Construction will commence in April on New Orleans Public Belt Railroad’s (NOPB) Transloading Industrial Park, according to the Class III, which has awarded a $2.21 million contract to Cycle Construction Company LLC for the work.
Port of New Orleans
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.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is distributing $4.9 billion to 37 nationwide projects through the FY 2023-24 Mega (National Infrastructure Project Assistance) and INFRA (Infrastructure for Rebuilding America) grant programs. Twelve rail-related projects will receive a total of $1.6 billion; the Pier B project at the Port of Long Beach and the Louisiana International Terminal project at the Port of New Orleans are among the winners.
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) will receive $73.77 million from the federal government to assist in building the Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) project, which will provide an efficient gateway for the movement of cargo on
Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission (HCPHC), local officials and industry representatives gathered on Nov. 15 for the groundbreaking of the new Port Bienville Railroad Storage Yard at the McDonald Business Center in Bay Saint Louis, Miss.
New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) has enlarged the France Road Rail Yard, boosting its capacity to switch, interchange and store railcars. The Class III can now accommodate an additional 220 storage
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (C.H. Robinson) appoints Dave Bozeman as CEO. Also, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) names Matthew Wypski as new COO.
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).
Palmetto Railways has promoted Patrick McCrory to President and CEO, effective Jan. 4, 2022. In addition, the Port of New Orleans and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission boards have elected Charles H. Ponstein Chairman.
The Port of New Orleans’ (Port NOLA) Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal is resuming service Sept. 7, following the Port’s restoration of limited cargo and vessel operations beginning Sept. 2—just four days after Hurricane Ida made landfall in southeast Louisiana as a category 4 storm.