Port Log - Spring 2018

FINAL FRAME

Training Day The Port of South Louisiana’s Marine Operations division works closely with the U.S. Coast Guard in training to prevent, prepare and respond to an emergency.    

PORTraits

Executive Director Paul Aucoin pictured here with Governor John Bel Edwards at the Statewide Economic Development Summit in Baton Rouge.     Port Legal Counsel Melissa Folse-Oubre (left) is pictured here with Elizabeth Smart.  Ms. Smart was the guest speaker…

MORE THAN JUST A NUMBER

The 2017 totals are in: Port of South Louisiana remains the largest tonnage port in the Western Hemisphere

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.

DIRECTOR’S LOG

On January 26, the Port of South Louisiana and the River Region Economic Development Initiative (RREDI) co-hosted the annual River Parishes Economic Development Breakfast in Washington D.C. The River Region Economic Development Initiative is comprised of leaders from the parishes…