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The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans and the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corp. approved separate resolutions authorizing nonbinding Cooperative Endeavor Agreements between the Port, NOPB, Jefferson Parish and Avondale Marine LLC to facilitate the proposed redevelopment of the former Avondale Shipyard site by addressing specific needs of Avondale Marine.

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The Port of New Orleans announced the launch of their completely re-imagined new website that reflects the Port’s vision as an economic catalyst for the region while being more accessible to the Port’s multiple audiences.

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From the Governor's Office: The Mississippi River Ship Channel could be the first port complex on the Gulf Coast to reach a depth of 50 feet now that the Director’s Report has been signed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) will host the three-day National Waterways Conference (NWC) 2018 Annual Meeting, Sept. 12-14, 2018 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

Container-on-Barge

Port NOLA has been awarded a $2.5 million U.S. Maritime Administration grant to support the current container-on-barge shuttle service between New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Memphis, and to launch a new container-on-barge shuttle service on the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal.

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The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) recognized the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) with four communications awards as part of the trade association’s 52nd annual Communications Awards Program.

USDA Cold Treatment Containers

The Port of New Orleans announced a new opportunity for shippers looking to transport perishable cargo from South America. Port NOLA received approval by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for inclusion in the Southeast U.S. In-Transit Cold Treatment Pilot Program.

Detours around St. Claude Avenue Bridge closures

Repair work at the St. Claude Avenue Bridge was completed this afternoon and the bridge is now operating normally and open to all traffic. No additional closures are scheduled at this time.

Detours around St. Claude Avenue Bridge closures

The St. Claude Avenue Bridge repair closure date has been extended to 7:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

Press Release Tricentennial Maritime Month

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) is celebrating its second annual Maritime Month through May and National Maritime Day on May 22nd to pay tribute to the region’s rich maritime history and to recognize the hardworking men and women who serve in the industry.

Sci-High students on the Public Boat Tour

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) will host students from New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School to participate in the 2nd Annual Maritime Month Career Exploration Day, an event that allows high school students to learn about the many career paths available in the maritime industry, on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.

KCS Intermodal Terminal

Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced a new weekly service between the Port of New Orleans and Wylie, Texas (Dallas-market) beginning May 2018, relaunching intermodal service to this lane for the first time since 2005.

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