Gulf Coast

Port Supply Hub Reflects Virus Crash

The Alabama State Port Authority has been logjammed since the virus crisis wrecked international supply chains. Containers stack up untaken. 24 percent growth set to cliff dive.

Port Authority Names New CEO

A nationwide search to replace Alabama State Port Authority CEO Jimmy Lyons concluded April 6 with the announcement that John C. Driscoll, maritime director...

Airbus Pauses Production in Mobile, Other Sites Worldwide

COVID-19 is temporarily halting production at Airbus in Mobile, one of the state’s largest and best known international industrial sites. “These actions are being taken...

Port of Mobile Completes Container Terminal Expansion

The Port of Mobile completed the third phase of its container terminal expansion March 20, adding 400 feet to the container dock, and just...

Superlative Burbs: Spring Hill Village

Gracious homes, a neighborhood icon, a leafy college campus and beautiful churches abound in Mobile’s Spring Hill.

Port Gains Major Poultry Export Capacity

MTC Logistics’ $61 million frozen food facility at the state port quadruples capacity for poultry exports and highlights Mobile’s assets as a distribution hub.

New $30 Million Gulf Coast Zoo Opens

What promises to become one of the state's most visited tourist attractions opened March 11 after 15 years and $30 million in the making...

Keel for Future USS Canberra Laid

Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne was in Mobile Tuesday to take part in the keel laying ceremony of the future USS Canberra...

Politics, Shipbuilding and $9 Billion Plus

2020 is a big election year in the U.S. and for Mobile-based Austal USA, which hopes to win a $9 billion-plus contract to build...

A Year of Business in the Gateway to the Coast

Top business developments in Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia and Monroe counties.

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