Port of New Orleans

Kenny Kuhn
July 31, 2020 - 11:54 am
On Friday, Governor John Bel Edwards along with Louisiana Department of Transportation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announce an agreement to deepen the Mississippi river from Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico.
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Coronavirus reporting protocols in place at PortNOLA
Courtesy Port of New Orleans
Thomas Perumean
June 18, 2020 - 12:50 am
Masks had designer logos and trade marks
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PortNOLA
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 09, 2020 - 8:49 pm
Crusies continue from New Orleans despite State Department advisory not to travel on cruise ships.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 10, 2020 - 8:34 pm
Federal officials have announced $160 million for critical infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including $85 million to deepen the lower Mississippi River.
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Chris Miller
February 07, 2020 - 12:10 pm
As Disney begins limited cruise schedule from New Orleans, Port of New Orleans has started eyeing potential sites for new cruise terminal
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Glory
Don Ames
December 22, 2019 - 11:38 am
The damaged Carnival 'Glory' returned to port in New Orleans at about 8:30 a.m.Sunday after striking another cruise ship Friday morning in Cozumel, Mexico. The cruise ship was originally scheduled to arrive at 6 a.m. according to the port's website. As the ship prepared to dock in New Orleans,...
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Don Ames
November 16, 2019 - 8:47 am
China has lifted a ban on poultry imports from the United States. In Louisiana, poultry is a $2 billion industry and the decision opens the market for Louisiana producers as the port of New Orleans is one of the largest poultry exporters in America. Ag Commissioner Mike Strain says it is welcomed...
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Port of New Orleans
Thomas Perumean
October 25, 2019 - 7:48 am
Keep tariffs and revenue at standard market rates, the Port of New Orleans is moving ahead with a two-percent hike tariffs on containers and breakbulk cargoes in 2020. The port is also considering larger tariff increases and adding new tariffs on other services provided by the operation. Tariffs...
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Chris Miller
September 26, 2019 - 1:35 pm
Disney Cruise Lines says the slate of cruises out of New Orleans coming up in early 2020 have proven so popular that its cruise ships will return again in early 2021. "Back by popular demand, the Disney Wonder will return to the bayou from late January through February 2021 with a series of magical...
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Chris Miller
September 16, 2019 - 8:33 am
The Port of New Orleans says the cruise business in the Crescent City is reaching new heights, with 1.2 million passengers last year and more growth expected in the next year. "New Orleans is currently the sixth-largest cruise port in the country," said Jessica Ragusa with the Port of New Orleans...
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