IRPT’s We Work the Waterways Introduces Students to Maritime Careers

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – The maritime industry is one of Louisiana’s top economic drivers and is only continuing to grow. That’s why industry professionals are introducing students to all the opportunities a career on the water can have. Captain Kenny Brown says he loves showing off the industry to the next generation. “It’s right…
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Innovative Dredge Allows Port Of Morgan City To Thrive

What does refitting an offshore supply vessel (OSV) for space tourism, operating a sprawling scrapyard, loading components onto a barge bound for Venture Global’s forthcoming LNG export facility in Plaquemines Parish and building berthing barges and submarine drydocks for the U.S. Navy all have in common? All are projects underway along the Morgan City, La.,…
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Port NOLA Announces $226 Million Landmark Grant Award for the Louisiana International Terminal Project

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) today announced that it has been awarded an additional $226,220,195 in federal grant dollars to assist in building the Louisiana International Terminal (LIT), which will create thousands of jobs, drive the economy and position Louisiana as the premier international Gulf gateway. The U.S. Department of Transportation notified Congress…
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Green Energy Revolution is Underway at the Port with Prospective E-Methanol Plant from European Energy’s Project Nightshade, LLC

The Victoria County Navigation District is in discussions with EE North America, the North American arm of European Energy, to bring an e-methanol project to the Port. Project Nightshade, LLC, a subsidiary of European Energy, is entering into a 2-year lease option to conduct site evaluations on a premium 30.8-acre site at the Port’s North…
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The Port of West Virginia to Receive a Clean Energy Rail System

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 24, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Empire Diversified Energy, Inc. (OTC Markets Pink, Ticker Symbol: MPIR) Empire Diversified Energy proudly announces the establishment of Empire River Rail at The Port of West Virginia. This strategic initiative marks a significant milestone for furthering the development of The Port of West Virginia as a full-service…
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Port of Corpus Christi Customers Moved Record Tonnage Through Waterway in 2023, Surpassing 200M Tons For First Time

Corpus Christi, TX, USA – Port of Corpus Christi customers set a new high mark in annual tonnage during 2023, moving more than 200 million tons of goods through the Corpus Christi Ship Channel for the first time in its history. The 203 million tons moved in 2023 was an 8.1 percent increase from the prior…
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