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South Louisiana Ports Advocate for Federal Aid Post Hurricane Ida

2021-09-16

Several south Louisiana ports partnered to request federal assistance as a result of the impacts of Hurricane Ida on their infrastructure, waterways and communities. The Ports of New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Fourchon, Morgan City, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, South Louisiana and Terrebonne formally submitted a request to President Biden on Sept. 7, 2021, to ensure ports are included in bills for urgent funding from Congress.

Open for Business: Port of New Orleans Container Vessel Operations Resume After Hurricane Ida, Breakbulk resumed Sept. 2

2021-09-07

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) container vessel operations resumed today, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, just nine days after Hurricane Ida made landfall in southeast Louisiana as a category 4 storm. The first two ships worked at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal were the MSC Charleston at New Orleans Terminal and the Hapag Lloyd CSL Manhattan at Ports America. Seacor’s container on barge service will be worked tonight by Ports America.

Carnival Cruise Line to Provide Carnival Glory to Support New Orleans Recovery Efforts From Hurricane Ida

2021-09-07

Carnival Cruise Line announced today that it has an agreement with the city of New Orleans and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide Carnival Glory for first responders housing through Sept. 18.

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