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Bollinger to fabricate pontoon launcher for nuclear submarines

Lockport-based Bollinger Shipyards announced last week that it received an order from General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of the U.S. Navy’s new Columbia-class...
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Louisiana will receive $1B for bridge repairs and replacements

Louisiana will receive around $1 billion from the federal infrastructure plan to repair its failing bridges and infrastructure, including $202.6 million this fiscal year,...

Bollinger Shipyards completes latest series of Coast Guard cutters

Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport delivered the final ship in a series of Coast Guard cutters last week, reports Houma Today. The Clarence Sutphin is the...

Supply chain snags, aging workforce fuel demand for truckers, training

Providers of commercial truck driving training are seeing more applicants seeking to fill what industry leaders say is a driver shortage. Training more drivers, along...

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...

Post-Panamax gantry cranes arrive at Port NOLA

On Dec. 10, Gov. John Bel Edwards welcomed four new 100-foot-gauge container gantry cranes to the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal at the Port of...

TSA directives mandate railroad cybersecurity measures

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued two security directives on Dec. 2 that mandate cybersecurity actions by passenger railroads, rail transit agencies and freight...
Freight

NTSB Report: Ship master worked 50 hours nonstop before Louisiana crash

An oil tanker hit an offshore oil platform at night near Louisiana because its Turkish operating company didn’t give the ship’s master time to...

APM Terminals to manage proposed $1.5 billion Plaquemines container terminal

APM Terminals said Nov. 17 that it has signed a preliminary agreement with Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal Authority to manage a proposed $1.5...

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