Louisiana International Terminal
Proposed Louisiana International Terminal in St. Bernard Parish
Maritime commerce at the Port of New Orleans generates thousands of jobs and millions of dollars for the state and the regional economy each year. To support our economic mission, Port NOLA is exploring the development of a second international container terminal in Violet in St. Bernard Parish that will meet growing demand and create jobs and business opportunities for the region and state.
We are at the beginning of a multi-year due diligence process that will include robust community engagement with all our stakeholders and partners. Port NOLA is committed to including the Violet and St. Bernard Parish community throughout the process. This page will be updated with information as it becomes available.
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An Open Letter to the St. Bernard Community From Port NOLA CEO
Dear St. Bernard Community Members, As you may have heard, the Port of New Orleans is investing in St. Bernard Parish with an international container terminal in Violet. In doing so, we accept the significant responsibility of being a good neighbor, and we know it’s even more important here where roots run deep and connection to community means everything.
Curious to learn about LIT? View our Frequently Asked Questions, that are updated as more info becomes available.
Port NOLA is currently in the multi-year due diligence period for the proposed project. View our project timeline here.
Nearly 1,100 acres located in Violet, Louisiana have been purchased. View the property outline here.
Draft Potential Land Use
This visual provides context as to what the Violet property, both the terminal and surrounding area, could be used for.
Economic Impact Fast Facts
Learn about LIT's job and tax revenue benefit with our Economic Impact Card.
Maritime Career Info
Watch our most recent Maritime Career Info Session that provides information about container terminal-related jobs here.
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