Transport

APM Terminals to manage proposed $1.5 billion Plaquemines container terminal

APM Terminals said Nov. 17 that it has signed a preliminary agreement with Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal Authority to manage a proposed $1.5...

Louisiana Motor Truck Association joins suit over vaccine mandate

The Louisiana trucking industry has joined a suit contesting President Joe Biden’s vaccine policy that requires private sector employers with over 100 employees to...

Trucking industry worried vaccination mandate will worsen driver shortages

Louisiana trucking industry officials worry the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for businesses with at least 100 employees could exacerbate the ongoing driver shortage, reports WBRZ. Details...

A new way to Chicago: Logjammed suppliers eye Louisiana as a potential multimodal hub...

There is opportunity in the current supply chain mayhem, but local transportation leaders say they’re working against the shot clock.  Until recently, Asian markets have...

Nick of time: An emerging multimodal port in Mossville could help smooth kinks in...

The developers of the new Mossville Rail Port are benefitting from some rather fortuitous timing. Both phases of their multimodal facility will soon be operational,...

Biden administration’s COVID-19 mandates could divide trucking industry

President Joe Biden’s recent order that companies with 100 or more employees require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to regular...

A shortage of everything: A ‘perfect storm’ exposes the fragility of Louisiana’s industrial supply...

It came as a surprise to many that Louisiana’s industrial supply chain was so vulnerable. A series of unfortunate and unthinkable events in 2020...

American Commercial to pay $2 million to preserve New Orleans habitat after spill

Jeffersonville, Ind.-based American Commercial Barge Line LLC has agreed to acquire and preserve 649 acres of woodland wildlife habitat near New Orleans and pay...

NTSB says communication, reporting failures caused fatal barge crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that a fatal head-on crash between barges pushed by two towboats in Louisiana was caused by inadequate...

Coast Guard still removing vessels sunk by Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Coast Guard is still working to remove obstructions in Bayou Lafourche and the Houma Navigation Canal left by Hurricane Ida, reports Houma...

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