Top 35 Ports Quotes

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I believe it is essential that we close the security ga

I believe it is essential that we close the security gaps that put our nation at risk, and I will continue to fight for the funding that will secure high-risk targets, such as our ports and borders.
Mark Pryor
New highways, ports, and runways appear economically foolish if we don’t understand the economic growth that flows from such investments.
John Delaney
Journalists casually use terms like crossing the border illegally when referring to asylum seekers – when in fact there is no law that says they must use the ports of entry.
Masha Gessen
While port security remains one of our single greatest vulnerabilities, it makes little sense to give operational control of our ports to a foreign nation without first doing proper investigations.
Dave Reichert
I made a commitment to the people of Louisiana to bring our federal tax dollars home to invest in our road, bridges and ports.
John Bel Edwards
We also need to strengthen the security of our borders and ports and strictly control immigration.
Jim Ramstad
I had learned what wealth was, and a great deal about production and exchange for myself in the early history of South Australia – of the value of machinery, of roads and bridges, and of ports for transport and export.
Catherine Helen Spence
India’s infrastructure deficit in terms of roads, railways, power, and ports needs to be addressed on a fast-track basis.
Piyush Goyal
We are not a country that subscribes to policing any part of the world. The areas we are comfortable with are capacity building, intelligence sharing, exchange of ships, call on each other’s ports, joint training and exercises.
Salman Khurshid
There is abundant proof that the opening of our ports always tends to raise the price of foreign corn to the price in the English market, and not to sink the price of British corn to the price in the continental market.
Joseph Hume
Responsive governments committed to improving the broader trade facilitation and business environment can help companies of all sizes by improving infrastructure: roads, transportation, ports, information and communication technology, and electricity.
Arancha Gonzalez
Tawny ports have already spent 20 or 30 years in wood – it’s not likely they’re going to improve. On the other hand, they’re not going to get any worse.
Robert M. Parker, Jr.
Mr. Speaker, Delaware River’s regional ports handle approximately 58 million tons of cargo yearly.
Robert Brady
These funds will ensure that ports will be able to pay for adequate security measures to protect all Americans against terrorist attacks from our seaports.
Bobby Scott
Investing in ports with partners is a very common model for us.
Soren Skou
Michael Chertoff and the Department of Homeland Security, they have the primary responsibility of ensuring that our ports are secure.
Alberto Gonzales
The days of languorous shore leave are long gone. Overnight stays are unheard of and sailor towns a distant memory. In better ports, seafarers head for a seamen’s mission.
Rose George
Our ports are a vital link in national security and it is extremely dangerous to be considering their sale to the United Arab Emirates government.
Joe Donnelly
In my district, the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles handle approximately 44 percent of all of the goods delivered to American shores, yet they are in constant need of revenue for facilities, improvements and upgrades to roads and bridges and rails.
Dana Rohrabacher
Trade carried by sea has grown fourfold since 1970 and is still growing. In 2011, the 360 commercial ports of the United States took in international goods worth $1.73 trillion, or eighty times the value of all U.S. trade in 1960.
Rose George
Our budget works to reduce and eliminate the risk of attacks at our ports, rails, in the skies, our food supply and roads by allowing for increases in many of the programs and agencies to help protect these important areas of commerce and travel.
Jim Ryun
This is our history – from the Transcontinental Railroad to the Hoover Dam, to the dredging of our ports and building of our most historic bridges – our American ancestors prioritized growth and investment in our nation’s infrastructure.
Cory Booker
A well-functioning judicial or education system is just as much part of the wealth of a nation as its roads, ports and factories.
Barry Gardiner
We’ve stated very clearly that no negotiating chapters between the European Union and Turkey will be concluded before the Ankara Protocol is complied with: that’s to say before Turkey grants all E.U. member states, including Cyprus, access to its ports.
Angela Merkel
I’ve been focused on detecting nuclear terrorism at ports, in cargo containers, and I developed and built detectors that are extremely cheap and also very sensitive. My other big development is a system to produce medical isotopes that are injected into patients and used to diagnose and treat cancer.
Taylor Wilson
We anticipate countries increasing their spending on infrastructure like railways, airports, power plants and ports. Our heavy forging plant has the capacity to cater to each of these segments.
Baba Kalyani
Tens of thousands of South Florida jobs are dependent on the trade and commerce that our ports provide, and we have to make sure that we spend our security dollars wisely.
Kendrick Meek
Argentina has decided to take its place in the global landscape. We need important companies of the world to finance and construct roads, ports, waterways, energy, trains. We’re a huge country that only depends on trucks today. It’s impossible.
Mauricio Macri
The combination of funding for our ports, airports, and highways is a really significant investment in our infrastructure.
Gina Raimondo
Today, barely 5 percent of all containers coming into the United States through our ports are scanned.
Alcee Hastings
In light of the recent controversy surrounding foreign management of U.S. Ports, a thorough review of foreign management of U.S. airports needs to occur.
Jon Porter
Peace with the Palestinians will open ports of peace al

Peace with the Palestinians will open ports of peace all around the Mediterranean. The duty of leaders is to pursue freedom ceaselessly, even in the face of hostility, in the face of doubt and disappointment. Just imagine what could be.
Shimon Peres
The U.A.E. is a firm ally of the United States and deserves better treatment than it received in the Dubai Ports World fiasco in 2006.
Elliott Abrams
I think being born in Panama was a blessing because Panama is a port city. It’s a really – the mentality is that – I remember that of admitting things in. You know, ports, ideas come in and out all the time.
Ruben Blades
The American people have every right to be outraged with the administration’s approval of the UAE port deal. It is time the people’s House make the security of our Nation’s ports a priority.
Russ Carnahan