Written by Frank McCormack // July 27, 2018 Ask any educator and he or she will affirm that the summer slide, defined as the loss of knowledge that takes place over the summer break, is real. That loss of academic…
Written by Frank McCormack // November 16, 2018 Women in Maritime Operations (WIMOs), a women-only organization focused on connecting women working in the maritime industry, fostering community and offering networking and professional development opportunities, held a social lunch-and-learn event November…
WRITTEN BY FRANK MCCORMACK // JULY 13, 2018 Anyone passing St. Bernard Port Harbor & Terminal District’s Arabi Terminal last week might have seen a rarity for the area: a bright pink covered hopper barge alongside a cargo ship. Ceres Barge…
Every year, MVTTC awards two annual $2,500.00 scholarships to a student currently enrolled in a full accredited College or University. If you have a son or daughter in college or grandchild and would like to obtain a scholarship for this fall and spring semester, now is the time to apply. The deadline is June 15, 2017.
Associated Terminals has been providing foster children with gifts for years. The “Digging for Kids” program came together to provide funding for bicycles for the kids. Associated Terminals is a stevedore company and the name for the program evolved from the employees having to “dig” to move cargo. 300 bicycles will be given to children this year in the company’s service area.
Students from St James Parish high schools visited Associated Terminals as part of the Next 25 Program. This program educates students on the importance of the local work force and prepares them for life after graduation.
At Associated Terminals and Turn Services, we are a family. We have team members at Associated Terminals and Turn Services who reside in the areas that have experienced flooding and are in the process of repairing and rebuilding their homes. Our team members need our support to get their lives back to normal!
To build a great team of employees, companies in the maritime industry often strive to attract the best and brightest already working on the nation’s waterways. At the same time, though, many companies are committed to introducing youth to the river, recruiting those fresh faces to jobs in the industry and helping them become the future of the maritime industry.
Chalmette, LA— Nunez Community College’s History Lecture Series presented a lecture entitled: The St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District on Monday, May 4. The lecture highlighted the history and current operations of the Port. The lecture was given by Executive Director of the St. Bernard Port, Dr. Robert J. Scafidel and Director of Associated Terminals, Mr. David Fennelly.
Carol Ballard, Associated Terminals’ first employee, was one of the most dedicated employees throughout her career. In addition to her dedication, Carol always displayed a sense of giving. After Carol passed away in 2009, Associated Efforts created a scholarship program in her memory to carry on her sense of giving for the children of employees of Associated Terminals.
A national reading initiative, sponsored by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, launched Tuesday to help provide elementary school children across the country with tools to develop early reading skills
There’s something about Associated Terminals christening the two largest floating cranes in its fleet.
When it comes to project cargo and heavy lifts, the team at Associated Terminals has the experience for the job.
Located at the foot of the Mississippi River Bridge in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Associated Terminals in Baton Rouge is firing on all cylinders.
Sinex is a complete web-based solution that helps companies manage and maintain assets throughout their lifecycle. Associated Terminals is implementing Sinex companywide.
Associated Terminals is widely known throughout the maritime community as the leading midstream cargo handling company on the Lower Mississippi River, with our modern fleet of eight high speed floating cranes and the twelve midstream berths at which we operate.
The surge of export coal through the U.S. Gulf continues and as a result, transloading companies like Associated Terminals have seen a significant increase in this business over the past eighteen months.
Ron Harper’s long career with Associated Terminals has come to a close with his recent retirement. He will be missed, as he has been a team member since AT began operating at the Port of St. Bernard.
Having joined the Associated Terminals team more than six months ago, I have been impressed with the Company’s commitment to lead the industry from a safety and risk management perspective.
The 5th Annual Leadership Forum for Associated Terminals was a big hit! More than one hundred managers and supervisors from all locations gathered for the open forum style meeting held at the Hilton Hotel in Kenner, LA.
As the holiday season approaches and the end of the year arrives, we, as individuals, like to reflect on our accomplishments of the previous year, see what we could have done differently, set goals and make New Year’s resolutions for the next year.
On Wednesday September 14th, Associated Terminals welcomed students from T.H. Harris Middle School, Cedarcrest-Southmoor Elementary, Ascension of Our Lord Elementary and Lionel Collins Montessori Elementary Schools to the Riverworks Discovery Program held at the Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans.
As we look to the second half of what has been an extremely busy year, it appears that there is no letup in sight. Our volumes continue to be strong and we are on pace to exceed our previous record tonnage levels.
Except for periods of major flooding, like the first half of 2011, most Americans don’t think much about the Mississippi River and its affect on their lives, but this major river system has and continues to influence the industrial and agricultural development of this country.