Marine

Judge signs off on Hornbeck reorganization

A Texas judge has signed off on a reorganization plan for Covington-based oilfield service vessel company Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc. U.S. District Judge David Jones...

Port NOLA container shuttle service gets another federal grant

The Port of New Orleans has received another federal grant to support its container shuttle service. The Baton Rouge-New Orleans Shuttle of the M-55 received...

Cameron LNG cargo diverts from China to Taiwan

A tanker that loaded at Sempra’s Cameron LNG terminal in Louisiana in March and appeared to be headed to China has changed its course...

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,...
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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...

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