State of the Port 2019
Brandy D. Christian, Port NOLA President and CEO, and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation (NOPB) CEO, highlighted the successes of the agencies’ diverse business profile in 2019, and focused on the opportunities ahead at the annual State of the Port address today hosted by the International Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers Association of New Orleans.
Port of New Orleans and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Boards Elect Tara C. Hernandez Chair, Gov. Edwards Appoints Joseph F. Toomy to the Board
The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) selected new officers with the election of Tara C. Hernandez as Chair, Darryl D. Berger as Vice Chairman and William H. Langenstein, III, as Secretary-Treasurer during the Sept. 26 monthly Board meeting. Previously, at the Aug. 22 meeting, Joseph F. Toomy was sworn in after being appointed to the Board of Commissioners by Gov. John Bel Edwards.
Port NOLA Welcomes Second Direct-Asia Service
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) welcomed the MSC Vanessa Sept. 23, marking the first call of its second direct-Asia container service.
Norfolk Southern Railroad’s Safety Train is Coming to the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad
The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) is partnering with one of its connecting Class I railroads, Norfolk Southern (NS), to bring NS’s Operation and Awareness Response (OAR) Safety Train to the New Orleans Gateway.