Louisiana

Louisiana

14 Sep 2020
The Port of New Orleans was halting operations Monday ahead of Hurricane Sally, due to make landfall in southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday.
31 Aug 2020
Plaquemines’ grand ambition for a container terminal comes as other Gulf Coast ports are vying to host larger vessels and offer easier access to the US Midwest.
28 Aug 2020
Both of Houston’s container terminals were shut for two days this week as a precaution as Hurricane Laura approached the Gulf Coast.
04 Aug 2020
A new dredging project will allow vessels that use the Panama Canal’s wider locks, which can accommodate ships of 14,000 TEU capacity, to navigate the Mississippi River up to Baton Rouge.
15 Jul 2020
The Port of New Orleans will use information from sensors attached to commercial tugs and barges to better position dredgers to keep sediment levels under control.
01 Nov 2019
Port of New Orleans Commercial Director Janine Mansour on the 2019 reality of the long-awaited resin boom, expansion plans, inland logistics, volume-related equipment challenges.
16 Aug 2019
Gulf Stream Marine Vice President Tony Jaworski and Business Development Manager Brett Holliday discuss the Logistic stevedore and terminal operator's expectations for steel trade, wind energy, and consolidation.
03 Jul 2019
Sponsored: Port NOLA's Vice President/CCO Bobby Landry discusses the return of Breakbulk Conference to New Orleans, acquisition of New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, tariff impacts, and expanding cargo handling capabilities.
15 Feb 2019
Import demand growth in the region is improving prospects for already strong exports of petrochemical, agricultural, and forest products, which had previously been limited by a shortage of empty containers.
A wind farm in the United States.
30 Jan 2019
Several US ports, many in the Gulf, are expecting a surge in wind cargo during the next 24 months.
27 Dec 2018
The Port of New Orleans has signed a 50-year lease with Ports America to spend $66.5 million to improve its existing container terminal and perhaps build a new one in the future, doubling the port's capacity.