Port of New Orleans President & CEO to Deliver State of the Port Address
NEW ORLEANS – The Port of New Orleans President and CEO, Brandy D. Christian, will deliver the 2017 State of the Port Address during a scholarship luncheon hosted by the International Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers Association of New Orleans. The luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at the Marriott New Orleans Downtown at Convention Center in the Blaine Kern Ballroom, 859 Convention Center Blvd.
The Port of New Orleans is a deep-draft multipurpose port at the center of the world’s busiest port system — Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. Connected to major inland markets and Canada via 14,500 miles of waterways, six class-1 railroads and the interstate highway system, Port NOLA is the ideal gateway for containers and breakbulk cargo, as well as passenger cruises. A growing network of ocean carrier services, along with services like container-on-barge make Port NOLA the superior logistics solution.