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The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) container vessel operations resumed on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. The operation at the port has started just nine days after Hurricane Ida made landfall in southeast Louisiana as a category 4 storm. The first two ships operated at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal were the MSC Charleston at New Orleans Terminal and the Hapag Lloyd CSL Manhattan at Ports America. Seacor’s container on barge service will be worked tonight by Ports America. 

September 7, 2021 – The Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal is operating with a limited gate (no export full receiving) and started vessel operations this morning.
September 8, 2021 – The Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal will operate a full gate and full operations, resuming to the NORMAL OPERATIONS.

Other Update (The Port of New Orleans )

Container terminal operations:

New Orleans Terminal: Open
Ports America: Open

Breakbulk terminal operations:

Coastal Cargo: Open
Gulf Stream Marine: Open
Ports America (breakbulk only): Open
Empire: Open

Rail Operations:

The New Orleans Public Belt (NOPB) Rail operations have resumed with modified hours of operations between 7:00 am – 11:00 pm to connect with BNSF, CN, CSX, KCS, NS, and UP.

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