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Port NOLA wins national planning award

The Port of New Orleans’ Strategic Master Plan, Port NOLA Forward, will earn a Silver 2019 National Planning Achievement Award for Economic Development Planning from...

Arcosa Marine plans 2019 barge deliveries from once-idle facility in Madisonville

Arcosa Marine will invest $7.5 million to reopen the idle barge manufacturing operations in Madisonville, with a goal of beginning customer deliveries later this...

High water on the Mississippi reducing river traffic

High water on the Mississippi River is reducing shipping traffic, limiting the size of tows in New Orleans and making the discharge of import...

CN investing more than $95 million in Louisiana rail infrastructure

CN plans to invest more than $95 million in Louisiana in 2019 to strengthen its rail network across the state. In an announcement Monday, CN...

Port of New Orleans expands capacity to service larger container ships

The Port of New Orleans is about to get two new 100-foot gauge container gantry cranes, allowing it to handle larger container ships. The port's...
New Orleans Public Belt eco-locomotive

New Orleans Public Belt gets EPA grant for eco-locomotive

A conventional diesel locomotive owned by the New Orleans Public Belt is about to be transformed into an eco-locomotive, partly courtesy of the Environmental...

Energy and petrochemical interests are driving Louisiana port growth

Driven largely by energy and petrochemical interests—from offshore production to the booming plastic resin industry—Louisiana's ports are assertively expanding.

Harvey Marine expands to Mexico, Trinidad and Guyana

Harvey Gulf International Marine is expanding its operations globally, with the opening of offices in Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico City, Trinidad, and...

Kopter Group plans 2021 startup of SH09 production in Lafayette

Swiss manufacturer Kopter Group plans to begin assembling helicopters to supply the Western Hemisphere from Lafayette as early as 2021. Kopter is investing $4.2 million...

Greater Lafourche Port completes $12M bulkhead project

The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has completed the NE Slip C 1671 Linear Feet Bulkhead Project, which adds nearly a 1/3-mile of additional waterfront...

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