Infrastructure

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...

Worsening rail congestion slows container processing

Rail congestion for Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary BNSF and Union Pacific, the railroads servicing West Coast ports, is getting worse and slowing down container processing...

ExxonMobil selling Canadian shale gas business for $1.5B

ExxonMobil is selling its Canadian shale gas business for roughly $1.5 billion, marking the oil giant’s exit from regions rich in natural gas but...
New Orleans Public Belt eco-locomotive

Bryant to head New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission

Tomeka Watson Bryant was recently tapped by the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission (NOPB) as the organization’s general manager, reports Louisiana Weekly. The...

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