Maritime EXPO at National Maritime Day 2016

Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is within an overnight drive of 1/3 of the nation’s population.

What does it take to be one of the largest ports in America?

Come join us and learn about what the Port of Baltimore does and what it takes to transport people and goods!

 ~Bring the family to this free event~

 Maritime Expo at National Maritime Day

Sunday, 22 May 2016

 10 AM – 3 PM

Pier 13 Canton, 4601 Newgate Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 21224-6408


Each year, the Nuclear Ship Savannah celebrates National Maritime Day, welcoming the public for self-guided tours, displays, and its 19 visiting ships. The world’s first nuclear-powered merchant ship (passenger/cargo), N.S. Savannah has been at Pier 13 since coming to the Port of Baltimore in March of 2008.

P R O G R A M

  • Tour visiting vessels Pride of Baltimore II, CAL Maritime’s training ship Golden Bear, the N.S. Savannah and more.  Vessels are not handicap accessible; closed-toe shoes are required for boarding all vessels.  McAllister Towing of Baltimore, Moran Baltimore, & Vane Brothers will also be there.

    Photo (cr 2014) by Douglas Polaski

    Pride of Baltimore II, Photograph (cr 2014) by J. Douglas Polaski

  • Tours of Consol Energy/CNX Marine Terminal (coal).
  • Radio-controlled maritime craft ply the waters of Pier 13 in their own ‘pond’.
  • Visit the N.S. Savannah Amateur Radio Club.
  • See a display of LEGO model ships.
  • Enjoy exhibits from heritage organizations, maritime industry and other related groups; and more.
  • 11:30 am, commemorate National Maritime Day aboard the N.S. Savannah.

    Photo (cr2014) by Douglas Polaski.

    Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, Administrator, Maritime Administration, US Dept of Transportation (L) at Wreath Laying Ceremony 2014 with bio-degradable, hand-made wreath courtesy Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company. Photo (cr2014) by J. Douglas Polaski.

  • Food vendors will be available.
  • Free Event; Free Parking; Rain or Shine.

Local Directions
Take O’Donnell or Boston Street to Newkirk Street. Follow Newkirk Street, South to end and Turn Right onto Newgate Avenue.  Follow Event parking Signs.  Handicap Parking:  From Newgate Ave., Turn Left onto Pier 13, Canton Marine Terminal (moored just behind the historic grain elevator), proceed down pier to N.S. SAVANNAH.

Directions
I-95 South towards FT McHenry Tunnel or I-95 North transiting the FT McHenry Tunnel (Toll $4)-get in RIGHT LANE as exit is immediate!!

EXIT #56 – Keith Ave.

Turn LEFT at traffic light onto New Vail Street.

Proceed to traffic light and turn RIGHT to Newgate Ave. Follow Directions for “Event Parking.”

Handicap Parking:  From Newgate Ave., Turn Left onto Pier 13, Canton Marine Terminal (moored just behind grain elevator), proceed down pier to N.S. SAVANNAH.

If you would like to be part of the 2017 Maritime EXPO activities or a sponsor of this unique event, please contact:

steamboatcompany at yahoo.com

The Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company continues to be a proud co-sponsor of the 2016 Maritime EXPO at National Maritime Day.

 ~with special thanks to the crew of the N.S. Savannah~

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2015

Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is within an overnight drive of 1/3 of the nation’s population.

What does it take to be one of the largest ports in America?

Come join us and learn about what the Port of Baltimore does and what it takes to transport people and goods!

 ~Bring the family to this free event~

 Maritime Expo at National Maritime Day

Sunday, 17 May 2015

 10 AM – 3 PM

Pier 13 Canton, 4601 Newgate Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 21224-6408

P R O G R A M:

  • See the Lego™ Teach Fleet Program ship models, visit heritage
    Photo (cr 2014) by Douglas Polaski

    Photo (cr 2014) by Douglas Polaski

    organizations that preserve the maritime history of the port, and enjoy activities.

  • Tour visiting vessels as well as the Nuclear Ship Savannah.  Vessels are not handicap accessible; closed-toe shoes are required for boarding all vessels.  McAllister Towing of Baltimore, Moran Baltimore, Vane Brothers & the Pride of Baltimore II will also be on-hand!
  • Radio-controlled maritime craft ply the waters of Pier 13 in their own ‘pond’.
  • Visit the N.S. Savannah Amateur Radio Club.

    Photo (cr2014) by Douglas Polaski.

    Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, Administrator, Maritime Administration, US Dept of Transportation (L) at Wreath Laying Ceremony 2014 with bio-degradable, hand-made wreath courtesy of the Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company. Photo (cr2014) by Douglas Polaski.

