Port of New Orleans

Port of New Orleans

27 Jun 2014
Chiquita will remain a port tenant at Gulfport, Mississippi, for six more months before moving to New Orleans.
11 Jun 2014
TCI Plastics is expanding its petrochemicals bagging operation at the Port of New Orleans to more than triple the facility’s annual capacity to 68,000 20-foot-equivalent units of containers.
09 Jun 2014
Chiquita said it expects to move 60,000 to 78,000 TEUs a year through the Napoleon Avenue container terminal at New Orleans. The additional volume will boost New Orleans’ containerized volume by 10 to 15 percent.
Chiquita in Gulfport
15 May 2014
Chiquita Brands International will shift its Gulfport, Mississippi, calls, and an estimated 60,000 to 78,000 20-foot-equivalent units annually, to New Orleans next year.
Port of Mobile, Alabama.
26 Feb 2014
Containerized cargo at Gulf ports is benefiting from a north-to-south shift in U.S. population growth, growth in the region’s automotive and chemical industries and investment in container-handling facilities.
Petrochemical industry tanks
26 Feb 2014
Exports dominate the Port of New Orleans’ containerized cargo, and have been driving growth.
21 Feb 2014
Gulf ports are looking to intermodal rail in an effort to extend their reach farther inland for containerized cargo.
29 Jan 2014
The Port of Mobile, Ala., will remain closed today, but several other marine terminals planned to resume normal service after closing yesterday because of an ice storm that hit southern states from Virginia to Texas.
Ice
28 Jan 2014
Forecasts of freezing rain and icy roads and bridges forced the closure today of several U.S. Southeast ports, including Houston, New Orleans, Mobile and Charleston.
07 Oct 2013
Vessel traffic on the Mississippi River has returned to normal, as remnants of Tropical Storm Karen dissipated.
Port of New Orleans
04 Oct 2013
Cargo operations at Port of New Orleans terminals continued uninterrupted Friday, despite the closure of Southwest Pass at the mouth of the Mississippi River in anticipation of effects from Tropical Storm Karen.