Advantages

Advantages

Investment
Investment

Longevity: Ports America has a long term lease to continue to operate the Napoleon Avenue and Nashville Avenue Terminals.

Ports America will continue to invest in infrastructure and equipment to accommodate the continued growth of container vessels. These investments will allow both terminals to facilitate larger vessels (up to 10K TEU) and associated increases in volume.

Continuous Improvement: 2020 – 2023 Capex plan calls for an additional $18 million in equipment upgrades and $4.2 million in technology enhancements.


Productivity
Access

Port NOLA is strategically located with water connectivity to 31 states allowing swift distribution of goods throughout America and to the world.

The nation’s only Deepwater port with access to six (6) class 1 railroads, greatly enhancing intermodal rail. The port connects existing markets like Memphis, Chicago, and Canada as well as new markets such as Dallas/Ft. Worth and Atlanta.

Deepwater port sits squarely on the Mississippi River, America’s global commerce super highway, with access to the nation’s largest container on barge service.

Innovations

Productivity
Technology

Operational Excellence: modernized terminal operating system utilizing Navis N4; real-time equipment tracking and positioning; leading gate technology utilizing OCR, Weigh-in-motion, and RFID

Customer Experience: integrated web portal solution enabling real-time cargo visibility, appointments, and interaction; EDI integration to support real time data exchange; mobile solutions and customer service support

Cyber Security: active partnering with key stakeholders on Cyber Defense; enterprise real-time monitoring and alerts for critical security events; cyber training and awareness