Port of Baltimore Set to Keep Receiving Cars for Next 30 Years

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PobmdBaltimore Assembly is now an Amazon distribution center, but Baltimore is still a hub for cars. The Port of Baltimore is a landing point for cars coming from overseas. A deal announced today will keep the autos rolling continue for another three decades. 

Gov. Larry Hogan announced a 30-year deal with Norwegian shipping giant Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL). That keeps Baltimore as the largest destination for WWL in the Americas. The deal is set to support nearly 1,000 jobs during the length of the contract, according to the governor’s office.

WWL handles all sorts of automotive vehicles. In addition to cars, they also ship harvesters, excavators, and dump trucks for farm and construction. Last year, Baltimore received a record saw 792,000 cars. Ships arrive 150 teams each year.

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