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Ship that collapsed Baltimore bridge had blackouts both 10 hours before leaving port and shortly before fatal collision

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary assessment of just what happened to the Francis Scott Key Bridge.

15.05.2024 40

Fortune

Lea Skene

Crewmember mistakenly caused the ship's engine to stall hours before a blackout led to the Baltimore Bridge collapse

Investigators are working with Hyundai, the manufacturer of the ship’s electrical system, to determine the causes of the blackouts.

15.05.2024 30

Fortune

Lea Skene

The collapsed Baltimore bridge is finally demolished as explosives clear steel section off grounded ship, sending wall of water to Dali

The controlled demolition will allow the Dali to be refloated and restore traffic through the port as the cleanup enters its final stages.

14.05.2024 70

Fortune

Lea Skene

The collapsed Baltimore bridge will be demolished soon, and the crew of the ship that’s trapped underneath will be onboard when the explosives go off

The Dali is currently scheduled to be refloated during high tide on Tuesday, officials said Sunday.

13.05.2024 90

Fortune

Lea Skene

Baltimore leaders strike back after Singaporean firms tried to cap liability in port disaster—'negligence caused them to destroy the Key Bridge'

Attorneys argued the companies should have realized the Dali was unfit for its voyage.

23.04.2024 40

Fortune

Lea Skene

Baltimore salvage crews using floating crane CIA used to retrieve part of a sunken Soviet submarine to remove chunks of fallen Francis Scott Key Bridge

The heaviest section so far weighed about 450 tons (408 metric tons).

16.04.2024 20

Fortune

Lea Skene

 'Full range of impact' on businesses in transportation and supply chain logistics after Baltimore bridge collapse, U.S. official says

U.S. Small Business Administration leader Isabel Guzman said there will be long-term ripple effects.

05.04.2024 10

Fortune

Lea Skene

Maryland governor sees ‘economic catastrophe’ as Baltimore bridge disaster cleanup begins

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore was bleak about Baltimore: “The port handles more cars and more farm equipment than any other port in this country.”

30.03.2024 20

Fortune

Lea Skene

It's a 'very long road ahead' to rebuild collapsed Baltimore bridge, Maryland governor says, despite Feds' $60 billion in aid

“This work is not going to take hours. This work is not going to take days. This work is not going to take weeks," he said.

29.03.2024 40

Fortune

Lea Skene

Biden signs off on $60 million in federal aid for Baltimore as officials continue search for four missing workers

State police said the vehicles appear to be encased in a "superstructure" of concrete and debris.

29.03.2024 6

Fortune

Lea Skene

Dali cargo ship had 'routine engine maintenance' in port before crashing into Francis Scott Key Bridge

The Baltimore region has reeled from the sudden loss of a major transportation link that's part of the highway loop around the city.

28.03.2024 50

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Lea Skene

Police officers stopped traffic passing over Baltimore bridge within 90 seconds of warning

“Literally by being able to stop cars from coming over the bridge, these people are heroes.”

27.03.2024 10

Fortune

Lea Skene

Singapore-flagged Cargo Vessel Collides With Baltimore’s Key Bridge, Bringing It Down

Singapore’s port authority pledged to cooperate in the investigation into what is expected to be a “mass casualty event.”

26.03.2024 40

The Diplomat

Lea Skene

Baltimore's historic 20% drop in homicides sees killings fall to rate of once every 1.3 days

Baltimore recorded less than 300 homicides last year for the first time in nearly a decade, ending a surge that began in 2015.

05.01.2024 5

Fortune

Lea Skene

Hit Netflix show 'The Keepers' revives cold case as FBI exhumes body from unsolved 1969 killing

Joyce Malecki’s death received widespread attention after “The Keepers” was released in 2017, raising questions about her disappearance a...

18.12.2023 6

Fortune

Lea Skene

5 wounded in shooting after homecoming event at Morgan State University in Baltimore

Students hunkered down for about four hours, as police went room to room looking for suspects. No arrests were made.

04.10.2023 2

The Hill

Lea Skene

Police arrest suspect in Baltimore killing of 26-year-old tech founder who made Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Police didn’t release any details of the circumstances surrounding the arrest of Jason Billingsley following the death of 26-year-old Pava LaPere,

28.09.2023 3

Fortune

Lea Skene

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