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Biden administration plans to invest $20B in US port security

In response to fears that Chinese-built cranes used at several U.S. ports pose a threat to national security, The Wall Street Journal reports that the Biden administration...

South Lafourche airport gets federal grant for new terminal building

The Greater Lafourche Port Commission received $1.5 million from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Terminals Program to construct a new state-of-the-art 6,000...

Do Louisiana’s ports need a state authority to drive economic development?

Louisiana could better address a number of challenges facing the state’s ports through statewide coordination using a master plan, reports The Center Square. Louisiana Legislative...

Get the latest on the Mississippi River bridge

A new bridge across the Mississippi River still won’t happen before 2031, and there’s still a question of whether the funding for it will...

Louisiana lawmakers approve $2.1B Calcasieu River bridge deal

Lawmakers approved a public-private partnership last week to build a $2.1 billion toll bridge over the Calcasieu River after officials renegotiated an initial deal...

Shipping giants shake up industry by partnering in vessel-sharing agreement

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk and Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd are teaming up to form a new vessel-sharing agreement, shaking up the global lineup of shipping...

Chiasson: Port Fourchon to become home to Louisiana’s first wind turbine

Port Fourchon serves as the land base for multiple offshore oil and gas companies, but it also hopes to become a hub for offshore...

APM Terminals to develop $500 million container terminal at Plaquemines Port

Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District announced last week that it had executed a letter of intent with APM Terminals to build a state-of-the-art...

Port NOLA gets $74 million grant for Louisiana International Terminal

Port NOLA will receive $73.77 million from the federal government to assist in building the Louisiana International Terminal project, which will provide an efficient gateway...

Get the latest on the Mississippi River bridge project

Planning work continues on a new bridge across the Mississippi River to alleviate local traffic on Interstate 10 through Baton Rouge, reports Louisiana Illuminator....

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