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 the Hapag Lloyd CSL Manhattan at Ports America. Seacor’s container on barge service will be worked tonight by Ports America.“The ... [+]

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, ... [+]

New Weekly Direct-Asia Service from Port NOLA

THE Alliance has announced a new direct-Asia container service that will call the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA), the East Coast Loop 6 (EC6) service via the Panama Canal. Members of THE Alliance Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Yang Ming Line stated they are ... [+]

Louisiana Announces Smart Port Initiative

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a Louisiana smart port initiative that will streamline operations and improve safety through real-time data shared by port administrators, tenants, shippers, and warehouse, cargo and ground transportation providers. Louisiana Economic Development is coordinating the smart port initiative with The Water Institute of the Gulf and ... [+]

Port NOLA Launches Digital Learning Toolbox for Educators and Students

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) launched its digital Learning Toolbox today aimed at educating Louisiana students about the role that the local maritime industry and the Port play in everyday lives. Students, parents and educators are invited to explore the Port’s four lines of business, immerse ... [+]

Port NOLA Sets New Container Record in 2019

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) moved more containers in 2019 than at any time in its history, totaling 645,943 TEUs, up 10% compared to one year ago. The record marks the sixth consecutive year the Port surpassed the half million TEU-mark at its Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal, which ... [+]

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