Port NOLA awards contract for Louisiana International Terminal

The Supply Chain Journal

as part of the multiyear due diligence and permitting process for the new Louisiana International Terminal container facility. Port NOLA’s Louisiana International Terminal facility will be a $1.5 The Louisiana International Terminal’s estimated opening will be in 2027. “A

Ida causing widespread road closures in Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

Hurricane Ida’s flooding and wicked winds have led to impassable roads in many parts of southeastern Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s (DOTD) 511 website was reporting “widespread road closures” in the southeastern part of the state as of midday Monday.


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FreightWaves Classics: Port of South Louisiana is #1 grain exporting port

The Supply Chain Journal

There are three major ports in Louisiana – New Orleans, South Louisiana and Baton Rouge. While all three ports are important, this FreightWaves Classics article will focus on the Port of South Louisiana; the ports of New Orleans and Baton Rouge will be profiled in future articles. .

The Daily Dash: Truck driver issues in Texas, Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

New data released by the federal Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse shows Texas topping the list of number of registered truck drivers with a positive drug and/or alcohol test violation but Louisiana ranking highest in violation rates based on number of employers.

7 new indictments handed down in Louisiana staged accident scam

The Supply Chain Journal

Just when it looked like the Louisiana staged accident scam investigation might be winding down, the U.S. 2 defendants in Louisiana staged accident case each get 4 years in prison. 5 additional guilty pleas in Louisiana staged accident scam.

Flooding shuts down part of I-10 in Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), two of three lanes are back open on Interstate 10 eastbound at Siegen Lane in Baton Rouge. Louisiana traffic updates are available here. Updated May 18, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Busy month in Louisiana: Another guilty plea in staged accident case

The Supply Chain Journal

The count in Louisiana now is 26 out of 33. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Driver issues Legal issues News Trucking Louisiana staged accidents

Louisiana Grapples With Fuel Shortage After Ida Shut Refineries

Supply Chain Brain

As utility crews strive to restore power to New Orleans, one of hurricane-ravaged Louisiana’s most pressing needs is fuel

2 defendants in Louisiana staged accident case each get 4 years in prison

The Supply Chain Journal

A husband and wife who were involved in the Louisiana staged accident scheme have been sentenced to prison, and for a lot more time than previous sentencings. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, where all the cases have been heard. England Louisiana staged accidents

Container terminal berthing 22,000-TEU ships in Louisiana moves forward

The Supply Chain Journal

The gateway container terminal to and from the Gulf will sit on 1,000 acres (8,200 feet of river frontage) in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, accommodating ships with capacity of up to 22,000 twenty-foot equivalent units.

New Orleans Goes Dark as Hurricane Ida Slams into Louisiana

Supply Chain Brain

Tropical Storm Ida pummeled New Orleans and the Louisiana coast overnight with lashing rain and ferocious gusts, leaving much of the region without electricity and bracing for widespread floods

Louisiana ports push for federal aid following Hurricane Ida

The Supply Chain Journal

Several south Louisiana ports have partnered to request federal assistance as a result of the impact of Hurricane Ida on their infrastructure, waterways and communities. Bernard, South Louisiana and Terrebonne jointly submitted a request to President Joe Biden on Sept.

CN and KCS seek to divest 70 miles of track in Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian railway CN ( NYSE: CNI ) and Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) plan to divest of about 70 miles of Kansas City Southern (KCS) track in Louisiana as part of the effort to secure regulatory approval to merge and create an “end-to-end” network that spans from Canada to Mexico.

FreightWaves Classics: United Cajun Navy is on active duty!

The Supply Chain Journal

Ida came ashore yesterday in Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane. It is now Tropical Storm Ida, still battering parts of Louisiana and Mississippi and leaving more than one million people without electricity.

How-to on hurricane relief efforts

The Supply Chain Journal

Hurricane Ida’s outer bands began dumping heavy rain on Louisiana early today as its sustained wind gusts reached 150 mph. Should the winds increase at all prior to and when Ida makes landfall, Ida will become the strongest hurricane to ever hit Louisiana.

Fishing for airfreight in Louisiana’s bayou country

The Supply Chain Journal

Southwest Louisiana’s Chennault International Airport is a large aviation property. The former Air Force base has a 2-mile-long runway, newly refurbished parallel taxiway and 60 acres of concrete tarmac. But when it comes to commercial aircraft activity, it’s puny.

Inbound Rates Rise for Louisiana Flood Relief

DAT Solutions

It won't surprise anyone to learn that rates rose sharply on inbound lanes heading into Southern Louisiana last week. It's heartbreaking to see the news feeds and images from flood zones in and around Baton Rouge, LA. Dozens of people have lost their lives, and thousands have lost their homes, their businesses and all their possessions. It will take a long time to rebuild. For now, what is needed is disaster relief.

