Port Log - Summer 2022

PORTraits

Delta Regional Authority Delta Regional Authority, a congregation of business leaders and elected officials from the Delta Region, visiting the Port of South Louisiana to discuss transportation and infrastructure. LADOTD conducting a drone inspection at KAPS. Paul Matthews in April…

Two Weeks as Port Professionals

Noah Kunce and Nathan Mars – a defensive end and offensive lineman, respectively, on the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy varsity football team – joined another winning team for two weeks this summer: the administrative staff of the Port of South…

Legislative Sessions Recap

Representative Troy Carter - District 2 Congressman Troy A. Carter proudly represents the people of southeast Louisiana—the Second Congressional District—in Congress.  Carter previously served in the state legislature and says he was disappointed to see this year’s session pass unrepresentative…

Meet Renee Lapeyrolerie

For three decades, Renee Lapeyrolerie has been committed to a life of service. That singular drive has been manifest in multiple roles across various industries–political consulting, public relations, engineering, and even an interim role with the Sewerage and Water Board…

More T-Hangars are Teed Up at the Port

In 2018, Port of South Louisiana officials secured funding and commissioned construction of 10 rentable T-Hangars to store planes at the Executive Regional Airport, hoping to bring in new tenants and increased traffic for the airport. Much to their pleasant…

Staying Safe Through the Storm

Technically speaking, “Hurricane Season” in South Louisiana lasts from June 1 to November 30. But the reality is, when you live in this part of the country—where the sheer power and destructive capabilities of these natural disasters can change lives…

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 The…

Director's Log

The food we eat, the furniture we use, the shoes on our feet, the fuel in our cars – there’s no way around it; it all comes through a port. That is exactly what is happening everyday at the port…