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The Port of New Orleans Announces its New Consolidated 10-Year Lease with The Kearney Companies, Inc., a Subsidiary of Precision Terminal Logistics, LLC


The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) today announced a new 10-year lease arrangement with The Kearney Companies, Inc. (The Kearney Companies), a subsidiary of Precision Terminal Logistics (PTL). This new lease marks a significant milestone in the longstanding relationship between Port NOLA, The Kearney Companies, and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB), which provides rail service to its facilities and connection to all six Class 1 Railroads (BNSF, CPKCS, CN, CSX, NS and UP).

Port of New Orleans Board of Commissioners Elects Walter J. Leger Jr. as Chairman


Today, the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) selected new officers with the election of Walter J. Leger Jr. to serve as Board Chairman, James J. Carter Jr. as Vice Chairman, and Sharonda R. Williams as Secretary-Treasurer for a nine-month term. With the alignment of the Port NOLA and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, Port Commissioners and officers also serve on the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission.

Port NOLA Recognizes Senator Kennedy for Ongoing Support of Infrastructure Development in St. Bernard Parish


The St. Bernard Transportation Corridor, a long-needed roadway for St. Bernard Parish that will connect the new $1.8 billion Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) to the interstate system, will receive $15 million in federal funding as part of the recently passed Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) Act for 2024.

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