| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:30 AM
In Timothy Wheeler's article ("O'Malley lobbies EPA on fuel rule," June 16), readers are left with the wrong impression about why Gov. Martin O'Malley called the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of the Port of Baltimore. Governor O'Malley...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Cruise traffic at the port of Baltimore last year dipped slightly from 2011, snapping a four-year string of increases.
Port officials said Wednesday that 240,676 people sailed on 100 cruises out of Baltimore, the second-highest count since year-round...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
It is bad enough that Carnival Cruise Lines would ask for an exception to the EPA requirement that its ships use cleaner fuel, but to threaten to take its business away from Baltimore is blackmail: The governor should have shown stronger character and not...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship returned to the Port of Baltimore Friday after undergoing a $48 million renovation.
The ship, which replaces the Enchantment of the Seas, arrived early Friday morning for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:34 AM
For Jimmy Cornell, it was all about freedom.
Early in his adult life, it came from fleeing communist Romania and finding his way to England, where he worked as a radio correspondent for the BBC. After he got married and began to help his wife, Gwenda,...
| Jun 16, 2013
Gov. Martin O'Malley has interceded with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of Carnival Cruise Lines after the company threatened to pull its business from Baltimore over a pending air-quality regulation that would require large, ocean-...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:15 AM
On May 24, my wife and I embarked on our first cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean ship Grandeur of the Seas to celebrate our sixth wedding anniversary. Having deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a member of the Maryland Army National Guard, I had been...
| Mar 16, 2013
Seven years after opening the South Locust Point cruise ship berth and terminal, Maryland port officials have a problem: capacity, as in, not enough.
Without expansion, the record-breaking annual statistics will plateau at about 100 cruises and 241,000...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:38 PM
A standup comic on a Carnival Pride cruise from Baltimore to the Bahamas recently asked his audience how many were traveling with their kids. Quite a number politely clapped in response. He then asked how many were traveling without their kids. He was...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:09 PM
If you were hoping to escape the misery of Sandy's looming impact on the Mid-Atlantic, it's too late. Major air, rail and bus carriers have canceled most trips into Tuesday.
Delta Airlines offered the last scheduled flights out of town Monday morning...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:15 AM
It occurred to me that two current but unrelated news stories might hold the key to solving our nation's most pressing problem — sequestration. It is frustrating that Congress goes off on a "holiday" with two weeks to go before the draconian...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:26 PM
After Hurricane Sandy forced the cancellation of its planned seven-day Caribbean cruise, the Baltimore-based Carnival Pride has a new offer for travelers.
The ship will sail a two-day cruise on the Chesapeake, departing from the Port of Baltimore on...