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The Big Picture: Working together

A BIG PARTNERSHIP In November, the second of five heavy-lift project cargo pieces manufactured in Louisiana was exported through the Port of New Orleans, bringing...

Megaprojects require complex negotiations involving multiple stakeholders—particularly when it comes to logistics

Operating in a global economy involves partnerships within and across industries. This is evident with a number of large-scale, complex projects taking place across...

The big picture: The giant of the Gulf

HALFWAY AROUND THE WORLD In October, Ingleside, Texas, welcomed the hull of Shell’s Appomattox production platform, floating aboard a massive heavy-transport vessel, after its journey...

A story about a bridge

Leaders representing the business community announced April 4 the formation of a new statewide coalition to advocate for significant and sustainable transportation funding. The...

What to do with the New Orleans Public Belt?

For 109 years the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad has served as a catalyst for regional economic development by connecting the Port of New...

South Louisiana ports look to dredging of channels as catalyst for growth

The leaders of Louisiana’s deepwater ports are clamoring for deeper, more consistently maintained river channels, and their voices are getting louder. An increase in...

A roadway built for vacationers headed to Grand Isle in their Model T Fords...

The history of La. 1 in southern Lafourche Parish, in many ways, mirrors the history of economic development in the region. Built in the...

Brandy Christian brings tenacity, strategic mindset to the top spot at the Port of...

During her tenure as the Port of San Diego’s vice president of strategy and business development, Brandy Christian proved she had that unique combination...

Executive Profile: Craig Romero, Port of Iberia District

Name: Craig Romero Position: Executive Director Company: Port of Iberia District Age: 62 Hometown: New Iberia Education: B.A., Political Science, University of Southwestern Louisiana Craig Romero got his start in politics. He served as Iberia Parish...

Insiders identify critical issues for Louisiana industry

To identify and discuss issues they feel will be most impactful, a four-member panel convened last fall at L’Auberge Casino in Baton Rouge during...

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