New Louisiana port expected to boost phosphate volumes through southern US

By Wayne Yamada
Published: Thursday, 03 September 2015

A dry bulk terminal off the coast of Plaquemines Parish is likely to add phosphate handling capacity to what is already a major logistics facility, as well as potentially serving the neighbouring US state of Texas with oilfield minerals.

The initial dry bulk phase of a large new US deepwater port project is to go ahead and is likely to increase phosphate and other mineral trade through the southern state of Louisiana.

The Louisiana International Deepwater Gulf Transfer Terminal Authority launched the project this week and is expected to apply...

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