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Governor O’Malley Statement on the Passing of Former International Longshoremen’s Association President Richard Hughes, September 16th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued a statement on the passing of  Richard P. Hughes, Jr., former President of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and longshoreman at  the Port of Baltimore. “For over 50 years, Richie Hughes served as the voice of the men and women at the International Longshoremen’s Association who work  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Joins Vice President Biden to Highlight Investments at Port of Baltimore, September 9th, 2013

Rebuilding our infrastructure creates jobs and allows Maryland to compete in a modern economy   ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor O’Malley today joined Vice President Joseph Biden at the Port of Baltimore to highlight the $10 million in federal grants given to Maryland through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER), which will  Read the Rest…

Vice President visits Port of Baltimore, September 9th, 2013

Baltimore, MD Mr. Secretary, thank you so very, very much for your leadership. I want to congratulate Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the City looks awesome. I also want to give a big round of applause to the hardworking men and women of the International Longshoremen’s Association. Mr. Vice President, as you know, here at this port,  Read the Rest…

Celebration of New 50-Foot-Deep Berth and Supersized Cranes at Port of Baltimore, May 8th, 2013

As Prepared for Delivery Baltimore, MD Thank you, and thank you all for being here today. A big thanks, especially, to our partners at Highstar Capital and Ports America for not only finishing this project, but finishing it ahead of schedule. Past and present In its 300 year history, the Port of Baltimore has been  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Leads Celebration of New 50-Foot-Deep Berth and Supersized Cranes at Port of Baltimore, May 8th, 2013

Public-private partnership project creates 5,700 Maryland jobs Baltimore one of two East Coast ports that can accommodate extra large ships BALTIMORE, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley, joined by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and private sector partners from Highstar Capital and Ports America Chesapeake, today led  celebration of a new 50-foot-deep berth and four supersized container  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on 30-Day Contract Extension for Longshoremen, December 28th, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley released this statement following the agreement today to extend the longshoremen’s contract for 30 days: “I’d like to commend today’s decision by the International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance to extend their negotiations by 30 days to produce a new master labor agreement for ports along  Read the Rest…

A Visible Sign of Progress, June 20th, 2012

By Secretary Beverly Swaim-Staley Today, a very visible sign of progress sailed under the Bay and Key bridges and on into the Port of Baltimore.  Four huge cranes have arrived to complete the new 50-foot berth at the Port of Baltimore.  The landside portion of the new berth was completed earlier this year.  The four  Read the Rest…

Maryland Invests: Part V, January 11th, 2012

Investing in Infrastructure and Creating Jobs through Public-Private Partnerships By Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown As we start the 430th legislative session today, Governor O’Malley and I remain focused on our number one priority of creating jobs and putting Marylanders back to work.  Investing in infrastructure projects is one of the most effective ways to spur  Read the Rest…

Port of Baltimore Seminar, May 18th, 2011

Baltimore, MD As Prepared It’s great to join you here this morning. Thank you all very much for all that you do for Maryland – and for creating jobs and growing our economy through the Port of Baltimore. Rick Powers, Jim White, Christopher Lee, Frederick Eliason,… it’s great to join you here. In this changing  Read the Rest…

Port of Baltimore Announcement, November 20th, 2009

Baltimore, Maryland (As Prepared) Thank you for joining us today. It’s another beautiful day at the Port of Baltimore. Thank you to President Rawlings-Blake and GBC President Don Fry for joining us. And of course, thank you to Ports America Chesapeake CEO Chris Lee for being here and helping make this possible. We are here  Read the Rest…