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Mandeville’s Florida Marine emerges as a major maritime player

The route map for the Mandeville-based Florida Marine Transporters resembles a vast, geographic circulatory system that begins at the mouth of the Mississippi River...

Intuitive innovation has made Mandeville’s Florida Marine a major maritime player

The route map for the Mandeville-based Florida Marine Transporters resembles a vast, geographic circulatory system that begins at the mouth of the Mississippi River...

More traffic means bigger, better boats

Traffic along Louisiana’s waterways is on the rise, a trend that will likely continue in the wake of $1 billion-plus industrial investments, the growing...

The maritime scramble: From workforce to infrastructure, ports are playing catch-up to meet the...

A look around the Crescent River Port Pilots Association’s control room in Belle Chasse tells the tale. With a complexity that rivals an air...
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Port Allen-crafted jet oil fuels All Nippon’s new ‘superjumbo’ jet

Synthetic jet oil produced by ExxonMobil in Port Allen is being deployed in All Nippon Airways inaugural  "superjumbo" aircraft on its new route between...

Near-misses, cybersecurity on Marine Industry Day agenda

The Greater New Orleans Port Safety Council’s annual Marine Industry Day is set for May 30—the eve of hurricane season—and will be held at...

Shell plans New Orleans trials of very low sulfur fuel oil

With new shipping fuel regulations by the International Maritime Organization approaching in 2020, Shell is offering trials for its very low sulfur fuel oil,...

Will Houma become a drone hub for offshore cargo?

The Houma-Terrebonne Airport may begin remote cargo operations via unmanned aircraft next year, and fully autonomous aircraft by 2025, The Houma Courier reports. For a...

Baton Rouge airport gets $15M to upgrade runway area

After receiving a supplemental $15 million federal grant last week, the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is a step closer to reclaiming a portion of...

Feds give $3.2M to New Orleans, Baton Rouge container-on-barge program

The Maritime Administration has awarded the ports of Baton Rouge and New Orleans a $3.2 million Marine Highway Program grant to support an initiative...

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