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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...

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...

Third LNG carrier completed for Cameron LNG deliveries

The final new LNG carrier commissioned for deliveries from Cameron LNG has been completed. Marine Link reports the 155,000 m3 capacity carrier—named Marvel Pelican—was built...

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...

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