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Port of Baltimore named most productive port in the U.S. for 3rd time

Posted at 6:54 PM, Dec 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-13 06:13:05-05

The most productive port in the United States is in Baltimore.

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore received the title Monday for the third consecutive time.

The port averages a U.S. leading 71 container movers per hour per berth, according to an independent study conducted by the Journal of Commerce (JOC) for calendar year 2015. Combining both public and private marine terminals, the port saw 32.4 million tons of international cargo cross its docks last year.

The JOC previously awarded the Port of Baltimore the honor for the first six months of 2015 and the entire year of 2014.
 

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