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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...

Louisiana benefits from two Marine Highway grants

Two Louisiana port expansion projects will get more than $1.5 million in federal funding this year. The grants are from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime...

Port NOLA adding four new ship-to-shore cranes

The Port of New Orleans is spending $55 million in preparation for installing four new ship-to-shore cranes that will expand its annual handling capacity...

The race for deepwater oil ports in the Gulf of Mexico is on—and Louisiana...

There’s a race afoot in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. A host of companies and consortiums are pursuing the development of...

2 deepwater projects off Louisiana coast advance

Two deepwater projects in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana are advancing, The Maritime Executive reports. Chevron and Total have decided to...

Heo takes the helm of Gulf Island Fabrication

Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. has new leadership. Richard Heo has been named president and CEO, replacing Kirk Meche, who annnounced in October he was retiring....

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