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Baltimore,MD (USBAL)

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Port Code USBAL Port Name Baltimore,MD
City Baltimore Country/Region USA MD
Port Type Main Port Category Port City
Latitude 39.254 Longitude -76.586805
Baltimore Port (port code: USBAL) is one of America's busiest deep-water ports. It is situated on the Patapsco River, close to the northern extremity of Chesapeake Bay, in the State of Maryland, eastern USA.
The port’s Seagirt Marine Terminal specializes in handling containers. Covering 112 hectares, the terminal contains 54.2 hectares of container storage space. The terminal has four berths, three for vessels and one for barges. The port’s Dundalk Marine Terminal handles containers, automobiles, breakbulk, roll-on/roll-off cargoes and forest products. The 225-hectare terminal has 13 berths with berthing space for 12 vessels. The Fairfield and Masonville Marine Terminals of the port are premier automobile terminals. The port’s South Locust Point Marine Terminal is a multi-use facility specializing in breakbulk and roll-on/roll-off cargoes of forest products. The port’s North Locust Point Marine Terminal is a multi-use facility specializing in breakbulk, liquid bulk, roll-on/roll-off, and containerized cargoes. Covering a total of over 36 hectares, the terminal includes 7.9 hectares of outside storage and almost 16.1 thousand square meters of sheds. The terminal has nine berths. The port’s Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) is used to transfer containers to and from rail and ship. There are also several private terminals in this port.
The port handles approximately 37.85 million tons of cargo, 632,000TEU and 252,000 passengers annually. The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are cargo vessels, accounting for about 47%; dredging vessels, taking up around 25%; and sailing vessels, taking a proportion of 11%.

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