Port of South Louisiana Stacks Success

The Port of South Louisiana, or PortSL, has experienced a remarkable upturn in its fourth quarter results, revealing a surge of nearly 10 million short tons of cargo and a 3.7 percent increase in 2023 cargo.It marked the second substantial annual increase for the second-largest U.S. tonnage port, with 248.1 million short tons following on from 239.3 million short tons in 2022. The reversal follows six-year trend of annual net ... [+]

South Louisiana Nets Green Manufacturer

The Port of South Louisiana said Life for Tyres Group Ltd. will invest US$46 million to establish its first U.S. processing facility on 10 acres of port property in the port’s Globalplex.The recycling and manufacturing plant, L4T Louisiana LLC, will convert end-of-life tires into high-quality sustainable commodities such as advanced ... [+]

Port of South Louisiana, HOST present vision for full development of Avondale Global Gateway

As the Port of South Louisiana (PortSL) and HOST move forward with the sale of Avondale Global Gateway and their joint efforts to further develop the property, PortSL and HOST are releasing their vision for future growth.“We have a transformational opportunity to attract new industries and investment to the West ... [+]

Port of South Louisiana signs MOU with Ukraine Sea Ports Authority

The Port of South Louisiana (PortSL) and Ukraine Sea Ports Authority (USPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), launching a cooperative alliance directed at technical guidance toward planning, development, construction, administration, and operation and maintenance of port infrastructure, particularly when reconstruction begins in Ukraine.This non-binding agreement was signed by ... [+]

Port of South Louisiana Sees Growth in Tonnage

BIZ New Orleans report that the Port of South Louisiana said it saw an annual increase in tonnage of nearly 10 million short tons of cargo in 2022. The port said it moved a total of 239,257,758 short tons last year compared to a total of 229,797,480 in 2021. A ... [+]

PortSL dedicates new headquarters building, launches rebrand

Port of South Louisiana held a ribbon cutting for its new Headquarters Building in Reserve, Louisiana on March 1. The brand-new, state-of-the-art facility is centrally located in PortSL’s three-parish jurisdiction at its Globalplex Intermodal Terminal along the Mississippi River.Coinciding with the event, PortSL also unveiled its rebrand, which will further ... [+]

Port of South Louisiana to buy Avondale

Port of South Louisiana (Port SL) CEO Paul Matthews has announced that it has entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with T. Parker Host to purchase Avondale Global Gateway, following the Port of South Louisiana Commission’s unanimous approval. As the Western Hemisphere’s second largest tonnage port, Port SL is ... [+]

Port of South Louisiana Dedicates Installation of new Konecranes

The Port of South Louisiana celebrated the installation of two new Konecranes. As America’s leading grain exporter and one of the Western Hemisphere’s largest tonnage ports, these investments in its infrastructure along the Mississippi River will address supply chain issues to better feed and fuel the world.The purchase of the ... [+]

Baumer Foods stays at Port of South Louisiana

Baumer Food, Inc.’s President Pepper Baumer joined Port of South Louisiana’s Executive Director/CEO Paul Matthews to renew their lease agreement at a ceremonial signing held at the Port’s Guesthouse in Reserve, Louisiana. They were joined by community leaders, business and Baumer Foods representatives, Port renewal between Baumer Foods and the ... [+]

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