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Port NOLA elects Jensen as chairman

The board of commissioners of the Port of New Orleans elected Jack C. Jensen Jr. to serve as board chairman last week, succeeding Charles...

Chennault completes $4 million air cargo facility

Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles has completed a $4 million air cargo facility that is now available for lease, reports Air Cargo World....

Baton Rouge port saw 24% increase in ship traffic in 2021

Traffic and tonnage through the Port of Greater Baton Rouge increased significantly in 2021 as the facility continued improvements and prepared for construction to...

Strategic Biofuels project attracts $1 million grant for Port of Columbia

Strategic Biofuels announced last week that the Port of Columbia, home to the Louisiana Green Fuels project, has been awarded a $1 million grant...

New cranes increase handling capacity at Port of South Louisiana

The Port of South Louisiana has increased its capacity for handling bulk materials with two new Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 Portal Harbor Cranes. The...

Corps completes first phases of Mississippi River deepening

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed the first two phases of the deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel, which presently provides...

Plaquemines port eyes intermodal service into Dallas area

Developers and port officials in Dallas County, Texas, are in discussions with the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District/Louisiana Gateway Project, reports Railway Age. Plaquemines...

Port Fourchon to get unprecedented view of emissions

Port Fourchon, the land base for multiple offshore energy support service companies, is set to become the first port in the world to have...

Container vessel fabricator ends contract with Plaquemines port

After almost six years working exclusively with the Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District to develop a new intermodal container terminal on the Lower...

St. Bernard Port secures $2 million grant for connector road

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced last week that the Department’s Economic Development Administration will award a $2 million grant for building...

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