port of new orleans http://wwno.org en Port President Predicts Strong Business Outlook http://wwno.org/post/port-president-predicts-strong-business-outlook <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A week after telling President Obama what the Port of New Orleans needs to succeed, Port President Gary LaGrange told maritime interests that its future is bright. The port is zeroing in on the White House direction to boost exports.</span></p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 48129 at http://wwno.org President Obama Visiting Port Of New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/president-obama-visiting-port-new-orleans <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">President Obama is heading to New Orleans this morning. He selected the port of New Orleans as the backdrop for a speech on the importance of exports. And others are hoping for moment to discuss other economic issues.</span></p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 47340 at http://wwno.org Port Of New Orleans, Carnival Cruise Ships Preparing For Tropical Storm Karen http://wwno.org/post/port-new-orleans-carnival-cruise-ships-preparing-tropical-storm-karen <p>The <a href="http://portno.com/" target="_blank">Port of New Orleans</a> says workers are preparing for Tropical Storm Karen, but cargo operations are continuing uninterrupted, despite the closure of Southwest Pass at the mouth of the Mississippi River.</p><p>However, Carnival Cruise Line ships scheduled to arrive at the port this weekend may be delayed until Monday, the port and the cruise company are saying. Guests aboard the Carnival Elation and the Carnival Conquest are being kept apprised of the storm, and both vessels are said to be sailing a safe distance from the storm.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:07:32 +0000 Jason Saul 45346 at http://wwno.org River Interests Want Deeper Dredging To Accommodate More Vessels http://wwno.org/post/river-interests-want-deeper-dredging-accommodate-more-vessels <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A </span><a href="http://portno.com/big-river-study" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">new economic study</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> released at the Port of New Orleans argues the benefit of deepening the Mississippi River. The numbers come as ports around the country get ready for more business from a major expansion of the Panama Canal.</span></p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 42375 at http://wwno.org Port of New Orleans Expects Normal Operations During High Water Levels http://wwno.org/post/port-new-orleans-expects-normal-operations-during-high-water-levels <p>Communities to the north are dealing with flooding from the swollen Mississippi River. But the Port of New Orleans is not expecting any interruption of shipping traffic. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 33813 at http://wwno.org Port On Target For 1 Million Cruise Passengers This Year http://wwno.org/post/port-target-1-million-cruise-passengers-year <p>The Port of New Orleans and Carnival Cruise Lines hosted a reception for the refurbished Conquest ship now on its first voyage since a major renovation. Port officials are also celebrating substantial jumps in the overall number of cruise passengers. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 22391 at http://wwno.org German shipping company adds Port of New Orleans to Latin American service http://wwno.org/post/german-shipping-company-adds-port-new-orleans-latin-american-service <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A German shipping company has added the Port of New Orleans to a weekly service connecting the city with several Latin American countries.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The port said Thursday that Hamburg Sud will provide the container service through a space charter agreement with Hapag-Lloyd.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:09:48 +0000 The Associated Press 20460 at http://wwno.org All bridges operating at Port of New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/all-bridges-operating-port-new-orleans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Authorities of the Port of New Orleans say all bridges operated in the harbor have returned to service following Hurricane Isaac.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Some phone communication problems were reported at the Florida Avenue Bridge over the Industrial Canal and vessel captains were asked to contact the bridge tender by radio.</p> Sun, 09 Sep 2012 09:31:00 +0000 The Associated Press 19701 at http://wwno.org Port of New Orleans back on schedule http://wwno.org/post/port-new-orleans-back-schedule <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Port of New Orleans officials say all terminals are operating on normal schedules as the port gets back to customary routines after Hurricane Isaac.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Since the Mississippi River fully reopened on Sept. 1, port terminal operators have handled 19 ships. Another six are due in port on Wednesday.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 18:13:47 +0000 The Associated Press 19384 at http://wwno.org LaGrange to receive port award http://wwno.org/post/lagrange-receive-port-award <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Port of New Orleans President Gary LaGrange has been selected to receive the C. Alvin Bertel Award.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 21:35:14 +0000 The Associated Press 19310 at http://wwno.org