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Checking in on a crew stranded in the Port of Baltimore
Apr 5, 2024

Checking in on a crew stranded in the Port of Baltimore

We tag along with a port chaplain who's helping care for stranded crew members, some of whom lack visas and are unable to go ashore.

Segments From this episode

Nonprofits to receive billions of dollars for clean energy projects

Apr 5, 2024
$20 billion in grants and loans will be forthcoming from the Biden Administration. It's hoped this will attract private investment too.
At least 70% of recent federal funding for "green banks" is going to clean energy projects in low-income and disadvantaged communities.
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Aboard stranded cargo ships in Baltimore's port, a fight against "tedium"

Apr 5, 2024
The Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse left eight cargo ships and crews stranded indefinitely. The port’s chaplain is offering chocolate, wi-fi hotspots, and rides to the shopping mall.
Watakee Kasakun stands on the deck of the Phatra Naree, a cargo ship from Thailand, with the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge behind him. He and the rest of the crew are now stuck in the Port of Baltimore indefinitely.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC