NOPB

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s SEBconnect online portal and app connects small and emerging business owners in real-time with available contracting, purchasing and new business opportunities at the Convention Center, New Orleans Public Belt Railroad and the Port of New Orleans.
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Small-Road Briefs: NOPB/Port NOLA, SMART

New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) and the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) join New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s online portal and app that connects small and emerging businesses with available contracting and purchasing opportunities. Also, SMART Freight in California mulls a return to storing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tank cars.

TNW Corporation COO Bobby M. Franklin.

Franklin Appointed as TNW Corporation COO

Transportation logistics company TNW Corporation announced Nov. 7 that it has appointed Bobby M. Franklin as Chief Operation Officer responsible for the “performance, staffing, resource alignment and implementation of strategic initiatives” for

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NOPB, LAS Receive $3MM in Grants

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) has awarded two Class II and III Rail Infrastructure Improvement Program grants totaling $3 million to the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) and

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.