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CEO’s Log

Numbers tell the story, and Port of South Louisiana is telling a tale of resurgence. The Port of South Louisiana has experienced a remarkable upturn,...

PORTraits

International Workboat Show PortSL Senior Advisor for Commercial Operations Ted Knight, PIO Alex Hernandez and PortSL Director of Communications Micah Cormier had a wonderful time...

Transportation Center of The Americas

Philosophy The Port’s philosophy of development is to entice companies to set up regional operations within its boundaries. The Port serves primarily as a “landlord”...

A Unified Voice for the Ports

There’s a popular and somewhat humorous saying in the maritime industry, said Shawn Balcomb of the American Association of Port Authorities: “If you’ve seen one...

Planting Seeds for Future Growth and Prosperity

Though its formation required an act of Congress, the United Soybean Board has consisted of farmers, worked for the betterment of farmers, and been...

Rolling on the River

Life For Tyres, a revolutionary, state-of-the-art European eco-friendly upcycling industry leader, researched, cultivated, and ultimately patented a complex answer for a tricky but elementary...

Construction to Begin in 2024 on New Blue Ammonia Facility

St. Charles Clean Fuels plans to build a $4.6 billion blue ammonia production facility in St. Charles Parish at the Port of South Louisiana. Micah...

CEO’s Log

Records continue to be broken at the Port of South Louisiana and the global shipping industry is taking notice. In the last fiscal year,...

Transportation Center of the Americas

The state legislature established the Port of South Louisiana in 1960 to promote commerce and industrial development along the 54-mile stretch of the Mississippi...

Extending a Helping Hand

The connection and the kinship — as unlikely as it first appears — is born from the commonalities these two countries and regions share...

Cause for Celebration

Instrumental changes at the Port of South Louisiana (and in the transportation industry) have resulted in record-breaking revenue—$18.1 million—during the Port’s most recent fiscal...

Legislative Sessions Recap

Gary Smith (Senator) Senator Gary Smith is dedicated to the service of the 19th District, encompassing Jefferson, Lafourche, St. Charles, and St. John the Baptist...

The Sights and Sounds of Progress

At the Port of South Louisiana’s Executive Regional Airport in Reserve, the song, if you will, sounds the same nearly every single day. The periodic...

Cranes, Community, and Good Company

Founded in 1990 by David Fennelly, Associated Terminals is acknowledged today as the leading stevedoring and terminal operator on the lower Mississippi River and...

Grants to Aid Port of South Louisiana Improvements

The Port of South Louisiana recently received grants designed to make a variety of improvements to the port, including cybersecurity enhancements, facility resilience, and...

Final Frame

Globalplex Intermodal Terminal

PORTraits

Legislative Update Dinner Pictured L-R: Louisiana State Representative Rodney Lyons, PortSL Chief Executive Officer Paul Matthews, Louisiana Senator Eddie Lambert, PortSL Commissioner Stanley Bazile, PortSL...

Planning For The Future

Situated along the Mississippi River, the Port of South Louisiana has always been an attractive destination for a variety of industries because of its...

Barge to the Future

A new fuel will be powering barges in the Mississippi River soon. It’s part of an effort among many local organizations, including the Port...

SmartPort

In June of 2022, the Port of South Louisiana joined forces with the Water Institute, the Port of New Orleans, and Louisiana Economic Development...

Increase in Tonnage 2023

The Port of South Louisiana is not only a major throughway for the import and export of goods, but also a main economic driver...

Beating The Heat In The River Parishes

Call them splash pads. Call them splash parks. Call them spray parks. Whatever you call these modern recreational oases located on both the east and west banks...

TRANSPORTATION CENTER OF THE AMERICAS

Mission The Port is charged with a mission to promote maritime commerce, trade and development, and to establish public and private partnerships for the creation...

CEO’S LOG

It’s the summer of opportunity at the Port of South Louisiana. We’ve seen continued growth in tonnage over the first quarter, moving 4.5 million...

FINAL FRAME

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