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Port Record by the Port of New Orleans, Highlights (January/February)

The Kearney Companies is pleased to share the great information that our partner, The Port of New Orleans, provides in their ongoing newsletter, The Port Record. News included below is from the January/February issue.


Snapshot:

Port NOLA welcomed a new record-setting container vessel in December. The MSC Shay is the longest container vessel to ever call the Port of New Orleans at 1,114 feet long.


News for the Port

Gov. Edwards Announces Historic Partnership to Build and Operate New Louisiana International Terminal

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New Tire Distribution Facility Locating to St. Mary Parish

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DOTD Announces $3 Million Grant Funding to Improve Louisiana Rail Infrastructure

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The New York Times Article: "The Death of Globalization? You Won't Find It in New Orleans"

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NOLA.com Staff Editorial "Our Views: Expansion of Container Shipping on the River is Great News for Louisiana"

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Port NOLA Hosts Members of the French Economic Delegation

Port NOLA was pleased to host members of the French Economic Delegation in December following French President Emmanuel Macron’s historic visit to New Orleans. The French delegation’s visit included a presentation by Port of New Orleans executives on the importance of the US-French economic relationship as well as a tour of Port NOLA’s Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal. Port NOLA values our partnership with French-based leading ocean carrier, CMA CGM. Their continued commitment to the vital services we provide enhances direct connectivity between New Orleans and the rest of the world.


In The News

"Gov. Edwards: Louisiana lines up partners for $1.8 billion container terminal project in St. Bernard"

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"Port of New Orleans will build $1.8 billion container facility in St. Bernard Parish"

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"New Orleans port set for $2 billion, expansion, Louisiana Gov. Edwards says"

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"Port of New Orleans to get $1.8B expansion"

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"Louisiana DOTD announces $3 million railway grant awardees"

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"New Orleans port expansion in St. Bernard takes major step forward with $800M investment"

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"Elon University Alum Makes History as First Black Woman to Head Short-Line Railroad in the United States"

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"Louisiana funds new transload facility for Port NOLA"

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"Tire Distribution Facility Locating to St. Mary Parish"

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"Tire distribution facility to create 200+ jobs in Franklin"

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"MSC, Ports America Invest in New Container Terminal Near New Orleans"

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"Sail Away, Port NOLA cruise numbers rebounding"

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