the mouth of the Susquehanna River to the entrance of the Atlantic Ocean lead cargo ship captains, commercial fishermen and recreational boaters out of harm's way. When they go on the blink,...
  • Public-private partnerships: the new model for infrastructure

    Public-private partnerships: the new model for infrastructure
    There's a P3 in your future. Maryland is poised to join 34 states and key federal agencies in transforming the way government works. The new mantra, "P3," is shorthand for public-private partnerships. Maryland's P3 legislation, championed by Lt. Gov....
  • Seagirt Marine Terminal's super cranes celebrated

    Seagirt Marine Terminal's super cranes celebrated
    He didn't get down on one knee, but Christopher Lee wooed his wife with a skyscraping crane she literally could call her own at the dedication of the port of Baltimore's berth capable of handling the world's largest cargo ships. As founder of Highstar...
  • Donald A. Krach, port lawyer

    Donald A. Krach, port lawyer
    Donald A. Krach, former general counsel for the Maryland Port Administration who was an advocate and goodwill ambassador for the port of Baltimore, died May 4 of complications from pancreatic cancer at his Timonium home. He was 80. "Don was a real...
  • CSX nears completion of plans for $90 million train yard

    CSX nears completion of plans for $90 million train yard
    A spokesman for CSX Transportation said the railroad expects to complete plans next month for a $90 million truck and train terminal in South Baltimore to serve port container traffic. As a result of meeting with civic leaders and public officials,...
  • Port observes Maritime Day, holds inaugural Career Expo

    Port observes Maritime Day, holds inaugural Career Expo
    Although it leads the East Coast in several categories of shipping activity, the port of Baltimore often seems to be hiding in plain sight. So officials used the Saturday observance of National Maritime Day to throw open a pier at the Canton Marine...
  • County councilman hasn't disclosed outside jobs for years

    County councilman hasn't disclosed outside jobs for years
    A Baltimore County councilman did not disclose his outside employment over the past several years, including his work with a painting and drywall company that has a $3.1 million contract at a new high school being built in his district. Councilman...