Filming of HBO’s television show Vice took place at the Port in early summer.  This episode highlighted the need for dredging at the mouth of Mississippi River.


Dan Slane, former transition team member of President Trump along with Sean Duffy, Big River Coalition


Paul Aucoin, Port Executive Director


Members of the Illinois Soybean Association visit the Port of the South Louisiana to get first- hand knowledge of the operations of the nation’s leading grain exporter



In conjunction with the World Trade Center of New Orleans, the Port hosted a delegation from the European Union, who was in the New Orleans area for programming sessions.

They were given an overview presentation on the Port followed by Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain DVM, who gave a presentation on trade between the U.S. and the EU. The session concluded with a brief talk by LSU Director of International Relations Ivana Tregenza followed by LSU AgCenter’s Scientist and Pilot Plant Manager Dr. Marvin Moncada’s presentation on the success of the department’s food incubator.



Pictured are FBI New Orleans WMD Directorate / Analysts with Port officials Paul Aucoin and Lester Millet III. Team members took a waterborne tradecraft tour aboard the M/V Nathan Folse.


Ports Association of Louisiana (PAL) and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Multimodal division learn about the Port of South Louisiana’s impact on the state and nation by being provided with a presentation and tour of the Port. Pictured (L-R) Lisa Braud, PSL;  Molly Bourgoyne, La DOTD; Candace Griffith, PAL; Mathew Malphurs, La DOTD; Patti Crockett, PSL; and Brian Cox, PSL.



Port Partners with Education


Nicholls State University (NSU) visits the Port.   (L-R)  Paul Aucoin, PSL Executive Director; Linda Prudhomme, PSL Director of Business Development; Monique Crochet, Executive Director for External Affairs at NSU, Allison Clune, and Dr. Jay Clune, President, Nicholls State University.


River Parishes Community College (RPCC)  visits the Port. (L-R) Vincent Caire, PSL Airport Director;  Joe Trosclair, PSL Marine Ops;  Abigail Stonerock, Vice Chancellor, RPCC;  Dr. Dale Doty, Chancellor, RPCC; Capt. Ahmad Young, PSL Marine Ops;  Roy Quezaire, PSL Deputy Director; and Todd Jacob, PSL  Marine Ops.