Port NOLA Sees Record Cruise Passengers and Ship Calls in 2019


The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) saw another record-breaking year in cruise passenger numbers and vessel calls, as demand for cruising from the sixth-largest cruise port in the United States continues. With the launch of Disney cruises and the addition of year-round itineraries from Royal Caribbean International in 2020, Port officials anticipate another robust cruise season.

Port NOLA Shipping Spotlight: Beads By the Dozen


Beads By the Dozen brings Mardi Gras to life for Louisiana, and Port NOLA is thrilled to serve as their global connector to bring Carnival to the masses.

Journal of Commerce Looks Forward to April Breakbulk and Project Cargo Conference in New Orleans


The Journal of Commerce (JOC) is thrilled to be back in New Orleans with a breakbulk and project cargo conference. We've been covering breakbulk cargo shipping since the JOC was founded by Samuel F.B. Morse as a New York City newspaper in 1827. Since those days, container shipping has changed and simplified how much of the world's general cargo travels, but breakbulk and project cargo still require special handling, equipment and a unique knowledge base.