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The Port, Reimagined

When the Port of South Louisiana changed its management team at the beginning of 2022, the new leaders agreed that the Port needed a...

Port Opens New Headquarters Building

March 1st was an exciting day for the Port of South Louisiana. The Port held a ribbon cutting for its brand-new, state-of-the-art headquarters in...

Picking Up in the River Parishes

As enchanting as it is unique, Louisiana’s topography shapes this state’s identity and sustains our way of life.  From the wetlands hugging the coastline, to...

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

"Nothing ever seems impossible in spring, you know."  That quote from L.M. Montgomery rings true to me as I reflect on this season. Spring is...

PORTraits

Port of South Louisiana CEO Paul Matthews addressing University of New Orleans students, presenting an overview of the port and regional initiatives. ...

A NEW ERA AT AVONDALE

Standing for decades as a symbol of south Louisiana’s economic stability and industrial strength, the old Avondale Shipyard is in the midst of an...

Steady Hand

For a port that spans 54 miles of the Mississippi River, ranks number one in total domestic trade, and strictly speaking feeds the world—moving...

Onward and Upward

One of the biggest obstacles facing the Port in 2022 was low water in the Mississippi River caused by historic droughts. This slowed down...

Getting ‘Ship’ Done

“We are the storytellers for U.S. ports in Washington D.C.”  That’s how Cary Davis, vice president of government relations and general counsel of the American...

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