Port Status


RE: COVID-19 from Port of South Louisiana

NOTICE | Louisiana Enters into Phase Three, September 10, 2020

As a result of the Governor’s announcement on September 10, 2020,
Port of South Louisiana offices will enter COVID-19 Phase Three effective Monday, September 21, 2020.
During Phase Three, offices will return to being fully staffed Monday through Friday and
Friday hours will return to 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.
Office personnel will continue to practice social distancing and follow protective guidelines.

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NOTICE | Interim Directives for Vessels, April 4, 2020
The Port of South Louisiana supports the interim Covid-19 directives for vessels from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and United States Coast Guard (USCG); that non-passenger commercial vessels, with no sick crewmembers, will be permitted to enter the U.S. and conduct normal operations, with restrictions. Crewmembers on these vessels will be required under Captain of the Port (COTP) authority to remain aboard the vessel except to conduct specific activities directly related to vessel cargo or provisioning operations.

Vessels shall continue to receive provisions and supplies through their agents via supply boats and placed on board by crane.

The Port of South Louisiana’s Marine Operations Department
is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In the event of an emergency, call
MSOC (primary for all emergencies) | 985-536-1118
Marine Operations Barge | 1-866-536-3678
*both available 24-hours*

In the event of a major crisis and/or official Port of South Louisiana closure,
important information will be posted here.