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Largest marsh restoration in state history nears completion

The largest marsh restoration project in Louisiana’s history—rebuilding nearly 3,000 acres of marsh in Lake Borgne—is nearing completion. The $114.7 million project—stretching a little more...

Report: Nearly 500 Louisiana companies could support offshore wind, but need legislative help

There are 458 distinct companies in Louisiana with the potential to supply products or services in the offshore wind industry, reports Utility Dive. A recent...

BP looking for opportunity off Louisiana’s coast

Three chief executives and 14 years following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, BP is betting on the Gulf of Mexico for future growth, the Wall...

Oil industry group files legal challenge against Biden administration’s Gulf leasing plan

The biggest fossil fuel industry trade group announced last week a legal challenge against the Biden administration’s five-year plan for oil and gas leasing, reports...

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...

Avondale Global Gateway owner touts progress in first year

Avondale Global Gateway owner Host says the site has “proven to be a center of commerce generating economic growth for Jefferson Parish" and moved...

Edison Chouest building offshore wind vessel at Houma yard

Edison Chouest Offshore is marking another shipbuilding milestone for the emerging U.S. offshore wind sector, reports Maritime Executive. The company, along with partners Equinor...

Bollinger Shipyards plans to close its operations in New Orleans

Bollinger Shipyards is closing its operations in New Orleans and plans to shift the work to its larger facilities on the Mississippi Gulf Coast,...

Coastal Cargo shuts down, lays off workforce at Port NOLA

After more than three decades, a New Orleans-based stevedoring company is shutting down operations at the Port of New Orleans and has laid off...

Corps of Engineers partners with DOTD, Port of Iberia to widen, deepen waterway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced last week that it has signed a partnering agreement with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development...

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