Ports

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...

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...

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...

New Orleans-based IMTT sells five U.S. terminals

New Orleans-based International-Matex Tank Terminals has sold five of its U.S. terminals to JET Infrastructure, a Colorado firm that stores and transport jet fuel,...

St. Louis ports, freight carriers support Port NOLA’s St. Bernard Terminal

St. Louis regional ports and the St. Louis Regional Freightway are jointly supporting the Port of New Orleans’ efforts to strengthen the flow of...

St. Bernard Parish files lawsuit to block new Port NOLA container terminal

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of St. Bernard Parish against Port NOLA in an effort to stop the operation of a port...

Port of South Louisiana in final talks to buy Avondale; officials tight-lipped on price

The Port of South Louisiana said last week that it has completed its due diligence and is in final negotiations with T. Parker Host...

Ship launch marks milestone in Bollinger’s construction of oceanographic research vessels

The R/V Taani, a regional class research vessel, was floated for the first time last week using a drydock at Bollinger Shipyards in Houma....

Avondale deal delayed again as Port of South Louisiana studies terms

The Port of South Louisiana has again delayed the closing period for its $445 million deal to buy the former Avondale Shipyard site, after...

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