BALTIMORE — The Port of Baltimore set records for handling some commodities in 2013.
A port spokesman said in a news release on Tuesday that general cargo at the public marine terminals reached 9.6 million tons, the same as last year.
The port handled 749,100 cars, the most in the country and 16 percent over last year’s figure.
It also handled 6.4 million tons of containers, up one percent from 2012, and 591,570 tons of wood pulp, which is used to produce napkins, tissues and paper towels.
- Three Zika Cases in D.C., Health Department Confirms
- Students Protest Video of Student Using Offensive Language
- Central Figure in ‘Serial’ Podcast to Argue For New Trial
- Many Questions to be Answered in Alleged Murder of Va. Girl by 2 Md. Teens
(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)