Louisiana International Terminal Open Houses
Thank you to those of you who were able to attend our LIT Open Houses! Although nearly 200 St. Bernard residents joined us, we understand that not everyone could attend the in-person. That’s why we’ve created an online version of the events with the same information! Click below to learn more.
The Louisiana International Terminal
Port NOLA is exploring the development of a second international container terminal in St. Bernard Parish to meet growing demand and create local jobs and opportunity. We are at the beginning stages of public permitting process process that will engage local stakeholders and partners.
Gov. Edwards, Port of New Orleans and Global Corporations Explore Louisiana Investment Opportunities as Economic and Resilience Mission Continues
On Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards said that meetings with international business leaders in Europe this week have reaffirmed that Louisiana’s unique combination of sustainable energy solutions and global supply chain logistics advantages are positioning the state for long-term economic growth. The governor made his comments prior to embarking for Normandy to pay tribute to U.S. military veterans at historical World War II sites, following a series of Wednesday meetings with state and international business executives and economic development leaders as part of a weeklong economic mission to the Netherlands and France.
Port of New Orleans Harbor Police Names Cedric Turner as Captain
The Harbor Police Department (HPD) of the Port of New Orleans has named Cedric Turner to serve as Captain of the specialized law enforcement agency. Turner has served in law enforcement for 26 years and 20 of those working up the ranks in HPD. As Captain, Turner will be responsible for running the day-to-day operations of HPD’s Patrol Division, which is critical in HPD’s mission in ensuring the safety and security throughout port property and waterways within the Port’s three-parish jurisdiction of Jefferson, Orleans and St. Bernard Parish.
Port NOLA Harbor Police Chief Delivers on Priorities During First 100 Days
Harbor Police Department (HPD) Chief Melanie Montroll completed her first 100 days at the helm of the specialized law enforcement agency, delivering on her top priorities to attract and retain the best recruits, with a focus on diversity, community, training and homeland security.
Montroll’s early accomplishments are headlined by the introduction of body-worn cameras (BWC) for all HPD officers. In effect as of today, July 18, Harbor Police officers are now trained and equipped with BWC recording devices, which will support HPD’s continued commitment to transparency, while strengthening performance and accountability.