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  • 7 March 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    U.S ports likely to be negatively impacted by the trade tariffs being proposed by the Trump Administration.

  • 28 January 2019

    The Port of New Orleans (NOLA) set a new container volume record in 2018.

  • 4 April 2011

    In an annual rite, the House Budget Committee invites members of Congress to testify about their spending priorities for their own… (nola) [mappress] Source: nola, April 4, 2011;    

  • 23 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Days after a British wind turbine company announced plans to begin manufacturing turbine blades and components in part of the Michoud… By Richard Thompson(nola) [mappress] Source: nola, August 23, 2010;

  • 21 February 2010

    Officials with the Army Corps of Engineers will discuss a variety of restoration and hurricane risk-reduction projects that are either being planned or are under construction along Louisiana’s coastline. [mappress] Source:nola,February 21,2010;

  • 4 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps of Engineers may play a role in building a planned megaport near the mouth of the Mississippi River, potentially using mud dredged from the channel as construction material for the massive shipping platform… Source: NOLA, November 3, 2009;

  • 22 April 2010

    The Port of South Louisiana has reached a settlement with a company that challenged the port’s taking of property for a new pier for its Globalplex facility in Reserve. The company, Reserve Mooring, argued that the port destroyed its business when the port expropriated land leased by Associated Terminals… [mappress] Source:nola,April 22,2010;

  • 2 February 2010

    President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2011 budget includes the first $35.6 million for the Army Corps of Engineers to construct larger coastal Louisiana restoration projects, but falls far short of the money allocated to similar major environmental restoration projects elsewhere in the country. Source: NOLA, February 1, 2010

  • 2 April 2012

    The 408-foot hopper dredger, the Wheeler, will be displayed during Navy Week NOLA. It will be one of eleven vessels that are scheduled to visit this month, according to The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will present its dredger at the events which begin on April 17. These seven days of free events will […]

  • 5 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The much-delayed Inner Harbor Navigation Canal lock replacement project, which received no financing in the 2010 federal budget, would also be denied money in 2011 if President Barack Obama’s proposal is adopted by Congress. [mappress] Source: NOLA, February 4, 2010;

  • 14 August 2012

    Construction of a $5.8 million and a 1,700-foot-long underwater dam at Alliance in Plaquemines Parish, using sediment dredged from the Mississippi River just upstream, is about to begin, NOLA reports. According to, the Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for the dredging work on this project to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    For the next three years, researchers at the University of New Orleans will be working to develop an eel-like device that can slither through shallow water, gathering information where humans might be at risk of being spotted. The work at the Office of Naval Research is being underwritten by a $937,000 grant from the Navy. […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Investigation of the BP Macondo wellhead and Deepwater Horizon drillship has been approved by the Coast Guard, to determine whether they are the source of the sheen at the site in Gulf of Mexico. BP and Transocean submitted the plan for investigation after the sheen was reported to the Coast Guard’s National Response Center. As […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Plaquemines Parish plans to build a $1.5 million, 40-acre circular barrier island to protect and help rebuild Cat Island, according to P.J. Hahn, Parish Coastal Director, said Tuesday that the Dredging Supply Company of Reserve is expected to help with sediment dredging. Hahn said the state gave Plaquemines Parish $1.2 million for the barrier […]

  • 9 July 2018

    Partners of Byron Energy in the Bivouac Peak Prospect Area have chosen to participate in the drilling of an initial test well.

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to expand the Port of New Orleans container terminal are well underway. The Port NOLA is a deep-draft multipurpose facility at the center of the world’s busiest port system — Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. The new Mississippi River Intermodal Terminal is taking shape within the terminal, which will result in a modern and efficient intermodal container transfer […]

  • 11 October 2018

    Oil and gas company Byron Energy has deemed the Bivouac Peak East Prospect test well off the U.S. as non-commercial.

  • 1 July 2012

    According to, Steve Miller traveled to New Orleans this week on the chance that someone from a Louisiana coastal community might stop by his booth at the State of the Coast conference to ask him about how Ellicott Dredges might help them rebuild coastal wetlands. “I read about the show and saw it as […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chiquita Brands represents Port of New Orleans’ biggest container shipping win with a project that will increase container volume by roughly 15 percent and create 270 to 350 new jobs in New Orleans. Chiquita Brands International Inc. is relocating its operations from the Port of Gulfport in Mississippi to the Port of New Orleans. Chiquita […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    French container shipping major CMA CGM S.A. has crossed the compulsory acquisition ownership threshold in Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL) and now owns 91.28% of NOL’s share capital. Following its all-cash voluntary conditional general offer for NOL, which was launched on June 6, CMA CGM now owns over 2.37 million shares in the company. The company […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    French container shipping major CMA CGM S.A. today launched an all-cash voluntary conditional general offer for all outstanding shares of Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL), NOL said in an update. As disclosed, CMA CGM currently owns 10.5% of all NOL shares, and intends to delist and privatise NOL through the offer. In acceptance of the offer, NOL’s […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    French container shipping company CMA CGM S.A. has crossed the 90 percent ownership threshold in Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL) following its all-cash voluntary conditional general offer for NOL which was launched on June 6. The French giant now owns 2,361,044,044 shares representing 90.68 percent of NOL’s share capital. The company satisfied on 9 June the […]