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Port of South Louisiana releases appraisal for its $445 million Avondale bid

The Port of South Louisiana has disclosed the appraisal it used to come up with a price tag of $445 million to buy the...

Bruks Siwertell delivers needed mobile ship unloader to Belle Chasse

Bruks Siwertell recently delivered a new Siwertell road-mobile ship unloader for dust-free cement handling operations for CEMEX in Belle Chasse. The 10,000S, next-generation unit augments...

After just two years, Smart Port initiative now at 70 vessels

Just two years after the launch of the Lower Mississippi River Smart Port & Resilience Center by The Water Institute of the Gulf, some...

Entergy provides power to vessels at Lake Charles port

To help deliver customer solutions and protect the environment, Entergy Louisiana has expanded its shore power capabilities so that Crowley vessels operating out of the Port of...
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Bollinger acquires vessel designer, constructor

Lockport-based Bollinger Shipyards, the largest privately owned shipbuilder in the U.S., on Sunday announced it has agreed to acquire VT Halter Marine Inc. and...

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...

Investigation into Seacor tragedy highlights need for locator beacons

The results of an investigation into the deadly capsizing of an oil industry boat off Louisiana’s coast that killed 13 mariners in April 2021...

Corps begins constructing underwater sill to halt saltwater intrusion in Mississippi River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District began construction of an underwater sill on Oct. 11 across the bed of the Mississippi...

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...

Low Mississippi River water levels impacting barge traffic

Parts of the Mississippi River are so low from weeks of drought that barge traffic is being limited at the worst possible time—as crop...

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