Industry Tour Information: October 7th 1:30 - 4:15pm

Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit attendees are invited to join us for a tour of the Port of New Orleans on October 7th from 1:30-4:15pm!

Participants will be treated to the following: 

  • Presentation about the soy and grain handled at the Port and an increasing emphasis on transloading bulk agricultural commodities into containers, as well as the challenges that rail car constraints are causing the ag transportation sector in the region

  • Tour of container and break bulk facilities

  • Walk-through of cold storage facility where poultry is flash frozen and loaded into containers or directly onto ships

 About Port of New Orleans: 

The Port of New Orleans is at the center of the world’s busiest port complex, Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. It’s proximity to the American Midwest via a 14,500-mile inland waterway system 
makes New Orleans the port of choice for the movement of cargoes such as steel, rubber, coffee, containers and manufactured goods.


Tour Schedule: 

Tour Check in – 12:30-1:15 PM

Depart Hotel – 1:30 PM

Travel to Port of New Orleans – 1:30-1:45 PM

Presentation in PONO Auditorium and tour of Port of New Orleans – 1:45-4:00 PM

Returns to Hotel approximately 4:15 PM


Please note that the tour is a ticketed event, be sure to sign up when you register for the Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit. 

If you are already registered for the event and would like to participate on the tour, you can modify your registration online by adding the tour option (at no additional fee) or by contacting Kerri Lynn Russell at

Second Section

Outlook Outlook
iCal iCal
Google Google
Yahoo! Yahoo!