Transport

LWC, Alliance Safety Council target truckers in separate programs

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is launching a program to help combat the nationwide truck driver shortage. The “Drive Your Future” training grant offers those...

Ongoing supply chain issues mean companies must retool strategies

With havoc at ports showing no signs of slowing it’s unlikely that supply chain disruptions will ease anytime soon. At least not until 2023, Inc. reports.  So...

River pilots associations launch ‘Open Waters’ initiative

The Crescent River Port Pilots and the New Orleans-Baton Rouge Steamship Pilots Associations launched The Open Waters initiative on Jan. 19, reports The Maritime...

Port NOLA touts 2021 milestones

Last week, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) touted its 2021 accomplishments across all four of its business lines: cargo, rail, industrial real...
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Bollinger to fabricate pontoon launcher for nuclear submarines

Lockport-based Bollinger Shipyards announced last week that it received an order from General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of the U.S. Navy’s new Columbia-class...
Louisiana infrastructure

Louisiana will receive $1B for bridge repairs and replacements

Louisiana will receive around $1 billion from the federal infrastructure plan to repair its failing bridges and infrastructure, including $202.6 million this fiscal year,...

Bollinger Shipyards completes latest series of Coast Guard cutters

Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport delivered the final ship in a series of Coast Guard cutters last week, reports Houma Today. The Clarence Sutphin is the...

Supply chain snags, aging workforce fuel demand for truckers, training

Providers of commercial truck driving training are seeing more applicants seeking to fill what industry leaders say is a driver shortage. Training more drivers, along...

First phase of $930 million Plaquemines Port oil terminal begins construction

NOLA Oil Terminal LLC announced last week that it had begun construction on Phase 1 of its oil and refined products terminal, located on...

How the supply chain crisis got this bad

Ships stuck at sea, warehouses overflowing, trucks without drivers: The highly intricate and interconnected global supply chain is in upheaval, with little end in...

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