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Baltimore Can Use Grant to Boost Cargo Shipments

Apr 05, 2024

The U.S. Transportation Department on Friday said it reached an agreement with Baltimore County to revise an $8.26 million grant agreement to enable Tradepoint Atlantic (TPA) to accommodate more cargo.Repurposing the funds will allow a boost in cargo to Sparrows Point at the Port of Baltimore, which is outside the area affected by last week’s collapse of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge and continues to move cargo…

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Sees Up to $10 Million Hit from Baltimore Disaster

Apr 03, 2024

Norwegian car shipping firm Wallenius Wilhelmsen estimates a $5 million to $10 million hit to core earnings from last week's U.S. Baltimore bridge collapse and expects the key ship channel to be closed for weeks, it said on Wednesday.The company…

Trapped Vessels Start to Move Out of Baltimore Following Bridge Disaster

Apr 01, 2024

The U.S. state of Maryland has opened a temporary channel on the northbound side of the collapsed Baltimore bridge, allowing limited tug and barge traffic around the container ship stuck at the disaster site, Governor Wes Moore said on Monday…

Maryland Governor Urges Congress to Fund Bridge Rebuild

Apr 01, 2024

With efforts underway to clean up thousands of tons of steel debris from the collapsed bridge in Baltimore's harbor, Maryland Governor Wes Moore on Sunday urged Republicans to work with Democrats to approve the federal funding needed for rebuilding…

Baltimore Bridge Collapse Rattles Supply Chains Already Rocked by Troubles in Panama and the Red Sea

Mar 27, 2024

The collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 25, 2024, has put a spotlight on the Port of Baltimore, one of the busiest harbors in the U.S., which paused shipping and immediately halted all vessel traffic in and out.The port remained open to trucks following the incident…

Bridge Collapse Freezes Ship Traffic in Port of Baltimore

Mar 26, 2024

Ships sailing to the U.S. port of Baltimore dropped anchor in waters nearby while vessels were stranded inside the port after traffic was halted following a bridge collapse, shipping data showed on Tuesday.A 948-foot container ship smashed into…

Ships Bound for Baltimore Drop Anchor After Traffic Stopped

Mar 26, 2024

At least 10 commercial ships that were sailing to the U.S. port of Baltimore have dropped anchor in waters nearby, data from ship tracking and maritime analytics provider MarineTraffic showed on Tuesday.A container ship smashed into a four-lane bridge in the port on Tuesday…

Baltimore Bridge Collapse Could Disrupt Supply Chain -Xeneta

Mar 26, 2024

The containership allision that caused the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore could cause 'significant disruption' to shipping supply chains, according to industry analyst Xeneta.The 10,000 TEU Singapore-flagged Dali was operating…

Pakistan Port Attack Kills Two Soldiers, Eight Militants

Mar 20, 2024

Pakistani security forces on Wednesday repulsed a gun and bomb attack by militants on a complex outside the strategic port of Gwadar, which killed all eight militants and two soldiers, officials said.China has invested heavily in the mineral-rich southwestern province of Balochistan…

Unidentified Gunmen Open Fire at Pakistan's Gwadar Port, Two Attackers Killed

Mar 20, 2024

Unidentified gunmen opened fire at Pakistan's Gwadar port authority complex in its restive Balochistan province, Geo News reported on Wednesday.Two attackers were killed in retaliatory firing by security personnel, the TV channel said, adding that a blast preceded the firing…

Worker Killed in Forklift Accident at Port of Los Angeles

Mar 18, 2024

A worker died on Monday after becoming trapped under a forklift at the Port of Los Angeles, according to local officials.The Los Angeles Fire Department said it received report of the incident around 10:40 a.m. at Berth 270.Emergency responders pronounced the trapped person dead on scene…

Containership Fire Kills Two in Port Houston

Jan 09, 2024

Two crewmembers were killed and another badly injured after a fire broke out on a containership in Port Houston.Port Houston Fire Department responded during the early morning hours on Monday to a report of a fire onboard the Panamanian-registered…

Worker Dies Aboard Vessel at Aberdeen's South Harbor

Jul 24, 2023

A worker has died as a result of injuries suffered on board a vessel docked at Aberdeen's south harbor.The Port of Aberdeen and local authorities said the worker died on scene following an onboard incident at Dunnottar Quay on Saturday.'Around 3:40 p…

Shipping Containers Ablaze at Turkey's Iskenderun Port, Operations Halted

Feb 07, 2023

Hundreds of shipping containers were ablaze at Turkey's Iskenderun Port on Tuesday, shutting down operations and forcing freight liners to divert vessels to other ports.Turkey's maritime authority said on Monday that the port, located on the Mediterranean coast in the southern province of Hatay…

Fire Hits Oil Terminal, Tanker in Venezuela

Sep 19, 2022

A fire erupted on Saturday at an oil terminal in Venezuela when a hose used for supplying gasoline to a tanker broke lose, the country's oil minister Tareck El Aissami said.The fire, which occurred early on Saturday at one of Guaraguao terminal's berths…

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