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Baltimore's busy port fully reopens after bridge collapse, and a return to normal is expected

Jun. 12, 2024 23:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Commercial shipping traffic through the Port of Baltimore is expected to return to normal levels next month, officials said Wednesday, after the channel fully reopened this week for the first time since the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in March. ...

Baltimore shipping channel fully reopens after bridge collapse

Jun. 10, 2024 22:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The main shipping channel into Baltimore’s port has fully reopened to its original depth and width following the March 26 collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, which blocked most maritime traffic into the harbor. Officials announced the full reopening in a...

Memorial for Baltimore bridge collapse victims vandalized

Jun. 03, 2024 15:17 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A memorial for the six victims of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse in Baltimore was vandalized over the weekend. The elaborate display near the south end of the bridge has grown to include decorated wooden crosses and a red pickup truck suspended from nearby...

Johns Hopkins team assessing nation's bridges after deadly Baltimore collapse

May. 29, 2024 12:51 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore are assessing the country’s bridges to determine the likelihood of another disaster like the one that collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge. The team includes students and faculty members and will focus on...

Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul faces economic woes after floods, and an unclear path to rebuilding

May. 23, 2024 20:14 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Flooding in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul state ravaged nearly everything needed for economic activity, from local shops to factories, farms and ranches. The environmental catastrophe — unprecedented in state history — upended transportation, including the...

Gov. Moore celebrates ship's removal, but says he won't be satisfied until Key Bridge stands again

May. 21, 2024 13:23 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore celebrated the removal of a hulking container ship just under eight weeks after the deadly collapse of a Baltimore bridge, but emphasized Tuesday that the work is not done. “I’m very moved by the fact that I can now look out over the...

Georgia's auto port has its busiest month ever after taking 9,000 imports diverted from Baltimore

May. 21, 2024 12:07 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Ports Authority reported Tuesday that April was its busiest month ever for automobile shipments as the Port of Brunswick took in thousands of additional car and truck imports that needed rerouting from Baltimore in the aftermath of its deadly bridge collapse. ...

Tugboats escort ship that caused deadly Baltimore bridge collapse back to port

May. 20, 2024 16:20 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The recovery from the deadly Baltimore bridge collapse reached a significant milestone Monday as tugboats escorted the ill-fated container ship Dali back to port, its damaged bow still covered with smashed shipping containers, fallen steel trusses and mangled concrete. ...

The container ship Dali that caused the deadly Baltimore bridge collapse has been refloated and is moving back to port

May. 20, 2024 07:26 AM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — The container ship Dali that caused the deadly Baltimore bridge collapse has been refloated and is moving back to port.

Ship that struck Baltimore bridge had 4 blackouts before disaster. Here's what we know

May. 15, 2024 19:28 PM EDT

The Dali container ship experienced a near-perfect storm of calamities before it struck Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge in March, killing six people. But Tuesday's preliminary report by federal safety investigators leaves many questions unanswered. For example, the National...