December 18, 2023

Drought, excessive heat cause $1.69B in damage to Louisiana agriculture, forestry

“Unlike past natural disasters, which impacted only portions of the state for short periods of time, drought conditions coupled with record-high temperatures persisted statewide throughout most of the 2023 production season,” said LSU AgCenter economists.
December 18, 2023

Bollinger Shipyards delivers first Bollinger-built APL Berthing and Messing Barge to US Navy

Last week, Bollinger delivered the first Bollinger-built Auxiliary Personnel Lighter–Small (APL(S)) Class berthing and messing barge (APL 71) to the U.S. Navy. APL 71 is the 5th vessel of its class to be delivered to the Navy and the 3rd to be homeported in Norfolk, VA.