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  • Port of Baltimore sets container, auto and wood pulp records for 2013

    Port of Baltimore sets container, auto and wood pulp records for 2013
    The port of Baltimore handled more automobiles, cargo containers and wood pulp in 2013 than ever before, a record-setting performance despite continuing labor unrest on its public docks. Solidifying its place as the nation's No. 1 port for automobile...
  • Justice department targeting price-fixing conspiracy on port automobile shipments

    Justice department targeting price-fixing conspiracy on port automobile shipments
    The U.S. Department of Justice has identified and begun targeting a broad conspiracy to fix prices on automobile shipments in and out of Baltimore and other U.S. ports, with a Chilean company recently pleading guilty to violating federal antitrust laws in...
  • Candidates for governor pledge tax cuts for business

    Candidates for governor pledge tax cuts for business
    Several candidates for governor — a Democrat and three Republicans — said Friday that they would cut taxes to improve Maryland's business image and revive its ailing manufacturing sector. The three Republican candidates and Democratic...
  • Port announces more jobs under new partnership with Mazda

    Port announces more jobs under new partnership with Mazda
    Starting in September, Mazdas will be zooming through the port of Baltimore under a five-year deal announced Tuesday. The Japanese automaker will start shipping 65,000 new vehicles a year to the port, creating an estimated 160 new jobs, the Maryland Port...
  • Odenton construction worker suffers 'incomplete amputation' of leg

    Odenton construction worker suffers 'incomplete amputation' of leg
    A 40-year-old construction worker had his right leg partially severed from his body after being struck by a piece of heavy machinery at a construction site in Odenton on Thursday morning, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Emergency...
  • Ulman announces Howard County program to commercialize inventions

    Ulman announces Howard County program to commercialize inventions
    If RoboSally, a bomb-defusing robot with humanlike hands, is any indication, the future may be coming a little faster to Howard County. County Executive Ken Ulman announced Thursday a new partnership between the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics...
  • 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...
  • Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers

    Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers
    Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years. A strike would clot...
  • Contract talks between dockworkers and shippers go down to the wire

    Contract talks between dockworkers and shippers go down to the wire
    With time running out before the contract expires, the union representing 14,500 longshoremen on the East and Gulf coasts and the port employers' organization will meet Wednesday morning with a federal mediator to try to avert the first strike in 35...
  • Industrial employment in Baltimore-Washington area falls 2.3%

    Industrial employment in Maryland and Washington, D.C., fell 2.3 percent in a year-over-year period ending in May, with layoffs at defense contractor AAI Corp. and the closure of the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills contributing to job losses,...
  • Port of Baltimore led nation in two cargo categories in 2012, officials say

    Port of Baltimore led nation in two cargo categories in 2012, officials say
    The Port of Baltimore led the nation in vehicle and roll on/roll off traffic in 2012 and surpassed previous marks for general cargo handling, state officials announced Wednesday. The port's public and private terminals moved 652,000 vehicles last year,...
  • Teamwork made the Port's success possible

    Teamwork made the Port's success possible
    The Port of Baltimore had a very good year in 2012, during which it broke several cargo records and handled more autos and farm and construction machinery than any other U.S. port ("Port of Baltimore led the nation in two cargo categories in 2012,...