FHWA Funds NOLA Air Quality Measures

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration is funding US$7.1 million for port improvements in Louisiana under a new Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, or BIW, program created to improve air quality for truck drivers, port workers and families that live in communities surrounding ports.The Port of New Orleans will use the funding towards the purchase of new all-electric heavy and light duty trucks to replace diesel vehicles in use, upgrade ... [+]

Port NOLA, Kearney Companies Extend Lease

The Port of New Orleans said it has reached a new 10-year lease arrangement with The Kearney Companies Inc., marking a milestone in the longstanding relationship between port, The Kearney Companies, and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad.The new consolidated lease agreement extends The Kearney Companies’ lease beyond the last ... [+]

NOLA Taps WSP to Deliver St. Bernard Corridor

The Port of New Orleans Board of Commissioners voted Jan. 18 to expedite the St. Bernard Transportation Corridor, a roadway for St. Bernard Parish that will connect the new US$1.8 billion Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) to the interstate system.The board authorized Port NOLA President and CEO Brandy Christian to enter ... [+]

Port NOLA Nets $226 Million for LIT Project

The Port of New Orleans said it has been awarded a federal grant for an additional US$226.2 million towards the building of the Louisiana International Terminal, or LIT.The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the funding through the competitive grant program for Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (NFRA) discretionary grant program, part ... [+]

$1.8B port expansion project announced for Port of New Orleans

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a historic public-private partnership between the state of Louisiana, the Port of New Orleans and two global maritime industry leaders to build a $1.8 billion state-of-the-art container facility on the Lower Mississippi River. The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) in St. Bernard Parish will be ... [+]

NOLA unveils design updates to the Louisiana International Terminal

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) announced progress on the Louisiana International Terminal in St. Bernard Parish, including investments in sustainability, updates on transportation infrastructure, and a new terminal design that directly addresses early community input on traffic, neighborhood buffers, drainage and more.The $1.5 billion container facility on the ... [+]

Port of New Orleans Board Elects Jack C. Jensen, Jr. as Chairman

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) elected Jack C. Jensen, Jr. to serve as Board Chairman, succeeding Charles H. Ponstein, whose term as Chairman ended this month. Also elected were Joseph F. Toomy, who will serve as Vice Chairman, and Walter J. Leger, Jr., ... [+]

Port of New Orleans to Host Procurement Fair

In an ongoing effort to engage local and small businesses in the New Orleans Gateway, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) is hosting a Procurement Fair on June 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Port of New Orleans Administration Building, 1350 Port of New Orleans Place, New ... [+]

Port of New Orleans Celebrates Sixth Annual Maritime Month

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) recognizes its sixth annual Maritime Month May 1-31 and National Maritime Day on May 22 to pay tribute to the region’s rich maritime history and to honor the hardworking men and women of the local maritime workforce.“Maritime Month honors the maritime and logistics ... [+]

Port NOLA Expands Initiative

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has been awarded a fifth round of grant funding to continue its award-winning air quality initiative, the Clean Truck Replacement Incentive Program (Clean TRIP). With this latest round, the Clean TRIP funding is able to expand eligibility to include drayage trucks serving port ... [+]

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