2022 Port Log Spring


Marathon Petroleum

Marathon Petroleum Corporation—the nation’s largest crude oil refining company—refines nearly 2.9 million barrels of crude oil per calendar day across its 13-refinery system. The...

Director’s Log

Ports are simply defined as the connection between land and water transportation systems. Considering the goods we consume daily—the food we eat, the furniture...


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...

Reinforcing Infrastructure in the River Region

If the 54 winding miles of lower Mississippi River are the heartbeat of the Port of South Louisiana, then it could be argued the...

Wheels Up

Serving Southeast Louisiana and the River Parishes business community, the Port of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport (KAPS) eliminates drive time to and from...


Planes at KAPS tie-down area.

Carnival on the River

When you think of Mardi Gras, you might imagine the packed streets of the New Orleans French Quarter, but this pre-Lenten celebration has a...

The Next Step

Sometimes, Paul Matthews explains, the same person can be in the same scenario at various points in life and view the situation completely differently. It’s...


REDDI Breakfast, Washington DC Port of South Louisiana CEO Paul Matthews' (L) one-on-one meeting with Congressman Garret Graves (R) One-on-one meeting with Senator Bill Cassidy Pictured (L-R):...

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