Port of Greater Baton Rouge

Greg Johnson

Director of Business Development

2425 Ernest Wilson Drive
Port Allen, Louisiana 70767-0380
Phone : 225-342-1660
Toll-free : 225-362-8381 other
Fax : 225-342-1666
Email : johnsong@portgbr.com
Website : www.PortGBR.com

Targeted Industries

•   Food & Agriculture Related
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution

About Port of Greater Baton Rouge

A Strategic Location

The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is strategically located on the Mississippi River and is an integral part of the national maritime industry and Louisiana economy. Handling a diverse range of cargo and accommodating special requests is a trademark of the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, and we have proof: the Port of Greater Baton Rouge ranks among the U.S. top ports in total tonnage. Present us with a challenge or a unique situation, and we'll always respond with, "We can handle that!"


Access to Markets Via the Nation’s Ports and Depots

Article | September 28, 2021

In 2020, the U.S. imported goods valued at about 2.8 trillion from its international trading partners and exported $2.1 trillion. Trillions more in... more >>

LA: Firm Wins $25M for Cyber Protection for Port Fourchon, to Create 23 Jobs

Development News | July 21, 2020

Stephenson Technologies Corp., LSU’s applied research entity, has won a $25 million federal contract for work to protect Louisiana’s energy... more >>

LA: $20M Rail Project Announced for Port of Greater Baton Rouge

Development News | June 3, 2019

Louisiana capital outlay funds will help complete a $20 million rail project at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge in West Baton Rouge Parish. more >>


Louisiana: Igniting Interest in Manufacturing Jobs

Article | December 6, 2016

See how Louisiana has prepared for manufacturing companies desiring a prosperous business location that offers a tremendous workforce. more >>

LA: Westlake Chemical Completes $425M Chlor-Alkali Plant in Geismar

Development News | February 20, 2014

Project retained 75 jobs, created 70 new direct jobs, an estimated 384 indirect jobs for a total of 454 new jobs + 2,000 construction jobs. more >>

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Louisiana Economic Development

EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... more >>

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