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Study: Calcasieu Ship Channel accounts for $39 billion in GDP

A study commissioned by the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District (LCH&TD) recently found that the Calcasieu Ship Channel is responsible for $39 billion,...
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Baton Rouge-New Orleans shuttle service snags marine grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) awarded $12.6 million in grants to nine marine highway projects across the U.S. under the America’s...

Port of South Louisiana names Matthews as new executive director

Effective Jan. 15, Paul Matthews will serve as the Port of South Louisiana's new executive director, reports Marine Log. Matthews is replacing long-time executive...

Deepwater Riser Services facility in Houma now a Foreign Trade Zone

Deepwater Riser Services, a division of Morrison, an energy service company for the oil, gas and renewables industries, announced last week that its Houma storage facility...

Post-Panamax gantry cranes arrive at Port NOLA

On Dec. 10, Gov. John Bel Edwards welcomed four new 100-foot-gauge container gantry cranes to the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal at the Port of...

APM Terminals to manage proposed $1.5 billion Plaquemines container terminal

APM Terminals said Nov. 17 that it has signed a preliminary agreement with Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal Authority to manage a proposed $1.5...

A new way to Chicago: Logjammed suppliers eye Louisiana as a potential multimodal hub...

There is opportunity in the current supply chain mayhem, but local transportation leaders say they’re working against the shot clock.  Until recently, Asian markets have...

Port Fourchon rebuilds, but disappearing wetlands threaten its future

More than a month after Hurricane Ida hit the sprawling harbor of Port Fourchon, the destruction remains widespread even as a recovery effort continues...

A shortage of everything: A ‘perfect storm’ exposes the fragility of Louisiana’s industrial supply...

It came as a surprise to many that Louisiana’s industrial supply chain was so vulnerable. A series of unfortunate and unthinkable events in 2020...

Cassidy weighs in on Port NOLA container port plans

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy weighed in on the Port of New Orleans' expansion plans on Oct. 7, voicing concern for issues raised by St....

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