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Waterway and Maritime Transportation Industry

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  • Tidewater Yacht Service named state 2012 Clean Marina

    Tidewater Yacht Service named state 2012 Clean Marina
    Tidewater Yacht Service Center in Port Covington was named winner of the 2012 Maryland Clean Marina contest in the large boatyard category. The business was commended by the Department of Natural Resources for taking steps to protect the environment...
  • Dockworker suing in CSX pier accident faces child sex abuse charges

    Dockworker suing in CSX pier accident faces child sex abuse charges
    The CSX Transportation dockworker who is suing a Panamanian shipping company for $5.2 million in connection with an accident at a Curtis Bay coal pier last August will be in court next week on charges he sexually abused a child. David Rienas, 42, of...
  • Port strike averted as union, management resolve sticking point

    Port strike averted as union, management resolve sticking point
    A weekend strike by dockworkers from Maine to Texas was averted Friday after union and management negotiators settled a major sticking point and extended the contract deadline until Feb. 6 to hammer out the rest of a long-term deal. The announcement came...
  • New port cranes begin to shoulder load at Seagirt

    New port cranes begin to shoulder load at Seagirt
    The manufacturers of Asia just got a lot closer to Baltimore. Four massive cranes at the Seagirt Marine Terminal began writing the next chapter in the region's maritime history Thursday morning as they started unloading a 981-foot cargo ship laden...
  • Perryville, boat company close to agreement on using town pier

    The Town of Perryville is close to signing an agreement with a local company to operate its boat tour business originating at Lower Ferry Pier. Town officials, however, still have lingering questions that will need to be answered before January's town...
  • With time running short, port braces for dockworkers strike

    With time running short, port braces for dockworkers strike
    Port of Baltimore officials say they "are preparing for the worst," in the event of a longshoremen's strike at one minute past midnight Dec. 30. But that would be nothing, they say, compared with a management decision to lock out workers at the...
  • Longshoremen's union, Maritime alliance to meet with mediator

    The International Longshoremen's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance have agreed to meet with a federal mediator before the expiration of the contract extension at midnight on Dec. 29. Talks between the union representing nearly 15,000 dockworkers...
  • Baltimore's port readies for strike as deadline nears

    Baltimore's port readies for strike as deadline nears
    Retail giants, shipping companies and federal agencies are racing the clock to make plans as an East Coast and Gulf dock strike this weekend appears imminent. The International Longshoremen's Association, representing nearly 15,000 dockworkers from...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER: Windy, with gusts up to 50 mph and wind chills in the 20s. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS More wintry weather in forecast amid bout of slush: Winter waited until the busy holiday season to arrive, and...
  • Port's Sparrows Point plans stir community concern

    Port's Sparrows Point plans stir community concern
    Some Dundalk area residents are concerned about the Maryland Port Administration's designs on Sparrows Point, fearing the state's long-range plans to convert a corner of the old steel-making complex into a supercargo shipping terminal could literally...
  • 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...
  • Coast Guard investigations help watershed projects flourish

    Coast Guard investigations help watershed projects flourish
    Criminals paid to restore a stream that runs through a Bel Air park. They also are covering the cost of upgrades to septic systems in the Sassafras River watershed and an effort to find new ways to detect illegal pollution discharge in Montgomery...