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Maryland General Assembly

Maersk Line resumes service to Baltimore

Maersk Line resumes service to Baltimore

Maryland officials welcomed the blue-hulled ships of the giant Maersk Line back to the port of Baltimore on Wednesday after an absence of nearly two decades. A delegation led by Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford gathered under Seagirt Marine Terminal's four soaring white cranes to hail the renewal of a partnership that is expected to bring a surge in the port's container ship traffic. "As the port succeeds, Maryland succeeds, and now Maersk is here and is going to link that success to the success of our state," said Rutherford, who was filling in for Gov. Larry Hogan, who was undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer. The lieutenant governor was joined by Mayor...