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Plaquemines Port and NOLA Terminal Announce Expansion and Future Development

Belle Chasse, LA – June 6, 2024 NOLA Terminal is pleased to announce the issuance of over $97,000,000 of municipal bonds through the Plaquemines Port. Morgan Stanley acted as lead manager along with Celadon Financial Group as co- manager. Plaquemines Port is pleased to again act as a conduit municipal bond issuer to permit NOLA…

Plaquemines Port and APM Terminals Unveil Strategic Partnership to Develop a Major Container Terminal 

BELLE CHASSE, LA – January 11, 2024 Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District (Plaquemines Port) proudly announces the execution of a letter of intent with APM Terminals (APMT) to build a state-of-the-art container terminal on the West Bank of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. APMT is one of the largest terminal operators in the world and is…

Plaquemines Port Vows to Rebuild the Pointe a La Hache Ferry Ramps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 5, 2023 Contact: Angelina C. Vicknair, Director of Communications, Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District avicknair@pphtd.com PLAQUEMINES PORT VOWS TO REBUILD THE POINTE A LA HACHE FERRY RAMPS Belle Chasse, LA – The Port of Plaquemines is pleased to announce its unwavering commitment to rebuilding the previously condemned Pointe a la…

Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District Hires New Executive Director, Charles D. Tillotson

With decades of maritime industry experience, Charles Tillotson joins the Port of Plaquemines team as Executive Director, effective December 1, 2022. Mr. Tillotson has leadership experience in port business development and operations. His expertise includes handling vessels carrying liquid bulk, dry bulk, containers, breakbulk, military explosives and hazardous materials, and RoRo in over forty-five marine…

Plaquemines Port Announces Signing of LOI to Develop Container Terminal in Plaquemines Parish

An exclusive Letter of Intent (“LOI”) leading to development of a multi-modal, state-of-the-art container terminal in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, was recently signed by Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District (PPHTD) and several potential partners. The signing of the LOI kicks off a 6-month “Due Diligence” period during which the parties will conduct multiple studies prior…

Plaquemines Port Signs MOU with Jefferson County Port

Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District is continuing its goal of establishing relationships with sister ports along the Mississippi River recently executing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Jefferson County Port Authority, located just south of St. Louis, MO. A contingent from Jefferson County Port, including Chairman Derrick Good and Executive Director Neal Breitweiser,…

Plaquemines Port and Corps of Engineers Execute Tiger Pass Agreement

Plaquemines Port and Corps of Engineers Execute Tiger Pass Agreement Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District gathered on August 14th, 2019, to sign the Design Agreement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program (BUDMAT) project aimed to beneficially…

Sanders recaps potential $19 billion in investment coming to Plaquemines

Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District’s value to greater Plaquemines Parish has been a hot topic at recent political debates and parish council meetings. So, an update last week on the potential $19 billion in investments the port is pursuing was right on time. PPHTD Executive Director Sandy Sanders was the featured speaker for the…

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