The mv. Leland Speakes, a twin-screw towboat with a retractable pilothouse built by Jeffboat in 1967, caught fire February 21 on the Lower Mississippi River near Greenville, Miss., the Coast… Read More

The board of commissioners of the Port of New Orleans took an initial step at its January 19 meeting toward studying the feasibility of building a second container terminal within… Read More

Mv. George King Catches Fire

January 29, 2018

The mv. George King, a towboat in Marquette Transportation Company’s fleet, caught fire January 24 at Mile 390 on the Lower Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Miss. U.S. Coast Guard Sector… Read More

A hydrologist at Louisiana State University (LSU) presented research at the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting in New Orleans, La.,  earlier this month on how sedimentation near the Old River… Read More

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