The ports can be categorized into four broad categories: deep draft, inland, coastal, and developing. The majority of the Louisiana ports are considered shallow-draft inland or shallow-draft coastal ports.
To develop and foster good relations among all ports in the State of Louisiana
To promote the exchange of information between ports relative to new techniques or technologies on development, organization, administration, and management
To facilitate the formulation of common positions, policies or plans on questions of common interest and to present such positions at regional, state, national and international discussions
To initiate measures which represent the interests of Association members within intergovernmental and other organizations in order to improve conditions and efficiency of the state’s ports
To promote favorable publicity by publication through newsletters, journals, magazines or other media of all port affairs
To promote academic research and educational interest in the ports and marine sectors
To foster and encourage economic development within the State of Louisiana
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P.O. Box 82880
Baton Rouge, LA 70884