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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 workers that keep Port NOLA and NOPB competitive and collectively drive positive economic impact for our region and state,” said ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Port NOLA closes 2021 with major milestones in all four lines of business

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) ended the year in 2021 strengthening its economic benefit to the region and state with wins across all four of its lines of business: cargo, rail, industrial real estate and cruise. The calendar year closed with breakbulk and bulk volumes up 46% from ... [+]

Gov. Edwards Appoints James J. Carter

Attorney James J. Carter will be sworn in as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) during its October 21, 2021, board meeting. Appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards, Carter succeeds Tara C. Hernandez as one of four Orleans Parish representatives on ... [+]

Open for Business: Port of New Orleans

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) container vessel operations resumed Sept. 7, 2021, just nine days after Hurricane Ida made landfall in southeast Louisiana as a category 4 storm. The first two ships worked at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal were the MSC Charleston at New Orleans Terminal and ... [+]

Port of New Orleans progresses on new container facility

At their August 26, 2021 Regular Monthly Meeting, the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans unanimously approved a contract for Program Management and Program Control Services to HDR Engineering, Inc., a global engineering and consulting firm, as part of the multi-year due diligence and permitting process for ... [+]

Port of New Orleans progresses toward new container terminal

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Program Management/Program Controls Services for the development of the Louisiana International Terminal (LIT), a new container facility capable of handling 2 million TEUs annually and serving the industry’s largest vessels.“This RFP represents tangible progress toward maintaining ... [+]

St. Tammany Corp., Port of New Orleans sign MOU

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) and the St. Tammany Corp. have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to grow trade, as well as to support existing and new business relationships for the benefit of the region and state of Louisiana. Through cooperative efforts, the ... [+]

Lineage Logistics to Expand at Port of New Orleans

Gov. John Bel Edwards, Port of New Orleans President and CEO Brandy D. Christian, and Lineage Logistics President and CEO Greg Lehmkuhl recently announced that the company will build a $42 million expansion of its Jourdan Road cold-storage facility in New Orleans East, where Lineage plans to create 50 new ... [+]

Todd Rives Joins Port of New Orleans

Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) recently welcomed Todd Rives to the executive team as Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. Rives’ maritime strategic business development and leadership experience, which includes 15 years with ocean carrier CMA CGM, will help Port NOLA fully realize current and future growth opportunities. Most recently, ... [+]

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