Exceeding the Needs
The Louisiana International Terminal
Port NOLA is exploring the development of a second international container terminal in St. Bernard Parish to meet growing demand and create local jobs and opportunity. We are at the beginning stages of public permitting process process that will engage local stakeholders and partners.
Louisiana International Terminal Open Houses
The Port of New Orleans hosted three open houses about the Louisiana International Terminal on March 7, 8, and 9, 2023, to reconnect with the community, share recent updates on the Louisiana International Terminal, and show how the Port will continue incorporating community input into the project. Missed the in-person events?
Gov. Edwards Announces $1.8 Billion Louisiana Port Expansion Project
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a historic public-private partnership between the state of Louisiana, the Port of New Orleans and two global maritime industry leaders to build a $1.8 billion state-of-the-art container facility on the Lower Mississippi River. The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) in St. Bernard Parish will be able to serve vessels of all sizes, dramatically increasing Louisiana’s import and export capacity and stimulating the creation of more than 17,000 new jobs statewide by 2050, Port NOLA estimates.
Port of New Orleans Salutes Harbor Police During National Police Week
The Port of New Orleans celebrates the Harbor Police Department (HPD) during National Police Week from May 14 – 21, 2023 to honor the dedicated officers who serve the uniquely qualified maritime law enforcement agency.
Port of New Orleans Celebrates Seventh Annual Maritime Month
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) recognizes its seventh annual Maritime Month May 1-31 and National Maritime Day on May 22 to pay tribute to the region’s rich maritime history and to honor the hardworking men and women of the local maritime industry.
Gov. John Bel Edwards Appoints Jeanne Ferrer and Darryl Berger to Port of New Orleans Board
Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed Jeanne E. Ferrer and Darryl D. Berger to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) this month to succeed outgoing commissioners Charles H. Ponstein and William H. Langenstein, III respectively.