Port Log - Winter 2020

Rebranding the River Region

Developments and innovations abound not just inside the Port, but around it, too, as the River Region is seeing widespread reinvigoration. For evidence, look no further than the River Parishes Tourist Commission, which has made the most of a year…

Memories from the Past

Pictured L-R: Natalie Robottom, then-St. John the Baptist Parish President; Judy Songy, Port of South Louisiana Commissioner; Todd Fuller, Associated Terminals; Charles “Chuck” Bracken, BARTON International; Phil Jones, LA DOTD Intermodal Transportation Deputy Assistant Secretary; Paul Aucoin, Port of South…

Director's Log

While much has changed since the Port of South Louisiana was founded in 1960, so much has stayed the same, too. The Port is still a prime economic engine for business and commerce in its tri-parish jurisdiction, and it continues…

Get to Know Executive Director Paul Aucoin

Even before he was selected as the Executive Director of the Port of South Louisiana, Paul Aucoin was already demonstrating a steadfast commitment to the state and the River Region. A graduate of Loyola Law School in New Orleans, Aucoin…

Then & Now

Globalplex The history and evolution of the Port’s world-class multimodal facility When the Globalplex Intermodal Terminal was first opened in 1992, it was envisioned as a world-class multimodal facility that would…

A Tribute to Our Leaders

Port Executive Directors In Order of Succession Dale Brou Ray Matherne Captain Robert Egan Dale Matherne (Interim) Coast Guard Capt. Richard Clements (Ret.) Gary Lagrange Don Hays (Interim) Joseph Accardo Judge Joel Chaisson Paul Aucoin   Port Commissioners 1961-2020 Alphabetical…

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. Philosophy The…

Our Port of South Louisiana Directors

The Port of South Louisiana has elevated its operations over the last 60 years, and in addition to the direction of Paul Aucoin, the staff is currently stacked with a group of power players that contribute to the everyday operations…

Our Port of South Louisiana Commissioners

D. Paul Robichaux - Chairman Judy B. Songy - Vice Chairwoman P. Joey Murray, III - Treasurer Stanley Bazile - Secretary Patrick C. Sellars - Vice President Whitney Hickerson - Vice President Ryan Burks - Vice President Louis Joseph -…

A Tribute to Linda Prudhomme

The Port of South Louisiana wishes to recognize and thank Mrs. Linda Prudhomme, Director of Business Development for her years of service as she retires. She has served over 40 years in the field of Economic Development in the State…