June 22, 2017
The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans today elected Robert R.
Barkerding Chairman. Barkerding represents Jefferson Parish and joined the Board in February of 2013
when he was appointed by former Gov. Bobby Jindal.
Michael W. Kearney, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans, was named the recipient of the 2017 Diolkos Award at the 7th Annual Rail Supply Chain Summit in Chicago on June 14, 2017.
City, Public Belt and Port Partner to Promote Economic Growth and Transform the New Orleans Waterfront
June 7, 2017
The Port of New Orleans, the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad and the City of New Orleans have agreed to preliminary terms of a landmark plan that will stimulate economic growth of the Port and local industries by aligning the Public Belt Railroads and its assets under the Port of New Orleans.
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.