The CMA CGM Pusan C vessel is one of the largest vessels to date that calls at Port NOLA’s current container facility at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal. (Port NOLA)

Port NOLA Moves Forward on New Container Terminal

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) reports that it is set to begin the due diligence process for a potential $1.5 billion multimodal container terminal to serve the largest container vessels calling in the Gulf of Mexico.

NOPB Receives $7.29MM CRISI Grant

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao recently awarded $7.29 million to the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) as part of the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant. NOPB said it will use the grant funds for the New Orleans Gateway Rail Fluidity and Capacity Improvements Project.

Cleaner and greener in New Orleans

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) and the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) a National Clean Diesel Funding grant that will cover 40% of the cost of retrofitting one diesel-electric switcher locomotive with a Tier 4-compliant prime-mover.

Rail a critical link as planners honor Port NOLA’s strategic vision

With rail as a central piece, the Port of New Orleans saw its development plans honored as it transforms the busiest U.S. Gulf maritime gateway.

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KCS adds NOLA port-Dallas intermodal shuttle

The Port of New Orleans is starting to ramp up intermodal rail service, beginning with a new Texas connection.

Plans for new NOLA intermodal hub

The Port of New Orleans has given its blessing, and more, for a plan to redevelop a defunct city shipyard into an intermodal terminal.

Port of New Orleans buys Public Belt Railroad

The Port of New Orleans will acquire the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad under an agreement between the city of New Orleans, the port and the railroad.

New Orleans Public Belt for sale

A private operator is being sought for the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, which operates more than 100 miles of track connecting to six major railroads in the Crescent City.