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Plaquemines port eyes intermodal service into Dallas area

Developers and port officials in Dallas County, Texas, are in discussions with the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District/Louisiana Gateway Project, reports Railway Age. Plaquemines...

Container vessel fabricator ends contract with Plaquemines port

After almost six years working exclusively with the Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District to develop a new intermodal container terminal on the Lower...

St. Bernard Port secures $2 million grant for connector road

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced last week that the Department’s Economic Development Administration will award a $2 million grant for building...

Worsening rail congestion slows container processing

Rail congestion for Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary BNSF and Union Pacific, the railroads servicing West Coast ports, is getting worse and slowing down container processing...

Supply bottlenecks spreading from ports to rail networks

Bottlenecks that have tied up U.S. supply chains are now spreading from ports to the freight rail networks, raising costs and adding new shipping...

With fewer truck drivers, Louisiana to allow larger load permits

The Louisiana Legislature gave final passage last week to a bill described as a simple solution to bring overnight relief to the supply-chain bottleneck...

Mississippi River bridge options narrowed to three Iberville Parish sites

Officials last week presented three location options for a new Mississippi River bridge crossing in the Capital Region. The three sites are all in Iberville Parish...

Powered by methanol: An investment surge in Louisiana

When Danish shipping giant Maersk announced in August that its first decarbonized ships would run on green methanol, then ordered a dozen 16,000-TEU container...

Venture Global to export LNG to ExxonMobil affiliate from Louisiana plants

Venture Global LNG has announced the execution of two new long-term sales and purchase agreements with ExxonMobil LNG Asia Pacific for the sale of...

Rising natural gas prices increase manufacturing, transportation costs

Skyrocketing natural gas prices have raised manufacturing and transportation costs across many U.S. industries, and the situation is expected to persist as the country...

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