Marine

West Calcasieu Port adds certified site

West Calcasieu Port is now home to a Louisiana Economic Development certified site, offering shovel-ready land for businesses to build at the Sulphur location. The...

Kirby Corp. acquires Savage Inland Marine in New Orleans

Houston-headquartered Kirby Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire the inland tank barge and towboat fleet of Savage Inland Marine for approximately $278 million...

Mysterious GPS outages impact maritime industry

Intentional interference with global positioning system signal signals is on the rise worldwide—often in conjunction with crime or armed conflict—creating challenges for maritime shipping,...
Ben Bordelon

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...

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...

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...
Freight

Louisiana, other global freight rates surge with sanctions

Freight rates for supertankers from the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port to Singapore TD-LPP-SIN climbed to a record $9.28 a barrel last week, Reuters reports. But...

New carrier will transport product from Cameron LNG

The second of three carriers built to transport LNG from Cameron LNG in southwest Louisiana to markets in Japan and other countries has been...

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