Cruises Return to the Port of New Orleans with 285 Ship Calls Estimated for 2022


The arrival of the Norwegian Breakaway on Nov. 21, 2021 at the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) signaled the start of a big comeback for cruise ship operations. The Breakaway joins the Carnival Glory and Valor who successfully restarted ocean-going cruises in September and early November.

Port NOLA Ready and Able to Offer Supply Chain Alternative


As we see supply chain disruption throughout the West and East Coast, the Port of New Orleans has not experienced backlogs and the congestion that other major ports have experienced this year. In fact, Port NOLA has available capacity and is positioning and marketing the region to shippers that New Orleans is a true alternate gateway.

Four New Cranes to be Delivered to Port NOLA By End of Year


The Port of New Orleans is nearing completion of the expansion project at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal with new gantry cranes on their way to New Orleans from Shanghai. The four new 100-foot-gauge container gantry cranes are set to arrive at Port NOLA in December 2021.