Port Log - Summer 2018

Trivia Port Log Summer 2018

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA? 1. The Port maintains that it’s crucial to dredge the mouth of the Mississippi River, from X to Y. 2. The Harbor Maintenance Tax was created as part which piece…

PORTraits

PSL Security Guard Lisa Adams  stops for a photo while patrolling one of the many Port properties.   Port Safety Coordinator Andrew Semere demonstrates proper use of a fire extinguisher at a refresher course for PSL staff (L-R) Eugenia Hampton,…

Ford Tri-Motor Tour

Port Commission President Paul Robichaux and Deputy Director Roy Quezaire climb aboard the Ford Tri-Motor at the Port’s Executive Regional Airport   Joey Murray (R), Port Commission Treasurer, stands next to the Tri-Motor with his father, Paul Murray.   All smiles after the three-and-a-half-day…

St. John the Baptist Parish Aviation Awareness Day

Area children excited for their first ever flight   Ochsner Flight Crew   U.S Coast Guard   Roy Quezaire interviews children after their flight.   PSL Deputy Director Roy Quezaire, Conrad Soraparu and Landry Mathieu, PSL Airport Maintenance Manager   Port and Parish representatives, along with volunteer pilots and…

FINAL FRAME

Busy at the Bend At this bend in the Mississippi River, the photo captures the bustling activity that is always present within the Port of South Louisiana, the largest tonnage port in the western hemisphere.    

KEEPING THE MISSISSIPPI BIG & MIGHTY

Big River Coalition waves the flag for maritime commerce in South Louisiana, fighting for causes and issues imperative to the economic well being of the industry and the coastal restoration of the state.

GLOBALPLEX TURNS 25

Recently, the Port of South Louisiana held a celebration for the milestone anniversary of Globalplex, honoring the rich history of the complex and the people and projects that made it what it is today.

Sunshine Up River

Formosa to locate $9.4 billion project in Port of South Louisiana district

AROUND THE PORT

Steeped in history, rich in culture, and brimming with community pride, St. Charles Parish has something for all the senses.

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 April 12, the Port of South Louisiana, in conjunction with Associated Terminals and AECOM, hosted a crawfish boil and celebration commemorating the 25th anniversary of operations of Globalplex Intermodal Terminal, the port’s transshipment center. Local officials, former Executive Directors…