March 27, 2019
S&P Global Ratings recently raised its ratings for the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) from an 'A-' to an 'A' with an outlook of stable.
February 5, 2019
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) set a new record in 2018 with 1,182,111 cruise passenger movements, up 2.3 percent compared to a year ago.
January 24, 2019
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) moved more containers in 2018 than at any time in its history, totaling 591,253 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), up 12.3 percent compared to one year ago.
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) will be the host sponsor of the 2019 Journal of Commerce (JOC) Breakbulk & Project Cargo Conference, Apr. 29-May 2, 2019, at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans.
December 21, 2018
The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans selected a new Executive Committee with the election of Arnold B. Baker as Chairman, Tara C. Hernandez as Vice Chair and Darryl D. Berger as Secretary-Treasurer during the Dec. 20 monthly Board meeting.
December 17, 2018
Royal Caribbean International returned to the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) when the Vision of the Seas homeported at the Julia Street Cruise Terminal for its inaugural cruise Dec. 15, 2018.
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) welcomed the largest cruise ship in both length and passenger occupancy to ever sail from the Crescent City when the Norwegian Breakaway homeported at the Julia Street Cruise Terminal for its inaugural cruise Nov. 11, 2018.
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) is promoting roadway safety as part of its Truck Driver Appreciation Week (TDAW) celebration.
October 17, 2018
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.
October 12, 2018
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.
October 11, 2018
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.
The Port of New Orleans will make river cruise history when American Song, the first contemporary riverboat in the U.S., sails its inaugural cruise Oct. 6, 2018 on the Mississippi River.