The long struggle by thousands of Avondale shipyard workers here to save their jobs appears to have been successful.
The revolt consisted of somewhere between 300-500 people.
As they operate the cranes and forklifts at this famous port, workers here say they are 100 percent behind the fight for union rights being waged across the country.
NEW ORLEANS - As a reporter in this city, you can't help but hear the stories about Hurricane Katrina - even six years after the disaster.
"We're a pretty good team," says Sarah Mandel, one of a group of young interns working here to stop the Avondale shipyard from closing.
On that dismal day in West Virginia history, when the Upper Big Branch mine exploded, a son of one of the miners, Eddie, went from person to person asking: "Is there any word?"