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LMTA issues transportation and logistics advisory

The Louisiana Motor Transport Association has issued guidance for the trucking industry—including those who transport chemicals—in interpreting Gov. John Bel Edwards' stay-at-home order that...

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...

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port anticipating ‘tsunami of crude’

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is anticipating a growing flood of crude headed its way, driven by the U.S. shale revolution and a glut...
In April, the Port of South Louisiana commemorated the 25th anniversary of operations of its transshipment center, Globalplex Intermodal Terminal

Port of South Louisiana gets $13.4M multimodal grant

The Port of South Louisiana is getting a $13.4 million grant from the Department of Transportation to fund its Globalplex Multi-Modal Connections Project in...

Congressman: Why Louisiana can’t cash in on its assets

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves says it’s easy to understand why Louisiana can’t fully capitalize on its unique abundance of natural and manmade resources. Speaking Feb....

West Calcasieu Port adds certified site

West Calcasieu Port is now home to a Louisiana Economic Development certified site, offering shovel-ready land for businesses to build at the Sulphur location. The...

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...
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CEO: Bollinger got lean, politically involved in the wake of a downturn

Bollinger Shipyards’ history of resilience was put to the test in the aftermath of the 2014-15 oil market plunge. Declining prices and the market...

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