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Greater Lafourche Port completes $12M bulkhead project

The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has completed the NE Slip C 1671 Linear Feet Bulkhead Project, which adds nearly a 1/3-mile of additional waterfront...

Southeast Louisiana leads the nation in maritime jobs

Southeast Louisiana leads the nation in American maritime workers, with 33,590 jobs and nearly $9 billion in economic impact, a new study shows. Citing a forthcoming...

Louisiana industry battling over river pilot fees

Concerned about an estimated $44 million rise in costs to industry requiring Louisiana river pilot services, leadership from the Louisiana Chemical Association and the...

Port of Greater Baton Rouge container traffic rises 66% in 2018

The Port of Greater Baton Rouge moved more than 13,600 containers last year. That's up 66% from 2017’s some 8,200 containers. Jay Hardman, executive director...

Leonardo Helicopters support center lands in Broussard

Leonardo Helicopters has opened a Gulf of Mexico Support Center in Broussard.  The company, which has operated in the aerospace industry for more than 100...

Port of New Orleans sets a new container traffic record

The Port of New Orleans has set a container traffic record, thanks in part to the Panama Canal expansion and growth in resin exports.  The...

Industries likely to reap benefits from Mississippi River deepening project

If an Army Corps of Engineers plan to deepen the Mississippi River channel to Baton Rouge moves forward, as appears likely, a variety of...

Gulf Coast logistics managers fret impending bottlenecks

A sharp increase in the export of petrochemicals in the last two years has contributed to a supply chain bottleneck and forced many Gulf...
Bell Helicopter Lafayette Assembly Center

Bell Helicopter closing Lafayette Assembly Center

Bell Helicopter is closing its Lafayette Assembly Center. The move comes as Louisiana Economic Development is terminating its Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the company and...
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Louisiana prepares the way for autonomous trucking

As autonomous vehicles edge closer to reality in the U.S., public and private groups are scrambling to prepare for the eventuality of such technology...

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