Transport

Big plans for Plaquemines Port shipping container terminal

Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District and several potential partners have signed an exclusive letter of intent to develop a shipping container terminal in...

Specialty chemical transport company opens $12.5 million facility in Geismar

Highway Transport, a Tennessee-based company providing bulk transportation of specialty chemicals, has opened its $12.5 million flagship service center in Geismar. The new service center...

Post-merger, Bristow closing Galliano, New Iberia facilities

Bristow is closing facilities in Galliano and New Iberia following its recently-completed merger with Era. Vertical, an aviation news magazine, reports the closures will impact...

Port Fourchon on ‘high alert’ for coronavirus-related rise in maritime cyberassaults

Port Fourchon is on 'high alert' as ports and maritime interests are seeing more targeted cyberattacks amid the pandemic, WorkBoat reports. In an interview with...

Deal signed to deepen Mississippi River from Gulf through Baton Rouge

An agreement to deepen the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico through Baton Rouge has been authorized and signed. Gov. John Bel Edwards, Louisiana...

Louisiana launches ‘smart port’ initiative

Louisiana is launching a smart port initiative that will streamline operations and improve safety through real-time data shared by port administrators, tenants, shippers, and...

New trade agreement could streamline cross-border shipments for Louisiana

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement went into effect July 1, and perhaps the biggest deal for Louisiana industry is the agreement’s intention to reduce government oversight....

Empire Pipeline acquires Louisiana crude oil terminal

New Orleans' Empire Pipeline has acquired a crude oil terminal in Gibson from Shell Oil Company and its subsidiary, Shell Oil Products US. The terms...

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...

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