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PORT SOUNDINGS
NEWSMAKERS
Port to Welcome Automobile Cargo Service To Australia, New Zealand
A new cargo service to New Zealand and Australia will begin in March at the Port of Baltimore, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Port Administration.
Hoegh Autoliners plans to have a roll-on/roll-off service leave from Baltimore and travel to Auckland, New Zealand. The service will then continue to ports in Australia such as Brisbane, Port Kembla, Melbourne and Fremantle.
The Norway-flagged Hoegh Jeddah is set arrive in Baltimore on March 14.
“As one of Maryland’s leading economic engines, the Port of Baltimore continues to expand its reach around the world,” Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said. “Our administration will continue to support the Port and the thousands of hardworking Marylanders who make this world-class facility a source of pride for our state.” 􏰀
EVENTS
Cruise to Celebrate 25-Year Anniversary of Seafarers’ Center
A two-hour cruise scheduled for April 18 will raise funds for the Baltimore International Seafarers’ Center and celebrate that organization’s 25 years of service to the Port of Baltimore community.
The Seafarers’ Center is an interfaith ministry dedicated to serving the personal and spiritual needs
of the international community that
calls at the Port of Baltimore.
The cruise, which will board at 4:45 p.m. at the Baltimore Finger Piers on Light Street, will cost $60 per passenger. Higher sponsorship levels are available, ranging from $100 to $1,500.
TO RESERVE A SPOT, send a check to the Seafarers’ Center’s mailing address (1430 Wallace St., Baltimore, MD 21230) by April 3, or pay online at baltseafarers.org. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, soda, beer, wine and a cash bar for spirits will be available. 􏰀
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