April 16, 2019
The Port of New Orleans’ (Port NOLA) Strategic Master Plan, Port NOLA Forward, will earn the Port a Silver 2019 National Planning Achievement Award for Economic Development Planning from the American Planning Association (APA) for identifying and seizing upon economic growth opportunities.
Port NOLA, a multi-billion-dollar multimodal gateway for international trade and a bustling embarkation port for cruise passengers, creates and supports more than 119,500 jobs and $29.8 billion of economic output nationwide, according to a study conducted by the LSU Economics & Policy Research Group and JLL Ports, Airports and Global Infrastructure.
April 1, 2019
The EPA grant will provide 40% of total project cost, allowing NOPB to retrofit the engine of a conventional diesel locomotive to a cleaner engine with low emissions beyond current requirements. This will be the first locomotive of its kind in the New Orleans gateway.
Port of New Orleans Moves Forward With New 100-Foot Gantry Cranes at Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal
March 29, 2019
On Thursday, March 28, 2019, the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) voted to approve the purchase of two new 100-foot gauge container gantry cranes to be used at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal.
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 20, 2018
The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans approved a resolution to expand its partnership with Ports America, the largest U.S. terminal operator and stevedore.
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.