State of the Port 2018
“This is our time in the Gulf and particularly for Greater New Orleans, but it is also ours to lose,” said President and CEO Brandy D. Christian. “To achieve our goals, we have to think big, on and off Port property, and throughout our jurisdiction. Jefferson, Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes can all benefit from our successes.”
Port NOLA President & CEO Announces Wins Across all Four Business Lines at 2018 State of the Port
Brandy D. Christian, Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) President and CEO, and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation (Rail NOLA) CEO, highlighted the successes and challenges of the agency’s diverse business profile in 2018 at the annual State of the Port address today. Christian also outlined key short- and long-term strategies to capitalize on current momentum and galvanize the gateway for future success.
Port NOLA Receives Excellence Award for Master Plan
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) received the Plan Excellence Award from the American Planning Association (APA) Louisiana Chapter Oct. 4, 2018, for Port NOLA’s Strategic Master Plan, Port NOLA Forward, a bold vision to deliver significant, sustained economic benefit throughout the Port’s three-parish jurisdiction – Jefferson, Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes.
Port NOLA Handles Largest Container Ship to Date
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) welcomed its largest container ship ever when the CMA CGM operated Pusan C, a 9,500 twenty-foot-equivalent unit (TEU) vessel, called on Oct. 8 at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal operated by Ports America.