SUBJECT: December 24, 2019 – Executive Order Federal Holiday

Southern Currents 20-009 2019 Holiday Hours.pdf

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 has been designated a federal holiday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operations will follow their holiday schedule on that date.


Port of New Orleans Operations on Tuesday December 24, 2019:

  • Airport and Seaport operations will observe regular hours.
  • The Centralized Examination Station (CES) will be closed.
  • The Radiation Portal Monitors (RPMs): The terminal operators have notified CBP that they are closed on Tuesday December 24, 2019. 

Outlying CBP Ports of Entry:

  • The Port of Morgan City will observe regular hours on Tuesday December 24, 2019.
  • The Ports of Baton Rouge, Lake Charles and Shreveport are open for specific services via appointment on Tuesday December 24, 2019.
  • The Port of Gramercy will be closed on Tuesday December 24, 2019.  Requests for services should be directed to the Port of New Orleans Operations Desk.
See the attached Southern Currents notice for documentation.