Business, Politics

Governor Hogan welcomes new container shipping line service to Port Of Baltimore [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week welcomed the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s newest container line service, the ZIM e-Commerce Baltimore Express (ZXB) from China and Southeast Asia. ZXB is part of Israel-based ZIM Shipping Lines, one of the top ocean carrier container companies in the world, and the service will begin with bi-weekly frequency and build up to …


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Governor Hogan unveils stained glass light box honoring Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday unveiled a stained glass light box commemorating the life and legacy of Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley. The governor and First Lady Yumi Hogan were joined for the event by Secretary Jim Ports of the Maryland Department of Transportation, Executive Director Bill Doyle of the Maryland Port Administration, and Congressman Kweisi Mfume. “The First Lady …


Governor Hogan announces bipartisan agreement to boost transportation, infrastructure funding for local governments

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has announced a bipartisan agreement to increase transportation and infrastructure funding for local governments to advance priority projects. The governor made the announcement while hosting a reception for the Maryland Mayors Association at Government House. “Since taking office, our administration has been committed to directing more transportation funding to the local level, and this agreement ensures …

Governor Hogan announces new Maryland Supply Chain Resiliency Program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the Maryland Department of Commerce, in coordination with the Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP) is launching the Maryland Supply Chain Resiliency Program, a new initiative aimed at supporting resilience building activities for Maryland manufacturers. “Maryland continues to be a national leader in helping to address the supply chain crisis that is …

Four massive Neo-Panamax container cranes arrive at Port of Baltimore following two-month journey [PHOTOS]

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday welcomed four new massive Neo-Panamax container cranes to the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal following a two-month journey that included passage under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and the Francis Scott Key Bridge. The governor was joined by officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration and its public-private partner, Ports America …

Traffic on Maryland roads, highways begins to exceed pre-pandemic levels

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Marylanders are returning to roadways, airways, and other forms of travel in numbers approaching pre-pandemic levels, marking major milestones for state transportation, tourism and economic recovery. “Holiday travel during the Fourth of July Weekend exceeding 2019 levels is an important milestone signaling our state’s strong recovery from the pandemic,” said Governor Larry Hogan. “Traffic volumes are exceeding pre-pandemic levels …

Governor Hogan authorizes emergency measures to address Colonial Pipeline incident, gas shortages

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline has initiated a restart of pipeline operations. Original story below… ——— BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday authorized Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Greg Slater to take emergency measures to respond to the Colonial Pipeline incident and ensure continuity of fuel supply throughout the state. “The emergency actions that we are taking will provide the state the …

Snow Emergency Plan in effect for Baltimore County, Governor Hogan provides update on statewide response to heavy snowfall

UPDATE: An additional 2 – 3″ of snow are expected to fall in the Baltimore area on Monday and into Tuesday. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—As the snow continues to fall in Maryland, the Snow Emergency Plan is now in effect for Baltimore County as of 1 p.m. on Sunday. The Maryland State Police declare snow emergencies with input …