Marine

Dom Peré stays true to his roots

Delivering millions of dollars worth of disaster recovery cargo to the most remote, typhoon-ravaged islands of Micronesia might sound like a swashbuckling, Treasure Island-esque task, but...

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...

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,...

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...

Arcosa Marine plans 2019 barge deliveries from once-idle facility in Madisonville

Arcosa Marine will invest $7.5 million to reopen the idle barge manufacturing operations in Madisonville, with a goal of beginning customer deliveries later this...

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