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Shipping Industry (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-10-14

Duration: 00:05:46

Subjects: Transportation | Shipping | Port of New Orleans | Port of New Iberia (La.)


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Reed, Ned Interviewee
  • Joffray, Henry Interviewee
  • Warren, Moese Interviewee
  • Watson, Franklin Interviewee
  • Layman, Charles Interviewee
  • Green, George Interviewee
  • Ste. Marie, Brad Interviewee
  • Oubre, John Interviewee


This segment from the October 14, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson’s report on the decline in the shipping industry in Louisiana due to the economic recession. Johnson interviews: Ned Reed and Captain Henry Joffray of the Port of New Orleans; longshoremen Moese Warren, Franklin Watson, Charles Layman, and George Green; Brad Ste. Marie of McDermott Shipyards; and John Oubre of the Port of Iberia.