​Historic Alignment of Port NOLA and New Orleans Public Belt Complete

The transfer of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad assets to the Port of New Orleans is now final. This strategic alignment the Port and the Class III switching railroad significantly builds on the Port’s intermodal strengths and global competitiveness by ensuring shippers efficient access to all six Class I railroads.   “The acquisition of the New Orleans Public Belt will allow us to invest synergistically and strategically to optimize Port NOLA’s seamless multimodal solutions between river, rail and road with consideration for community impacts,” said Brandy D. Christian, Port NOLA President and CEO. “The Port’s Gateway Master Plan will…

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CMA CGM Announces New Direct Asia Service from Port of New Orleans

Weekly Call to Initiate January 31, 2017 New Orleans— Marseilles, France-based CMA CGM today announced a new direct weekly container service to Asia from the Port of New Orleans Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal. Part of the company’s PEX3 service, the inaugural vessel is scheduled to arrive on January 31 for service by terminal operator Ports America. “CMA CGM is proud to be expanding our presence in New Orleans, further showing our commitment to the Gulf region, and Louisiana specifically.  We look forward to continued growth in the region, and are pleased to be contributing to the evolution and development of…

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Port of New Orleans Announces Brandy D. Christian as President & CEO

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