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Waterway and Maritime Transportation Industry

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  • A streetcar named Charles?

    A streetcar named Charles?
    Most who ride the St. Charles Avenue streetcar through New Orleans' Garden District are immediately smitten, not only by the city's charm but also by the convenience and nostalgia of the historic trolley. Many other cities, Baltimore included, have...
  • Longshoremen avert strike at 15 ports, including Baltimore

    Longshoremen avert strike at 15 ports, including Baltimore
    Longshoremen and the management of East Coast and Gulf ports reached a tentative agreement on a new master contract late Friday night, averting a threatened walkout next week. The deal between the International Longshoremen's Association, which...
  • Dock workers, ports reach tentative agreement, averting strike

    Dock workers, ports reach tentative agreement, averting strike
    Dock workers and the management of 15 East Coast and Gulf ports reached a tentative agreement on a new master contract late Friday night, averting a threatened walkout on Wednesday. The six-year deal between the International Longshoremen's Association,...
  • 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...
  • Contract talks continue between longshoremen, port operators

    With a little more than two weeks to go before a contract extension between East Coast and Gulf dockworkers and port operators expires, the federal mediator said Thursday that progress is being made toward a long-term settlement. George Cohen, director...
  • 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...
  • Annapolis takes back the tug

    Annapolis takes back the tug
    It came down to the final round of the world's longest tug-of-war over water, but the city of Annapolis delivered Saturday on its vow to save face against rival Eastport and win the annual match billed as the "Slaughter Across the Water." As supporters...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore Fire Department overhauls, expands rescue teams

    Baltimore Fire Department overhauls, expands rescue teams
    Baltimore's Fire Department is overhauling its rescue teams and converting its Locust Point station into a new command center — moves designed to increase the availability of firefighters trained to work in deep water, collapsed buildings and...
  • Community flavor at Boatyard Bar and Grill

    Community flavor at Boatyard Bar and Grill
    What does the sailing community in Eastport love? It loves the Boatyard Bar and Grill. Dick Frayno opened the Boatyard Bar and Grill in the Eastport district of Annapolis in 2001. Cozy and charming, with plenty of dining and shopping options, Eastport...
  • Dundalk port cleanup plan set

    Dundalk port cleanup plan set
    Decades after first discovering the problem, state officials have settled on a $27 million plan to keep a cancer-causing chemical in the ground at the Dundalk Marine Terminal from seeping into the Patapsco River and blowing into nearby residential areas....