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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...

First phase of $930 million Plaquemines Port oil terminal begins construction

NOLA Oil Terminal LLC announced last week that it had begun construction on Phase 1 of its oil and refined products terminal, located on...

How the supply chain crisis got this bad

Ships stuck at sea, warehouses overflowing, trucks without drivers: The highly intricate and interconnected global supply chain is in upheaval, with little end in...

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...

BSEE conducts unannounced spill response exercise in Gulf of Mexico

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) preparedness analysts and engineers conducted a virtual Government Initiated Unannounced Exercise (GIUE) in the Gulf of...

Venture Global lands large LNG export deals with China

China reached an agreement on three huge liquefied natural gas deals with U.S. exporter Venture Global LNG, bringing the exporter’s Plaquemines Parish plant one...

American Commercial to pay $2 million to preserve New Orleans habitat after spill

Jeffersonville, Ind.-based American Commercial Barge Line LLC has agreed to acquire and preserve 649 acres of woodland wildlife habitat near New Orleans and pay...

NTSB says communication, reporting failures caused fatal barge crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that a fatal head-on crash between barges pushed by two towboats in Louisiana was caused by inadequate...

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