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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 is operated by New Orleans Terminal and Ports America. “Port NOLA has now seen double-digit growth in total container volumes ... [+]

Port NOLA President/CEO Highlights Record Volumes; Bold Vision for Future in 2019 State of Port Address

Brandy D. Christian, Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) President and CEO, and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation (NOPB) CEO, highlighted the successes of the agencies’ diverse business profile in 2019, and focused on the opportunities ahead at the annual State of the Port address hosted by the International ... [+]

Gov. Edwards Appoints Joseph Toomy to Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reappointed Joseph F. Toomy to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Toomy was recently sworn in during the August board meeting and will serve a five-year term succeeding Laney J. Chouest as one of two Jefferson Parish representatives on the seven-member ... [+]

Port of New Orleans Earns 10 AAPA Communications Awards

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the unified and recognized voice of seaports in the Americas, acknowledged the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) with 10 communications awards as part of the trade association’s 53nd annual Communications Awards Program which honors member seaports for exemplary communications projects and programs. In ... [+]

Port of New Orleans Introduces Plug-In Hybrid Pickup Trucks

With existing electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in place and working toward energy efficiency investments defined in their new Strategic Master Plan, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) expanded their EV fleet with the help of the Clean Fuel Transition Fund for Public Fleets, managed by the Regional Planning ... [+]

Port of New Orleans Celebrates National Maritime Month

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) celebrates its third 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 recognize the hardworking men and women who serve in the industry. The theme of Port NOLA’s 2019 Maritime ... [+]

Port of New Orleans receives National Planning Award

The Port of New Orleans’ (Port NOLA) Strategic Master Plan, Port NOLA Forward, will earn the Port a Silver 2019 National Planning Achievement Award for Economic Development Planning from the American Planning Association (APA) for identifying and seizing upon economic growth opportunities. “Being recognized by a distinguished planning body like the ... [+]

Port of New Orleans Moves Forward with New 100-Foot Gantry Cranes

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) voted on March 28 to approve the purchase of two new 100-foot gauge container gantry cranes to be used at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal. “These new cranes are vital to our success and growth here at Port NOLA,” ... [+]

Port NOLA Sets Container Record in 2018

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) moved more containers in 2018 than at any time in its history, totaling 591,253 TEUs, up 12.3% compared to one year ago. The record marks the fifth year in a row Port NOLA has surpassed the half million TEU-mark at its Napoleon Avenue ... [+]

Port NOLA Sets Container Record in 2018

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) moved more containers in 2018 than at any time in its history, totaling 591,253 TEUs, up 12.3% compared to one year ago. The record marks the fifth year in a row Port NOLA has surpassed the half million TEU-mark at its Napoleon Avenue ... [+]

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