Port of New Orleans

All terminals and gatehouses at the Port of New Orleans were operating on normal schedules Tuesday, following disruptions caused by Hurricane Isaac last week.

The Gulf ports of New Orleans, Mobile and Gulfport remained closed Thursday morning in the wake of Hurricane Isaac as port executives waited to assess port and ocean conditions before reopening.

Ports along the U.S.

Steel shipments through Gulf of Mexico ports have long been a two-way race between Houston and New Orleans. Now a third port has elbowed into the picture.

When New Orleans Cold Storage opened a riverfront cold storage plant last month, company and port officials were exultant.

Congress may consider a bill to deepen the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger post-Panamax vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal after 2014 will be able to access the river and the Por

Container throughput last year at the Port of New Orleans rose 11.6 percent to set a cargo record for the second straight year, as exports, particularly chemical and agriculture products, surged.

The Army Corps of Engineers will begin clearing a chokepoint at the mouth of the Mississippi River that has restricted cargo shipments from the Midwest since last spring.

Port of New Orleans

Imagine if the federal government used money collected for Social Security instead to plug holes in, say, the Defense budget.

Gary LaGrange
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Road and bridge projects received nearly half of the $511 million awarded through the Department of Transportation’s third round of TIGER grants, leaving port and rail-related projects with abou

FedEx Freight, the nation’s largest less-than-truckload carrier, rolled farther into the black in its mos

CMA CGM is upgrading its Gulf Bridge Express service linking the Gulf of Mexico, Mexico and the Caribbean with the addition of direct calls in New Orleans and Puerto Cabello, Venezuela.

U.S. ports received $235 million in security grants through the Department of Homeland Security’s annual program, a $15 million drop from the year before, the agency announced Wednesday.

The Port of New Orleans and the terminal operator owned by Mediterranean Shipping Co.

A 15-mile section of the Mississippi River at Natchez, Miss., has reopened to limited barge traffic, restoring traffic on the primary conduit for U.S. grain exports.

The Army Corps of Engineers stepped up efforts this weekend to clear sediment the Mississippi River’s high water is pushing into the main shipping channel linking the river with the Gulf of Mexi

The number of grain barges unloading at New Orleans in recent weeks has dropped 14 percent from average levels for this time of year, the U.S.

The Coast Guard, bracing as Mississippi River floodwaters spread south, was preparing Friday to restrict vessel traffic at the Port of New Orleans if the river rises another half-foot at the city, but

Gary LaGrange believes keeping navigation channels open at the mouth of the Mississippi River is much more than a local problem.

During September, 43 container vessels called at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal in New Orleans, setting an all-time record for the number of container ships arriving at the port in a given mon