  •  11:30 am, commemorate National Maritime Day aboard the Nuclear Ship Savannah.
  • Food vendors will be available.
  • Free Event; Free Parking; Rain or Shine.

Local Directions
Take O’Donnell or Boston Street to Newkirk Street. Follow Newkirk Street, South to end and Turn Right onto Newgate Avenue.  Follow Event parking Signs.  Handicap Parking:  From Newgate Ave., Turn Left onto Pier 13, Canton Marine Terminal (moored just behind the historic grain elevator), proceed down pier to N.S. SAVANNAH.

Directions
I-95 South towards FT McHenry Tunnel or
I-95 North transiting the FT McHenry Tunnel (Toll $4)-get in RIGHT LANE as exit is immediate!!

EXIT #56 – Keith Ave.

Turn LEFT at traffic light onto New Vail Street.

Proceed to traffic light and turn Right to Newgate Ave. and follow Directions for Event Parking

Handicap Parking:  From Newgate Ave., Turn Left onto Pier 13, Canton Marine Terminal (moored just behind grain elevator), proceed down pier to N.S. SAVANNAH.

If you would like to be an exhibitor or a sponsor of this unique event, please contact: steamboatcompany at yahoo.com

 EXPO Co-Sponsored by

Association of Maryland Pilots

Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company

Baltimore Maritime Exchange

Baltimore Port Alliance

Belt’s Logistics Services

Consol Energy/CNX Marine Terminal

Maryland Port Administration

Propeller Club of the United States – Port of Baltimore 

McAllister Towing of Baltimore, Moran Baltimore, Vane Brothers

& the Pride of Baltimore II

with special thanks to the crew of the N.S. Savannah

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2014

TeachFleetfull_Q_deck_crop-705x315 Lego™ Teach Fleet

Curious about what the Port of Baltimore does and what it takes to transport people and goods?

 Then you’ll want to bring the family to this free event!

 Maritime Expo at National Maritime Day

Sunday, 18 May 2014

 10 AM – 3 PM

Pier 13 Canton, 4601 Newgate Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 21224-6408

P R O G R A M:

US Army Corps of Engineers vessels, 2013; Photograph by Walt Mathers

US Army Corps of Engineers vessels, 2013; Photograph by Walt Mathers

  • See the Lego™ Teach Fleet ship models, visit heritage organizations that preserve the maritime history of the port, and enjoy activities.
  • Tour visiting vessels as well as the Nuclear ShipSavannah.  Vessels are not handicap accessible; closed-toe shoes are required for boarding all vessels.
  • Radio-controled maritime craft ply the waters of Pier 13.
  • Introducing the new N.S. Savannah Amateur Radio Club with their first ever maritime communications event!

    2013 NMD Handmade Wreath presented by the Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company; photograph by Douglas Polaski

    2013 NMD Handmade Wreath presented by the Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company; photograph by Douglas Polaski

  • The Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies will provide information about the training and experience needed in the maritime industry as well as the bevy of careers that provide administrative support, marketing, finances, and more.
  •  11 am, commemorate National Maritime Day aboard theNuclear Ship Savannah.
  • Food vendors will be available.
  • Free Event; Free Parking; Rain or Shine.

Local Directions
Take O’Donnell or Boston Street to Newkirk Street. Follow Newkirk Street, South to end and Turn Right onto Newgate Avenue.  Follow Event parking Signs.  Handicap Parking:  From Newgate Ave., Turn Left onto Pier 13, Canton Marine Terminal (moored just behind the historic grain elevator), proceed down pier to N.S. SAVANNAH.

Directions
I-95 South towards FT McHenry Tunnel or
I-95 North transiting the FT McHenry Tunnel (Toll $4)-get in RIGHT LANE as exit is immediate!!

EXIT #56 – Keith Ave.

Turn LEFT at traffic light onto New Vail Street.

Proceed to traffic light and turn Right to Newgate Ave. and follow Directions for Event Parking

Handicap Parking:  From Newgate Ave., Turn Left onto Pier 13, Canton Marine Terminal (moored just behind grain elevator), proceed down pier to N.S. SAVANNAH.

BUS SHUTTLE!  Special Baltimore City Bus Event Shuttle to Pier 13: Leaves from First Mariner Bank at intersection of Clinton Street, corner of Boston, red curb that serves routes 7, 11 and 13: leaves on the half hour from 9:30 am until 2:30 pm to Pier 13.  Returns from Pier 13 on the hour: starting at 10 am to 3 pm with the last bus leaving at 3:30 pm.

If you would like to be an exhibitor or a sponsor of this unique event, please contact: steamboatcompany at yahoo.com

 Sponsored by

Association of Maryland Pilots

Baltimore Port Alliance

Baltimore Maritime Exchange

Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company

with special thanks to the N.S. Savannah

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