The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) received an Environmental Leadership Award from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) on April 10, 2018, for the success of its Clean Truck Replacement Incentive Program (Clean TRIP) which used federal and state clean diesel grants to voluntarily improve air quality by replacing old diesel cargo trucks with new, cleaner-burning models.
March 22, 2018
Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed Charles H. Ponstein to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans as the St. Bernard Parish representative on the seven-member regional board. Ponstein was sworn in during today’s monthly Board meeting and will serve a five-year term succeeding William T. Bergeron.
The Port of New Orleans will host the annual Cargo Connections Conference (CCC) April 8-10 at The Chicory in downtown New Orleans marking the 10th anniversary of the dynamic three-day conference that focuses on the efficient transportation of energy products, steel and other raw materials, containerized cargo and more.
February 22, 2018
Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed William H. Langenstein, III to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Langenstein, who was sworn in during today’s monthly Board meeting, will serve a five-year term, succeeding Michael W. Kearney, one of four Orleans Parish representatives on the seven-member regional Board.
January 30, 2018
The Port of New Orleans set a new record with 1,150,172 passenger movements.
Port of New Orleans Collaborates with New Orleans-based Construction & Shipping Companies to Export Oil Platform Components
December 12, 2017
The second of five heavy-lift project cargo pieces manufactured in Louisiana was recently exported through the Port of New Orleans, bringing together three New Orleans-based entities on an international supply chain solution.
November 16, 2017
Carnival Cruise Line announced today it will expand capacity on its short cruise offerings from the Port of New Orleans beginning in 2019.
November 9, 2017
Port of New Orleans President and CEO Brandy D. Christian highlighted gains in cargo and cruise volumes in 2017 and positioned the Port as an international gateway.
October 3, 2017
Norwegian Cruise Line announced today it will deploy the 4,000-passenger
Norwegian Breakaway to the Port of New Orleans beginning November 2018.
September 7, 2017
The Port of New Orleans increased its connection to major ports in the Middle East, Indian subcontinent, and the Mediterranean Sea and welcomed the return of roll-on, roll-off service with the inaugural call of the Bahri Yanbu, a new state-of-the-art multipurpose vessel, in mid-August at the Nashville Avenue Terminal Complex operated by Ports America.
The Port of New Orleans has launched a series of roundtable discussions
to promote professional services opportunities to local and small architectural and engineering
companies as part of a business outreach initiative.
The Port of New Orleans announced that President and CEO Brandy D. Christian
has been appointed to the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (RSTAC)