Ports

After just two years, Smart Port initiative now at 70 vessels

Just two years after the launch of the Lower Mississippi River Smart Port & Resilience Center by The Water Institute of the Gulf, some...

Mississippi River drought now a stabilized crisis

A record-breaking drought throughout the Mississippi River basin is finally beginning to ease, reports The Gazette. Low water levels impacted barge traffic and grain exports...

Corps begins constructing underwater sill to halt saltwater intrusion in Mississippi River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District began construction of an underwater sill on Oct. 11 across the bed of the Mississippi...

Low Mississippi River water levels impacting barge traffic

Parts of the Mississippi River are so low from weeks of drought that barge traffic is being limited at the worst possible timeā€”as crop...

Port NOLA elects Jensen as chairman

The board of commissioners of the Port of New Orleans elected Jack C. Jensen Jr. to serve as board chairman last week, succeeding Charles...

Delfin deal advances Louisiana’s proposed floating LNG port

A floating liquefied natural gas port proposed for offshore Louisiana is gaining new momentum as global demand for gas keeps soaring, pushed higher by...

Strategic Biofuels project attracts $1 million grant for Port of Columbia

Strategic Biofuels announced last week that the Port of Columbia, home to the Louisiana Green Fuels project, has been awarded a $1 million grant...

New cranes increase handling capacity at Port of South Louisiana

The Port of South Louisiana has increased its capacity for handling bulk materials with two new Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 Portal Harbor Cranes. The...

Plaquemines port eyes intermodal service into Dallas area

Developers and port officials in Dallas County, Texas, are in discussions with the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District/Louisiana Gateway Project, reports Railway Age. Plaquemines...

Container vessel fabricator ends contract with Plaquemines port

After almost six years working exclusively with the Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District to develop a new intermodal container terminal on the Lower...

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