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Terminal Operator

The Port of New Orleans is proud to partner with Ports America and Terminal Investment Limited (TIL) on the new Louisiana International Terminal in Violet. 

  • New Jersey-based
  • North America’s largest marine terminal operator
  • 100+ years of operations in NOLA
  • Geneva, Switzerland-based
  • Part of Mediterranean Shipping Company
  • World’s largest container carrier

Light bulb$800 million in private funding

These partners are investing over $800 million into the Louisiana International Terminal. This demonstrates the industry's confidence in our ability to deliver the premier gateway in the Gulf of Mexico.

Learn more about this historic partnership here


Frequently Asked Questions

The terminal operators are responsible for:

  • Operating the terminal once it's built
  • Buying and maintaining equipment for the terminal
  • Hiring employees
  • Contracting with other companies to perform terminal-related work

Our partners are already operating our existing container terminal in New Orleans. The Louisiana International Terminal will make this a true port complex and allow the partners to strategically position cargo between the two facilities.