Intermodal/Trade Development


Nick Porter

Benefical Cargo Owner

Account Representative 

Phone: 410-385-4709

Fax: 410-333-1126 ​


Michele Nickoles

Trade Development

Phone: 410-385-4463

Fax: 410-333-1126 


The goal of Intermodal / Trade Development is to create logistical advantages and develop intermodal solutions to maximize our customers’ international supply chain through the Port of Baltimore. Our focus is connecting opportunities from beneficial cargo owners (BCOs), Non Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs), forwarders and brokers with ocean carriers for all cargo types. Supporting functions facilitate interaction with truck & rail providers, terminals, commercial real estate, economic development, MDOT sister agencies and other components to / from inland locations.

The department also interacts with Customs and Border Patrol, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration, and other federal agencies to assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures.

The Intermodal /Trade Development Department is a member of the following organizations to assist in achieving our goals of moving cargo more efficiently.


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