Port NOLA is exploring the potential development of an international container terminal in St. Bernard Parish to meet growing demand and create local jobs and opportunity for the region and state. We are at the very beginning stages of a two-year due diligence process that will include robust community engagement with all our stakeholders and partners.
Maritime Career Info Webinar
Have you ever considered a career on the working Mississippi River? Watch the recording of our October 2020 Maritime Career Info Webinar, in which representatives from Port NOLA, Port tenants and industry partners discuss local maritime careers that require minimal qualifications to start.
New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Shatters Safety Record
The New Orleans Public Railroad (NOPB) had zero reportable injuries and zero reportable human factor derailments in over 365 days. This is the first time reaching this milestone for NOPB and a significant accomplishment in the railroad industry, which holds itself to stringent safety standards.
THE Alliance Adds New Weekly Direct-Asia Container Service from Port NOLA
THE Alliance has announced a new direct-Asia container service that will call the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA), the East Coast Loop 6 (EC6) service via the Panama Canal. Members of THE Alliance Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Yang Ming Line stated they are launching the EC6, calling it “the first service within THE Alliance network to directly and seamlessly connect the U.S. Gulf with important ports in Asia.” This new service will launch in April 2021.
Port of New Orleans Set to Acquire Property for Potential New Container Terminal
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) is set to begin the due diligence process for a potential $1.5 billion multimodal container terminal to serve the largest container vessels calling in the Gulf of Mexico. Following unanimous approval at today’s Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners, Port NOLA intends to acquire property in St. Bernard Parish and begin a two-year due diligence and permitting period that will include robust community engagement.