Port Log - Fall 2019

Final Frame

At the entrance of the Port of South Louisiana’s Globalplex Intermodal Terminal lies the Guest House, adding a touch of elegance among the industrial tanks, warehouses and docks. The Guest House was…

People of the Port

Nyler F. Williams Nyler F. Williams, administrative assistant and Guest House coordinator, has been a valued employee of the Port of South Louisiana since 1998. Her previous roles with the port include secretary and administrative services assistant. In her spare…

The Customer Is Always Right

In October of 2018, the CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Kurt Nagle, announced that he would be retiring by the fall of 2019. The association’s executive committee began their search to fill the big shoes that…

United Way of St. Charles

Top 10 largest campaigns for 2018. The photo includes representatives from Valero St. Charles Refinery, Shell Norco Manufacturing Complex, Dow St. Charles Operations, Bayer, Zachry Group, Entergy Waterford 3, St. Charles Parish Public Schools, OxyChem, Cornerstone…

Business Aviation in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana occupies a unique place on the globe. It is the host of the mouth of the Mississippi River and the final destination of all of its tributaries throughout the nation before their waters enter the Gulf…

Stages of the River

For the people of Reserve, Louisiana, entertainment through the arts has long been central to the community life. A century ago, Louis J. Maurin Sr. opened up The Liberty…

Transportation Center of the Americas

The state legislature established the Port of South Louisiana in 1960 to promote commerce and industrial development along the 54-mile stretch of the Mississippi River that runs through the St. Charles, St. John and St. James tri-parish regions.   MISSION…

Directors’s Log

2019 has been a historic year for the Port of South Louisiana. For more than 200 days, the Mississippi River was heavily affected by winter precipitation, heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding in the Tennessee, Cumberland, Ohio, and Yazoo River basins.…