Thursday, August 2, 2012
Baltimore port handles record tonnage for H1
The Maryland Port Authority announced its public marine terminals at the Port of Baltimore handled a record 4.83 million tons of general cargo during the first six months of 2012, breaking the previous record of 4.69 million tons set during the first half of 2008.
The port said it new record is also up 10 percent over the first six months of 2011.
The port said in a statement that the strongest performing commodities passing through its marine terminal facilities during this year's first half were roll on/roll off, such as farm and construction equipment, increasing 36 percent, automobile traffic increasing 27 percent, and container business climbing seven percent.
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