The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has launched a Twitter page ( ) for the Port of Baltimore. The site will be used to promote cargo, cruise, environmental and other news about the Port of Baltimore. Twitter is a social media web site that allows for short, instant messages. The service is free to subscribe.

“We are happy to offer our Twitter page as another way for people to stay current on what’s happening at the Port of Baltimore,” said MPA Executive Director James J. White. “With more people today relying on the Internet and web-based programs to receive information, it is critical to use those forms of communication as much as possible.”