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Plastic resin exports up 31% in first six months of 2019

Plastic resin exports from Louisiana continue to boom. Statistics from IHS Markit indicate the volume of plastic resin exports shipped through New Orleans, as measured...
The Water Institute of the Gulf is working at Port Fourchon

Port Fourchon project moves forward with public/private funding

The Water Institute of the Gulf has received a $500,000 grant through the National Coastal Resilience Fund to move forward with its Port Fourchon...

Harvey Marine now operating five dual-fueled LNG supply vessels

Since launching its first offshore supply vessel powered by liquefied natural gas in 2015, Harvey Gulf International Marine of New Orleans company remains alone...

Will a Russian tanker bound for Sabine Pass embarrass Putin?

A Russian tanker headed to the Sabine Pass terminal to pick up a cargo of liquefied natural gas later this month could prove embarrassing...

Louisiana industrial manufacturers are pushing infrastructure innovation

The movers and managers of industrial products are including more technology in their capital outlays these days. As spikes in petrochemical, crude oil and...
Freight

Louisiana, other global freight rates surge with sanctions

Freight rates for supertankers from the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port to Singapore TD-LPP-SIN climbed to a record $9.28 a barrel last week, Reuters reports. But...
Stevens Tanker Division

Water, frac sand hauler for Louisiana drilling operations shutting down today

A trucking company that hauls water and frac sand to oil and gas drilling operations in Louisiana and three other states is shutting down...

West Delta LNG seeks federal approval for offshore deepwater port

Houston-based West Delta LNG wants permission to build, own and operate a fixed-platform deepwater port in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of...

A rising Mississippi River is raising industrial sector worries

There’s palpable concern among industrial owners that this year’s record rise in Mississippi River levels is not an isolated event. Some have begun to...

New carrier will transport product from Cameron LNG

The second of three carriers built to transport LNG from Cameron LNG in southwest Louisiana to markets in Japan and other countries has been...

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