Port booms for Baltimore and region

(April 13, 2018–BALTIMORE, Md.)–The Port of Baltimore handled more public and private cargo last year than it has in the 38 years before, according to the Baltimore Sun.

The state has announced that a record 3.4 million tons of cargo came through the port’s private and public terminals. That’s close to 600,000 containers.

“The Port of Baltimore continues to be a leading economic engine for our state, supported by tens of thousands of hard-working Marylanders,” said Gov. Larry Hogan in a statement.

More than 800,000 cars and light trucks were included in the massive haul. Additionally, the pier was ranked No. 1 in imported sugar, farm and construction machinery, and 12th in foreign cargo tonnage.

Read the full article on the Baltimore Sun here.

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