Port NOLA Recognizes Employees For Zero Safety Incidents in Six Months


The Port of New Orleans recently reached a notable safety milestone marking zero incidents reported for a six-month period — the Port’s lowest ever safety incident rate among its 250-plus employees.

Global Maritime Ministries Names Harbor Police Chief Humanitarian of the Year


Harbor Police Chief Robert S. Hecker will be honored during Global Maritime Ministries Global Fest virtual auction as the award recipient of the Rev. John P. Vandercook Service Award, which celebrates the Maritime Humanitarian of the Year.

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening to 50 Feet Begins


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the historic deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet tonight (September 11, 2020), as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge CAPTAIN FRANK (photo attached) started dredging 5 miles above the Head of Passes.