Now that the Dali has moved, will business in the Port of Baltimore return to normal?

May 20, 2024
The Coast Guard expects to allow the same size and kinds of cargo ships to come into the port that were able to prior to the bridge collapse.
Trans American's Baltimore warehouse is nearly empty.
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“It’s Jenga meets pick-up sticks, which meets slinky rubber band”

May 14, 2024
Workers clearing Key Bridge debris include members of the Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers, Navy and civilian salvagers.
Workers use different tools, from torches to weights, to break apart the parts of the collapsed Key Bridge.
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A Baltimore trucking business adapts to port closure: "We're still here"

Apr 29, 2024
Assistance from the state and new routes have helped one company stay afloat.
Laquwan Jefferson stands next to his truck after driving to and from Norfolk, Virginia.
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Laptops and smartphones on the New Silk Road

Oct 11, 2016
Duisburg is the biggest inland container port in the world, and you've probably never heard of it.
Loading a container on the train for China.
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California ports strike enters second week

Dec 4, 2012
The strike at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles rumbles on, bringing losses to some and opportunities to others.

Strike at East Coast ports would affect economy

Sep 3, 2012
In Georgia alone, 1 in 12 jobs is linked to the ports of Savannah and Brunswick. If longshoremen and port authorities can't agree on a new contract, an economic slowdown is possible.