After a banner year for freight and an unexpected tax revenue boost, U.S. inland waterways could see shovels in the ground on a list of long-overdue projects in the coming year, helping shippers move their commodities more efficiently.
08 Oct 2014
The Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, which is losing its largest tenant with the departure of Chiquita to New Orleans, expects to sign a new long-term lease with Dole Fresh Fruit Co.
02 Sep 2014
Dredging to restore the ship channel at the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, to its authorized 36-foot depth has begun after years of delays.
29 Aug 2014
Rising furniture imports fueled by higher home sales are generating demand for Zenith Global Logistics, a third-party logistics company specializing in home furnishings.
27 Jun 2014
Chiquita will remain a port tenant at Gulfport, Mississippi, for six more months before moving to New Orleans.
09 Jun 2014
Chiquita said it expects to move 60,000 to 78,000 TEUs a year through the Napoleon Avenue container terminal at New Orleans. The additional volume will boost New Orleans’ containerized volume by 10 to 15 percent.
15 May 2014
Chiquita Brands International will shift its Gulfport, Mississippi, calls, and an estimated 60,000 to 78,000 20-foot-equivalent units annually, to New Orleans next year.
14 Apr 2014
The Port of Gulfport, Miss., is preparing to acquire three post-Panamax cranes that will be far larger than needed for the biggest ships that can navigate the port’s 36-foot authorized channel depth.
26 Feb 2014
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.
21 May 2013
Genesis Energy will expand its rail terminal in Natchez, Miss., and construct a new unit train loading facility in Wyoming in the Powder River Basin of the Niobrara shale play.