New Orleans by Night
The Port of New Orleans
The Port of New Orleans is gigantic. It is the 1st in the United States based on volume of cargo handled, second-largest in the state after the Port of South Louisiana, and 13th largest in the U.S. based on value of cargo. It also has the longest wharf in the world, which is 2.01 miles (3.4 km) long and can accommodate 15 vessels at one time. And has both a cruise ship terminal and a rail terminal.