Containerized cargo at Gulf ports is benefiting from a north-to-south shift in U.S. population growth, growth in the region’s automotive and chemical industries and investment in container-handling facilities.
26 Feb 2014
Exports dominate the Port of New Orleans’ containerized cargo, and have been driving growth.
21 Feb 2014
Gulf ports are looking to intermodal rail in an effort to extend their reach farther inland for containerized cargo.
06 Feb 2014
International Shipholding Corp. plans to relocate its corporate headquarters next year from Mobile, Ala., to New Orleans, where the company was based from its founding in 1947 until 2006.
29 Jan 2014
The Port of Mobile, Ala., will remain closed today, but several other marine terminals planned to resume normal service after closing yesterday because of an ice storm that hit southern states from Virginia to Texas.
04 Oct 2013
Cargo operations at Port of New Orleans terminals continued uninterrupted Friday, despite the closure of Southwest Pass at the mouth of the Mississippi River in anticipation of effects from Tropical Storm Karen.
03 Oct 2013
Port of New Orleans terminals will continue scheduled operations Friday, despite the impending closure of the Mississippi River at Southwest Pass because of potential effects from Tropical Storm Karen.
16 Sep 2013
Naval architect Jerome L. Goldman, whose inventions included the barge-carrying LASH ship, died Sept. 5 at his home in New Orleans. He was 89.
03 Sep 2013
Zim Integrated Shipping has introduced a new weekly service, the Caribbean Gulf Express, to the Port of New Orleans’ Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal.
11 Apr 2013
Officials with America’s Central Port in Illinois and the Port of New Orleans have formalized a marketing agreement to identify and facilitate commercial opportunities between the two ports.