New Orleans Public Belt

“This record growth [in fiscal year 2024’s third quarter] is a direct result of our innovative logistic solutions during supply chain disruptions as shippers focus on diversifying their trade lanes,” Port NOLA President and CEO and New Orleans Public Belt (NOPB) CEO Brandy D. Christian said during a May 2 announcement (Port NOLA Photograph)

For Port NOLA, ‘Record’ Container Growth

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) on May 2 reported moving a total of 133,845 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) during fiscal year 2024’s third quarter, representing a 19% increase year-over-year and a

Watson Bryant—who earned a Railway Age “20 Under 40” award in 2021—brings both railroad operations and commercial experience to her new leadership role at NOPB.

Watson Bryant to Lead NOPB

Tomeka Watson Bryant on June 1 will be elevated to General Manager of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA).

HDR Lands Port NOLA LIT Contract

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has awarded a $4 million, three-year Program Management and Control Services contract to HDR Engineering, Inc. as part of the multi-year due diligence and permitting process for the new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) container facility in St. Bernard Parish.

Railway Age’s 2021 ‘20 Under 40’

RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE: Railway Age is honoring 20 “Fast Trackers” from a pool of more than 100 strong nominations for this year’s 20 Under 40 awards program.