Baltimore’s public port terminals set cargo records
FEB 20, 2015: The Maryland Port Administration announced that 2014 was a record year for key targeted commodities at the Port of Baltimore's public marine terminals. Autos and containers each established new records that helped the Port's public marine terminals to a new overall total general cargo record of 9.7 million tons. General cargo at the public marine terminals is autos, containers, forest products, roll on/roll off equipment, and break-bulk. In addition to the new records, the Port of Baltimore again reached top national status in handling certain commodities.
"The Port of Baltimore is one of Maryland's most important economic assets and it will play an integral role in our efforts to help grow the state's economy," said Governor Larry Hogan. "My administration is focused on building Maryland's reputation as a place that's Open for Business and the Port can play a pivotal role in spreading this message while also delivering real economic growth."