Port of Baltimore http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Abritration Meeting in Port of Baltimore Longshoremen's Strike http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/abritration-meeting-port-baltimore-longshoremens-strike <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - An arbitration meeting is scheduled between striking longshoremen at the Port of Baltimore and management.</p><p>The longshoremen, the largest of four unions at the port representing more than 1,000 workers, went on strike after contract negotiations stalled Tuesday. Three other unions representing port workers joined the strike.</p><p>An arbitration meeting is scheduled for Friday between the International Longshoremen's Association Local No. 333 and the Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore, which hires laborers to work at the port and represents management.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:11:33 +0000 Don Rush 43152 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Abritration Meeting in Port of Baltimore Longshoremen's Strike Vice President Touts Grant for Port of Baltimore http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/vice-president-touts-grant-port-baltimore <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden used a visit to Baltimore to talk about the need to invest in infrastructure.</p><p>The vice president highlighted a $10 million grant to the Port of Baltimore during a visit on Monday.</p><p>The grant is expected to help improve the port's productivity by widening the channel. It also will increase the port's cargo storage capacity.</p><p>Biden said the grant is just the latest example of federal investments to better enable the nation's manufacturers to get their products around the world, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:30:14 +0000 Don Rush 40865 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Vice President Touts Grant for Port of Baltimore Vice President to Highlight $10 Million Grant for Port of Baltimore http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/vice-president-highlight-10-million-grant-port-baltimore <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to talk about the need to invest in infrastructure during a visit to Baltimore.</p><p>The vice president plans to highlight a $10 million grant to the Port of Baltimore that will help improve the port's productivity by widening the channel.</p><p>It also will increase the port's cargo storage capacity.</p><p>Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is also scheduled to attend, along with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:07:32 +0000 Don Rush 40799 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Vice President to Highlight $10 Million Grant for Port of Baltimore