Port Log Spring 2019

Issue Articles

Building Better Lives

St. John United Way

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 River that runs through the St. Charles, St. John and St. James tri-parish regions.

Director’s Log

The River Parishes’ resident industries are the life and blood of the regional economy and the Port of South Louisiana. In 2018, these companies...

REDISCOVER THE RIVER REGION

After an extensive internal cultural audit, the River Parishes Tourist Commission’s new marketing effort touts the area as a destination, not just a day trip.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONE 124: By the Numbers

Recent reports once again quantify the impact of the Foreign Trade Zone within the Port of South Louisiana and showcase the strategic roles they play in international business.

A Global Investment

St. James Parish welcomes a new $2.2 billion methanol complex.
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Rolling on the River

Bayou Fleet offers a modern-day fleeting, vessel repair and cleaning facility.

A DESIRABLE DESTINATION

Joint recruitment efforts by the Port of South Louisiana and state agencies like Louisiana Economic Development have resulted in numerous new businesses setting up operations along the Mississippi River, and high-paying jobs for the skilled workforce of the region.

FLYING IN FOR BUSINESS

Offering high speed, low costs and professional service, the Executive Regional Airport is bringing in business and helping the River Parishes grow.

Legacy of Louisiana Sugarcane Endures with Education

Louisiana Sugar Refining LLC Makes Learning A Little Sweeter

PORTraits

(both photos) The Port attends the annual NBAA schedulers and dispatchers conference to promote the Executive Regional Airport. Vincent Caire, Airport Director, and Lisa Braud,...
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FINAL FRAME

On the bank of the Mississippi River at mile marker 137 just before the high water season began.    

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