Louisiana ports work together to move cargo on the Mississippi River

Inland Marine News
Shearer
Kirby reports increased barge utilization

President and CEO David Grzebinski said the results “reflected improved market dynamics and increased demand across most of the company’s end markets.” Full Article

RW Fernstrum
Louisiana ports work together to move cargo on the Mississippi River

The Port of New Orleans discharged 300 steel coils in June to barges at the Coastal Cargo breakbulk and heavy-lift terminal at its Louisiana Ave. Complex. The steel coils were transferred to the barges from the SK Shipping vessel Star Challenger and made their way upriver to be off-loaded at the Port of Caddo-Bossier in Shreveport. Full Article

W&O
Galveston Wharves takes major environmental initiatives

Galveston Wharves was last month awarded certification under the Green Marine voluntary environmental program for the North American maritime industry. Full Article

Clean Waterways
Third 3,000-hp push tug joins Vane Brothers fleet

With a length of 94 feet, width of 34 feet, molded depth of 10.5 feet, and working draft of 8.5 feet, the Subchapter M-compliant Salisbury Class of push tugs is especially well-suited for working in confined, shallow-draft areas along the U.S. East Coast’s inland waterways. Full Article

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