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Judge signs off on Hornbeck reorganization

A Texas judge has signed off on a reorganization plan for Covington-based oilfield service vessel company Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc. U.S. District Judge David Jones...

New rules issued for transporting offshore personnel during pandemic

The Offshore Marine Service Association last week issued a memorandum providing guidance on the transport of potentially infected personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. As Kean...

Port NOLA operations function as normal during pandemic

Port of New Orleans cargo operations and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) operations continue to function as normal, the organization said in a...

Big River Coalition’s Sean Duffy joins Louisiana Committee of 100

Sean Duffy, executive director of the Big River Coalition, has been named to Louisiana’s Committee of 100 for Economic Development Inc., the Waterways Journal...

Entergy, Edison Chouest launch shore power project at Port Fourchon

Marine vessels docked at South Louisiana's Port Fourchon can now play a role in helping protect Louisiana's environment by replacing fossil fuel-generated ship power with Entergy's...

Coast Guard reopens Intracoastal Waterway

The U.S. Coast Guard reopened the Intracoastal Waterway near Berwick last week to vessel traffic after salvage operations were completed on a sunken rock...

Kirby Corp. acquires Savage Inland Marine in New Orleans

Houston-headquartered Kirby Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire the inland tank barge and towboat fleet of Savage Inland Marine for approximately $278 million...

Mysterious GPS outages impact maritime industry

Intentional interference with global positioning system signal signals is on the rise worldwide—often in conjunction with crime or armed conflict—creating challenges for maritime shipping,...

Port NOLA sets a new container record in 2019

The Port of New Orleans in 2019 moved more containers than at any time in its history, totaling 648,538 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs). That's up...

In case you missed it: Our five most popular reads from 2019

Can Louisiana handle $32 billion in construction projects from now through 2022? Who's joining the race for deepwater ports? Which Louisiana industrial service firms...

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