All state-created port commissions; port, harbor and terminal districts; board of commissioners; navigation districts and terminal authorities, duly organized and existing under the laws of Louisiana are eligible.


Dues: Membership dues for Corporate members are determined by the Board of Directors and are graduated based on the annual operating budget of each individual port.


New and Emerging Ports

Ports designated as emerging ports by the PAL Board of Directors are eligible.


Dues: $400 per year. A port may remain in this category for a maximum of three years.


Please contact PAL to request a Corporate Membership.

All other entities, public or private, who are interested in and concerned with ports and marine issues are eligible.


As an Associate Member you will receive our monthly newsletter providing information about current events that are important to our industry, be invited to our monthly meetings, be invited to our annual conference, have your business info listed in our website’s membership directory with a link to your website, as well as have numerous opportunities to meet and network with decision makers in Louisiana’s maritime industry.

Dues: $400 per year

Honorary members may be selected and approved by the Board of Directors.
Dues: No fee

Membership runs from January to December each year.


Download Membership Application