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Port of Baltimore Hit by Longshoreman's Strike

October 16, 2013

Port of Baltimore Wharf: Photo courtesy of Maryland Dept of Transportation

Port of Baltimore Wharf: Photo courtesy of Maryland Dept of Transportation

Cargo operations at the Port of Baltimore, one of the largest and busiest ports in the United States, were halted on Wednesday by a longshoremen's strike after contract negotiations stalled, report Reuters.

Citing Richard Scher, a spokesman for the Maryland Port Administration, Reuters inform that there is no cargo being handled or ships being worked at the public marine terminals at the port of Baltimore, which is the only port from Maine to Texas that was not working that day.

Scher added that contract negotiations with the Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore, which represents management, stalled Tuesday night.

Source: Reuters

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