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Rail grant provides $1.5 million for NOPB transloading park

Last week, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced the first projects selected to receive $3 million in grant funding under the Class...

Experts at LSU weigh in on impact of historically low Mississippi River

During October, the Mississippi River has seen record low levels from Illinois to Louisiana. In Baton Rouge, the low level has revealed a more...

Port NOLA makes progress on planned new container terminal in St. Bernard Parish

The Port of New Orleans says major progress is being made on the planned $1.5 billion container facility that will be built in St....

T. Parker Host opens Avondale Global Gateway

T. Parker Host announced last week that it had transformed the former Avondale Shipyards into the Avondale Global Gateway, a global logistics hub for...

Port NOLA’s Christian touts Napoleon terminal, state funding during address

Brandy Christian, Port NOLA president and CEO, outlined key short- and long-term strategies during last week's State of the Port Address, reports the American...

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...

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...

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