Why “Ag Coast” ports are backing Port NOLA’s new $1.8 billion container terminal

New container terminal is not just about bringing big ships in

The Port of New Orleans is pushing ahead on its plans to develop the new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT). The new $1.8 billion state-of-the art container terminal will eliminate air-draft restrictions that limit the size of vessels that can currently call Port NOLA, allowing it to serve vessels of all sizes. Just as importantly, as well as welcoming ocean giants, the new terminal will also strengthen the flow of inland river container traffic and the St. Louis regional ports and the St....


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