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  • Longshoremen ranks split as labor dispute rages on

    Longshoremen ranks split as labor dispute rages on
    Discord has erupted within the longshoremen's union at the heart of the labor dispute at the port of Baltimore, with some members calling for an end to the union's standoff with port employers and others promising to push on. The dissension is growing...
  • Port dispute is not just about wages [Letter]

     Port dispute is not just about wages [Letter]
    The longshoremen's dispute at the Port of Baltimore is probably not about wages ("Cargo being diverted as port labor standoff continues," Jan. 17). Articles in The Sun have only mentioned that "rookie" (i.e. apprentice) wages will double and all wages...
  • City considering sale of property to boost port's auto processing

    City considering sale of property to boost port's auto processing
    A developer wants to buy city-owned property near the Fairfield Marine Terminal to turn it into more parking for the port of Baltimore's thriving automobile import and export trade. The city's Board of Estimates could consider as early as Wednesday...
  • Carnival reverses plan to depart Baltimore port

    Carnival reverses plan to depart Baltimore port
    Pride will only leave the port of Baltimore for a few months. Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday that its Carnival Pride cruise liner will return to the port of Baltimore in March 2015, after only a brief stint in Florida, thanks to new...
  • Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore

    Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore
    The port of Baltimore's continuing labor dispute, which boiled over in a three-day dockworkers strike in October before a three-month "cooling-off" period, now simmers with uncertainty. Labor peace in the port seems precarious. A contract covering the...
  • Carnival comes back [Editorial]

    Carnival comes back  [Editorial]
    It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
  • Proposed CSX facility becomes political football amid community opposition

    Proposed CSX facility becomes political football amid community opposition
    Virulent opposition among West Baltimore residents to a proposed CSX Transportation cargo facility in their neighborhood has raised more questions about the viability of the long-studied project. It also has disrupted key conversations on growth at...
  • Robert V. Rood, champion powerlifter

    Robert V. Rood, champion powerlifter
    Robert V. Rood, a retired longshoreman and world champion powerlifter, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Pasadena home. He was 73. Robert Vincent Rood was born in Berwick, Pa., and moved with his family to a home on East Hill Street in South Baltimore...
  • Roberto I. Gutierrez, shipping executive

    Roberto I. Gutierrez, shipping executive
    Roberto I. Gutierrez, co-founder of a Baltimore-based international freight forwarding and customs brokerage, died Monday of dementia at Arden Courts in Riderwood. He was 93. The son of a restaurant worker and a homemaker, Robert Isaac Gutierrez was born...
  • From Russian warheads to megawatts

    From Russian warheads to megawatts
    A flatbed truck pulled away from the port of Baltimore last week carrying uranium once packed into nuclear warheads aimed at the United States. The shipment, bound for a processing plant in Kentucky, marked the end of a 20-year collaboration to convert...
  • O'Malley headed to Brazil on nine-day trade mission

    O'Malley headed to Brazil on nine-day trade mission
    Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to begin a nine-day trip to Brazil and El Salvador on Monday. The governor will lead a trade mission that includes 30 businesses and leaders from Maryland's Port Authority, according to the his office. The state...
  • Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility

    Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility
    After touring the expansion of the Panama Canal, Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday they plan to increase their advocacy for a proposed CSX transfer station in Baltimore.  "You had [Panama] President [Ricardo]...