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.
Port Log - Spring 2019
The River Parishes’ resident industries are the life and blood of the regional economy and the Port of South Louisiana. In 2018, these companies moved over 303.1 million short tons of cargo, in spite of cargo movement stumbling blocks (e.g.,…
After an extensive internal cultural audit, the River Parishes Tourist Commission’s new marketing effort touts the area as a destination, not just a day trip.
Recent reports once again quantify the impact of the Foreign Trade Zone within the Port of South Louisiana and showcase the strategic roles they play in international business.
St. James Parish welcomes a new $2.2 billion methanol complex.
Bayou Fleet offers a modern-day fleeting, vessel repair and cleaning facility.
Joint recruitment efforts by the Port of South Louisiana and state agencies like Louisiana Economic Development have resulted in numerous new businesses setting up operations along the Mississippi River, and high-paying jobs for the skilled workforce of the region.
Offering high speed, low costs and professional service, the Executive Regional Airport is bringing in business and helping the River Parishes grow.
St. John United Way
Louisiana Sugar Refining LLC Makes Learning A Little Sweeter
(both photos) The Port attends the annual NBAA schedulers and dispatchers conference to promote the Executive Regional Airport. Vincent Caire, Airport Director, and Lisa Braud, Port Manager, are pictured. Noranda Alumina Chairman and CEO David D’Addario (center) pictured with…
On the bank of the Mississippi River at mile marker 137 just before the high water season began.