2021 Port Log Spring


Final Frame

A vessel operated by agribusiness Bunge Limited uses the ADM grain elevator in Destrehan.


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...


Despite being in office for less than a decade, U.S. Congressman Garret Graves – legislator for Louisiana’s Sixth District – hasn’t wasted any time...

The Community Effort to Protect the Coast

Can you imagine Louisiana without its coastline--or, by extension, a Louisiana without abundant wetlands and wildlife or thriving maritime industries? Neither can the Port...

For the Love of Aviation

Not only is the Executive Regional Airport a hub for business and travel in the River Region, but for the past 30 years, it...

River Region’s Hot Housing Market

Thanks to its abundance of high-paying jobs, quality schools and old-time sense of community, demand for housing in the River Parishes has never been...

Director’s Log

In direct response to increased throughput and the demand for efficient cargo handling, the Port of South Louisiana keeps working on bringing current infrastructure...

Women Leaders of the River Region

The River Region is abundant with leaders, thinkers and innovators who are both driving industry forward and nurturing new generations of our skilled workforce....

Work And Business Opportunities Abound In The River Parishes

Considering many of us have been parched for good news over the past year, Tommy Scott’s assessment of the local job market is quite...

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