Port NOLA Forward

Our strategic master plan is a bold vision to deliver significant, sustained economic benefit throughout the Port’s three-parish jurisdiction.

Port NOLA Receives Excellence Award for Master Plan

2018-10-12

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) received the Plan Excellence Award from the American Planning Association (APA) Louisiana Chapter Oct. 4, 2018, for Port NOLA’s Strategic Master Plan, Port NOLA Forward, a bold vision to deliver significant, sustained economic benefit throughout the Port’s three-parish jurisdiction – Jefferson, Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes.

Port NOLA Handles Largest Container Ship to Date

2018-10-11

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) welcomed its largest container ship ever when the CMA CGM operated Pusan C, a 9,500 twenty-foot-equivalent unit (TEU) vessel, called on Oct. 8 at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal operated by Ports America.

First Modern Riverboat in the U.S. to Sail from Port of New Orleans

2018-10-04

The Port of New Orleans will make river cruise history when American Song, the first contemporary riverboat in the U.S., sails its inaugural cruise Oct. 6, 2018 on the Mississippi River.