Baltimore Inner Harbor Connector resumes Monday, boats can park 24 hours free

Posted at 4:07 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 16:07:45-04

BALTIMORE — Beginning Monday, June 15, Baltimore City will offer 24 hours of free boat parking at multiple Inner Harbor Piers.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city will not be operating the Dockmaster’s Office this summer. As result, the following City Piers will offer the free mooring.

  • Finger Piers
  • West Wall
  • Pier 3
  • Pier 4
  • Pier 5

Boats parked over 24 hours may be ticketed by the Baltimore Police Department's Marine Unit. The City also reserves the right to impound any boats in violation of city codes and ordinances, at the owner's expense.

Some of those rules are listed below.

  • No more than one boat may be rafted outboard a moored boat.
  • No tie ups allowed on red cleats in marked areas.
  • No swimming or diving at any time.
  • All boats must stay clear of Water Taxi stops at all times.
  • Maximum speed in the harbor is 6 knots. No wake is permitted.
  • No signs or advertising of any kind will be permitted.
  • No open fires or topside cooking allowed.
  • No painting or repairs allowed unless an emergency.
  • Waste discharges of any kind are not allowed.
  • The owner or operator is responsible for the proper conduct of any guests or passengers.

For additional information, you can call the Police Department Marine Unit at 410-396-2327.

It was also announced that Harbor Connector services will resume Monday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The connector will offer limited service from Maritime Park to Locust Point and Pier Five to Federal Hill Harbor View Pier, which replaces the Rusty Scupper Pier.

Only allow 24 passengers (50% capacity) will be allowed on each Connector ride.

Everyone must wear face coverings while riding.