The Coast Guard captain-of-the-port, New Orleans, Capt. Will Watson, has lifted daylight transit only restrictions for deep-draft vessels operating south of Mile 203 on the Lower Mississippi River. The change was announced
The Coast Guard captain-of-the-port, New Orleans, Capt. Will Watson, has opened the Lower Mississippi River to all vessel traffic in New Orleans and key ports throughout Southeast Louisiana, following Hurricane Ida. After
While the good news coming out of New Orleans this morning was that electricity has been restored to limited areas of the city, overflight photos and media reports from the areas hit
Though Hurricane Ida has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, the National Hurricane Center issued an advisory at 1.00 p.m. CDT today that made it clear that, as Ida moves north-northeastward
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Houston, Texas, has been awarded a $24,292,116 firm-fixed-price contract for furnishing one fully crewed and equipped self-propelled trailing suction type hopper dredge on a rental basis.
At a ceremony held today at the Port of New Orleans, Rear Adm. John P. Nadeau transferred command of the Coast Guard Eighth District to Rear Adm. Richard V. Timme. As the
New Orleans based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy Technology Associates Inc. (TAI) has been acquired by S&B Infrastructure Ltd. TAI will TAI will continue its operations as TAI Engineers LLC. S&B
Rounding out the lineup of expert speakers at Marine Log’s free virtual FERRIES 2020 conference on November 9-10 is Jose Ruiz, chief maritime officer for the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA).
Manson Construction, Seattle, Wash., has been awarded a $26,493,750 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work will be performed in Plaquemines, La., with an
Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc., Panama City, Fla., recently delivered the M/V A. Thomas Higgins, the second of two 80-foot 5,100 HP Z-drive tugs, to Bisso Offshore LLC, a division of E.N. Bisso