The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) recognizes its sixth 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 workforce.

The 2022 campaign kicked off when the Board of Commissioners of Port NOLA approved a resolution officially declaring May 2022 as Maritime Month.

Events are scheduled throughout the month and include:

  • May 1-7: State Employee Recognition Week
  • May 1-7: National Travel & Tourism Week Social Media Spotlights
  • May 4: National Firefighters Day
  • May 15-21: Harbor Police Appreciation/National Police Week; Global Maritime Ministries “Thank an Officer”
  • May 18: NOPB Employee Safety Awareness Lunch
  • May 20: Maritime Day Coverage WWLTV Morning News from Fireboat Gen. Kelley
  • May 25: Port NOLA Employee Health & Wellness Fair
  • May 26: Port NOLA Procurement Info Session
  • Port NOLA Trivia Contest
  • Your Working River Photo Contest

Watch video clips from our WWL-TV broadcast 2022:

Port of New Orleans Celebrates Maritime Month with Brandy Christian, President and CEO - Click here

Making trucks at Port of New Orleans more energy efficient with Emily Federer, Environmental Manager- Click her

Harbor Police Department: Keeping the Port Safe with HPD Chief Melanie Montroll- Click here

New cranes hope to boost Port of New Orleans with Keith Palmisano, Ports America- Click here

Cruise industry returns to Port of New Orleans after COVID with Concord Shore Services' Jim Szeszycki- Click here

The Future of the Port of New Orleans with Community Engagement Manager, Cathy Alfonso- Click here

Check out our 2022 Maritime Month Promo Video