Gary LaGrange http://wwno.org en Rollin' On The River: The Mississippi Remains The Heart Of The New Orleans Economy http://wwno.org/post/rollin-river-mississippi-remains-heart-new-orleans-economy <p></p> Mon, 27 May 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 36192 at http://wwno.org Port of New Orleans Unaffected By Low Mississippi River Levels http://wwno.org/post/port-new-orleans-unaffected-low-mississippi-river-levels <p>The Port of New Orleans is keeping a close eye on Mississippi River drought conditions to the north. So far, the port is conducting business as usual. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 25342 at http://wwno.org Port of New Orleans Reports Banner Year http://wwno.org/post/port-new-orleans-reports-banner-year <p></p><p></p><p>The president of the Port of New Orleans says in the annual State of the Port address that business has been good this year. Officials expect that good news to continue. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 22835 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 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 Port of New Orleans Wins Rail Expansion Grant http://wwno.org/post/port-new-orleans-wins-rail-expansion-grant <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c1c31dbd92c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c1c31dbd92c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c1c31dbd92c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-997803.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Officials with the city and port of New Orleans formally accepted a nearly $17 million-dollar Transportation Department grant to build a specialized rail yard at the Napoleon Avenue container terminal.</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 03:06:37 +0000 Eileen Fleming 3480 at http://wwno.org