Port of Brownsville Awards $1,000 Scholarships to High School Graduates

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, April 26, 2024 - Thirty-two graduating high school seniors have been selected to receive the Brownsville Navigation District’s (BND) 2024 Port of Brownsville Scholarship. The recipients will each receive $1,000 scholarships upon enrollment in a college, university, or technical school. The scholarship winners – selected for their academic performance, community involvement, extracurricular activities, and work…
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NOAA is increasing the frequency of nautical chart updatesElectronic navigational chart updates will now be available for download Monday through Friday

NOAA electronic navigational charts (NOAA ENC®) are vector data sets that support all types of marine navigation. Originally designed for large commercial vessels, ENCs are used in computer navigation programs and mobile applications on many types of ships, including recreational vessels. NOAA ENCs provide real time ship positioning, as well as collision and grounding avoidance.…
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United Steel Supply to open steel processing facility at Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (April 23, 2024) – United Steel Supply LLC will invest up to $10 million at Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville to open a steel processing and painting facility, creating as many as 20 jobs. Based in Austin, Texas, United Steel Supply is one of the largest steel processors and distributors in the country and a…
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BENTELER Announces $21 Million Expansion in Northwest Louisiana, to Create 49 Direct New Jobs

SHREVEPORT, La. – BENTELER Steel/Tube Manufacturing Corporation, a leading global specialist in metal processing, announced it is expanding its presence at the Port of Caddo-Bossier with the construction of a new threading facility for hot rolled seamless steel tubes. The $21 million investment will allow the company to streamline supply chains for customers in the…
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HCPHC Receives $7.32 Million Funding for Port Bienville Intermodal Expansion Project Phase 1

KILN, MISS: The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission (HCPHC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $7.32 million in Transportation Housing & Urban Development funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation as part of the FY24 appropriations bill. This significant funding is specifically designated for the Port Bienville Railroad Intermodal Expansion Project.…
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Tessa Andres, IRPT earns Maritime Port Executive

Tessa Andres, Administrative Assistant of Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT) earns her Maritime Port Executive (MPE) certification from the International Association of Maritime & Port Executives (IAMPE). Tessa graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelors in political science and pre-law. She is an aspiring maritime attorney with an emphasis on transactional law.…
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