Marine

Bruks Siwertell delivers needed mobile ship unloader to Belle Chasse

Bruks Siwertell recently delivered a new Siwertell road-mobile ship unloader for dust-free cement handling operations for CEMEX in Belle Chasse. The 10,000S, next-generation unit augments...

After just two years, Smart Port initiative now at 70 vessels

Just two years after the launch of the Lower Mississippi River Smart Port & Resilience Center by The Water Institute of the Gulf, some...
Ben Bordelon

Bollinger acquires vessel designer, constructor

Lockport-based Bollinger Shipyards, the largest privately owned shipbuilder in the U.S., on Sunday announced it has agreed to acquire VT Halter Marine Inc. and...

Investigation into Seacor tragedy highlights need for locator beacons

The results of an investigation into the deadly capsizing of an oil industry boat off Louisiana’s coast that killed 13 mariners in April 2021...

Corps begins constructing underwater sill to halt saltwater intrusion in Mississippi River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District began construction of an underwater sill on Oct. 11 across the bed of the Mississippi...
Freight

Number of oil spills in U.S. waters drops significantly

Oil and natural gas spills from tankers and pipelines in U.S. waters dropped dramatically in the decade spanning 2010-2019, compared to the previous decade,...

Low Mississippi River water levels impacting barge traffic

Parts of the Mississippi River are so low from weeks of drought that barge traffic is being limited at the worst possible time—as crop...

Delfin deal advances Louisiana’s proposed floating LNG port

A floating liquefied natural gas port proposed for offshore Louisiana is gaining new momentum as global demand for gas keeps soaring, pushed higher by...

GNO Inc. lands $50 million grant for wind-powered hydrogen energy cluster

Greater New Orleans Inc. and affiliate Greater New Orleans Development Foundation were awarded $50 million from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Build Back Better...

Port congestion continues to plague global trade

Port congestion continues to haunt global trade, spreading fresh fears among exporters and importers over whether massive amounts of cargo will be delivered on...

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