DOTD Announces $3 Million in Grant Funding to Improve Louisiana Rail Infrastructure

  New Orleans- Today, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced the first projects selected to receive a total of $3 million in grant funding under the Class II and III Rail Infrastructure Improvement Program. The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) received $1.5 million to construct the NOPB Transloading Industrial Park in New…
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Governor Edwards Announces $1.8 Billion Louisiana Port Expansion Project

NEW ORLEANS, La. – December, 12, 2022 – Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a historic public-private partnership between the state of Louisiana, the Port of New Orleans and two global maritime industry leaders to build a $1.8 billion state-of-the-art container facility on the Lower Mississippi River. The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) in St. Bernard…
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Middle River Marine, LLC. Acquires Kindra Lake Towing

November 21, 2022 Mokena, IL – Today, Middle River Marine, LLC. is pleased to announce the acquisition of assets of Kindra Lake Towing LP, of Chicago. The agreement will expand MRM’s bulk material logistic operations with the addition of five vessels, marine equipment, and a harbor slip in South Chicago. This agreement creates an organization…
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Highbar LLC to Build First Rebar Mill in Northeast Arkansas

A newly formed company focused on sustainable scrap metal recycling and steel production, Highbar LLC, has announced its plans to build the first of its two rebar steel mini mills in northeast Arkansas. The mills are designed to be world leaders in terms of energy and water efficiency, labor productivity and carbon emission reductions. “My…
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AGRIServices of Brunswick to Receive an $8.8 Million Grant

The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission will be receiving a $8,768,000 grant from the United States Maritime Administration (MARAD) to further the development of container-in-barge shipping services at AGRIServices of Brunswick The grant will upgrade the existing port terminal with a new container dock and related mooring structures, add a new rail spur with loading…
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Port Muskogee Awarded $34.9 Million In Infrastructure Grants

Port Muskogee Awarded $34.9 Million In Infrastructure Grants Sole Oklahoma PIDP Grant Recipient Selected by U.S. Dot   Muskogee, OK – The Muskogee City-County Port Authority has been awarded a Port Infrastructure Development Program Grant (PIDP) from the U.S. Department of Transportation for $23.9 million to address infrastructure needs at Port Muskogee in Muskogee County.…
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