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Norwegian Breakaway Debut Highlights Port NOLA’s Cruise Business’ Economic Impact


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.

Port of New Orleans Promotes Roadway Safety During Truck Driver Appreciation Week


The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) is promoting roadway safety as part of its Truck Driver Appreciation Week (TDAW) celebration.

Port NOLA President & CEO Announces Wins Across all Four Business Lines at 2018 State of the Port


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.

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