Did you know…
– Port-related industries generate one in five jobs in Louisiana.
– The average salary at companies on Port of New Orleans property is $63,000/year, 37% higher than the local average.
– Port NOLA spent over $2.1 million on purchases with minority-owned businesses, and over $1.3 million on purchases with women-owned businesses in 2016.
Port NOLA has always been an economic engine for the region—supporting local businesses and creating jobs. Celebrate May as Maritime Month and salute the hard-working men and women in the maritime industry. Read more about the Port’s contributions.
– Renee Aragon Dolese, Port NOLA Director of Communications