Welcome to the Port of Slidell

55 Waterfront Acres at the Crossroads of Interstate Highways I-10, I-12, I-59 and the Gulf Coast’s Waterways.
Private—Safe—Convenient—Business-Friendly Logistical Solutions minutes from Downtown New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico.
An Asset Recovery Centers of America® premier venue.

Land/Marine Construction

Barge Fleeting & Storage

Land/Marine Heavy Lifts

Crane/Spud/Deck Barges

350' Graving Dock

Waterfront Land for Lease

Port of Slidell



Warehousing & Storage

FAA Approved Seaplane
Access & Dock

Tow/Model Bow Boats

The Port of Slidell Marine Business and Industrial Park / Shipyard is located on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain in Slidell, Louisiana. This naturally strategic location adjoins the three major interstate highway systems, the I-10, I-12, and I-59, serving the greater New Orleans and Gulf Coast region with the region’s waterways near the Gulf of Mexico, Class I Railroads, Slidell’s Airport, and our own private Seaplane Base, Pelican Seaplane Base.

The Port of Slidell affords business and industry traversing the greater Gulf South, a centrally located waterfront base of operations just 20 minutes from downtown New Orleans. Marine-related service and construction companies seeking to locate operations in the greater New Orleans/Gulf Coast region will find unequaled opportunity in a safe—business-friendly environment that offers extreme ease of use… and our Cajun food is second to none.

From Houston to Jacksonville—from Jackson and Hattiesburg—from New Orleans—all commerce meets in Slidell at The Port of Slidell.
Port of Slidell Marine and Industrial Park, Slidell Louisiana

“Marine-related service and construction companies seeking to locate operations to the greater New Orleans / Gulf Coast region will find unequaled opportunity here in a Private—Safe—Convenient—Business-Friendly environment that offers extreme ease of use."

“Companies looking to locate their business to the greater New Orleans / Gulf Coast region will find unequaled opportunity here in a business-friendly environment that offers extreme ease of use."

Our Mission... Community Minded - Globally Focused

The Port of Slidell serves as a unique global economic development engine of opportunity to connect Slidell and all of St. Tammany Parish with the world.  Our mission is to develop Slidell and St. Tammany Parish’s global connections and infrastructure and the family-supporting jobs necessary to exceed the needs of tomorrow.

The Port of Slidell Advantage

The Port of Slidell, Louisiana, is a well-connected location that offers a number of advantages for businesses. Some of the reasons why the Port of Slidell might be a good place to locate a business include:

Access to transportation: The Port of Slidell is located on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, providing easy access to the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi River. This makes it an ideal location for businesses that rely on shipping and transportation.

Low cost of living: Louisiana has a relatively low cost of living compared to other states, which can help to keep business costs down.

Tax incentives: Louisiana offers a number of tax incentives for businesses, including a generous industrial tax exemption program and a competitive corporate income tax rate.

Skilled workforce: The Port of Slidell is home to a skilled and dedicated workforce, which can help to ensure that businesses have access to the talent they need to succeed.

Strategic location: The Port of Slidell is located in close proximity to major markets such as New Orleans and Houston, making it an ideal location for businesses that want to be close to their customers and suppliers.

Quality of Life: Slidell offers a high quality of life, with affordable housing, good schools, and a growing recreation and entertainment scene.

Economic development: The Port of Slidell is actively working to attract new businesses and industries to the area, offering a wide range of resources and support to help companies succeed.

Laissez les bons temps rouler...

Slidell begins where Lake Pontchartrain ends, where the lake forges triumphantly towards the Gulf of Mexico via a deepwater strait. At the Rigolets Pass, you’re as likely to encounter majestic sailboats as toiling shrimp boats...Slidell stands just across the water from New Orleans, 20 minutes away. Culturally—and culinarily—there is little distinction between the two. The Port of Slidell sits at the junction of interstates 10, 12, and 59 and the regions waterways and may be one of the easiest places to access in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast.