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Port of Baltimore is back in business after main shipping lane reopened

It was all smiles Wednesday from the Maryland leaders and federal officials who celebrated reopening the main shipping channel to the Port of Baltimore — less than three months after the Francis Scott Key Bridge’s collapse claimed six lives and put the city in economic limbo.
Gov. Wes Moore joined salvage-team officials, local politicians and President Biden’s Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to rejoice in greenlighting the federal channel for large freighters full of cars, sugar and lumber once again.

It was one of those massive cargo ships, the Sri Lanka-bound Dali, that caused the March 26 bridge collapse after it lost power and rammed into a …

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