5 additional guilty pleas in Louisiana staged-accident scam

The Supply Chain Journal

Five more individuals have pleaded guilty in connection with their role in the Louisiana staged-accident scam, bringing the total number of guilty pleas to double digits. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Trio pleads guilty to involvement in Louisiana staged accidents.

More major flooding expected this week in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

Lake Charles, Louisiana, was hit the hardest. The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal tweeted that two dozen personnel had been deployed to the Lake Charles area with nine boats. The office added, “Please keep the residents of southwest Louisiana in your thoughts tonight.”.

Hurricane Ida nears Gulf Coast; evacuations underway

The Supply Chain Journal

Evacuations began Friday in several Louisiana parishes and Hancock County, Mississippi. Louisiana Gov. Insights News Weather and Critical Events flooding Gulf Coast hurricane Hurricane Ida Louisiana storm surgeHurricane Ida is making a beeline for the U.S.

2 more bodies recovered after Seacor Power capsizing

The Supply Chain Journal

Coast Guard announced the recovery of two more bodies from a boat that capsized Tuesday off the coast of Louisiana. A total of 19 crew members were on board the Seacor Power, a commercial lift boat, when it overturned during rough weather 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

Coast Guard calls capsizing of commercial vessel major marine casualty

The Supply Chain Journal

The boat capsized that day during rough weather 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Insights Maritime News Weather and Critical Events capsize Coast Guard lift boat Louisiana Seacor Marine Holdings

FreightWaves Classics: I-20 connects Texas to the East Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

Between Texas and South Carolina, I-20 traverses northern Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. The highway continues running eastward from Terrell, bypassing Tyler, Longview and Marshall before crossing the Louisiana border near Waskom. Louisiana.

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Potential tropical storm could hit US Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

As of Wednesday morning, landfall would be somewhere near the Texas-Louisiana border. Insights News Weather and Critical Events Gulf Coast Louisiana Ports Texas tropical stormThe next tropical storm could impact the U.S.

Port NOLA issues second RFP for $1.5B container terminal

The Supply Chain Journal

The container terminal, which will be called the Louisiana International Terminal, will be capable of handling 2 million twenty-foot equivalent units annually. “A The estimated opening for the Louisiana International Terminal is 2027.

Flood threat persists for truckers in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

Lake Charles, Louisiana, had a daily record 12.49 Lafayette and New Iberia, Louisiana, also had record rainfall Monday, as well as the Beaumont-Port Arthur areas in Texas.

Tropical storm could soon flood parts of Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

Preliminary indications from some computer models show a potential for 7 to 10 inches of weekend rain from southern Louisiana to far western Florida. This would include New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette, Louisiana; Gulfport and Biloxi, Mississippi; Mobile, Alabama; and Pensacola, Florida.

Hot Shots: Historic flooding, hefty haul and more

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features Hurricane Ida’s historic Northeast flooding, a behemoth piece of equipment heading to Ida-damaged Louisiana and more. Hurricane Ida struck the Gulf Coast last weekend , making landfall Sunday at the Louisiana Coast as a Category 4 storm.

FreightWaves Classics: I-12 was built to help avoid I-10 in the Bayou State

The Supply Chain Journal

Similar to Interstate 2 in Texas and Interstate 4 in Florida, Interstate 12 (I-12) is an interstate highway located entirely within the state of Louisiana.

Hot Shots: Truck spill, fearsome fires and more

The Supply Chain Journal

Sunday landfall is likely somewhere along the Louisiana coast , but could happen in southern Mississippi. Widespread power outages and life-threatening flooding are likely in places from New Orleans and Morgan City, Louisiana, to Biloxi, Gulfport and Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Rail Roundup: Ports and people

The Supply Chain Journal

Port of South Louisiana readies new rail yard. Dignitaries affiliated with the Port of South Louisiana celebrated the completion of a six-track rail yard in St. Union Pacific to open intermodal terminal in Southern California.

DOT seeks ‘careful and prompt consideration’ of Amtrak service to Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

The Mississippi and Louisiana delegations of the SRC want STB to expedite Amtrak’s request before the board, according to an April 23 letter to STB, but SRC’s Alabama delegation did not sign the letter. The U.S.

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Truckers to hit more potential flooding along Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

The system was centered in south-central Louisiana early Thursday morning and won’t budge very much over the next few days. Lafayette, Louisiana: 4.03 Lake Charles, Louisiana: 2.48 inches), and Baton Rouge, Louisiana (2.07

In Louisiana, Trade War Makes Biggest US Port Tremble

Material Handling and Logistics

The Port of South Louisiana is a trade juggernaut, handling the most tonnage of any U.S. Follow the mud-brown river past Louisiana’s chemical plants, oil refineries, granaries, ports, and the rail networks and highways that spring from its fingers. Louisiana’s reliance on trade makes it a unique microcosm of how the tariff battle will affect America. The Port of South Louisiana is a trade juggernaut, handling the most tonnage of any U.S.