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BRIDGE CLOSURE NOTICE – CUT OFF LIFT BRIDGE: According to Lafourche Parish Public Works, the Cut Off Lift Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic for repairs on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. through approximately 2:00 p.m. This closure will not affect marine traffic. Alternate routes that can be used include the Cote […]

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Curtis Pierce Sworn In As Seat E Commissioner

Newly elected Port Commissioner Curtis Pierce was sworn into office at a formal ceremony on November 8, 2017, officially taking his place at Seat E during the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s monthly board meeting. Voters in the 10th Ward of Lafourche Parish elected Mr. Pierce at a special election on October 14, 2017, to fill GLPC’s open board seat. The nine-member GLPC board has jurisdiction over Port Fourchon and the South Lafourche Airport and is the only elected port commission in the state of Louisiana.

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Fourchon LNG, LLC Formally Kicks Off Federal Regulatory Process for $888 Million LNG Facility in Port Fourchon

CUT OFF, LA – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) and tenant Energy World USA (EWUSA) announce that wholly owned Fourchon LNG LLC has filed its formal letter to request initiation of the pre-filing review process with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Upon completion of the pre-filing process, Fourchon LNG LLC intends to […]

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Port Commission Announces Proposed Development of $800 Million LNG Facility in Port Fourchon

Pictured: Energy World’s recently completed 2 million ton per annum LNG plant in Sengkang, Indonesia, which is the model facility for the proposed plant in Port Fourchon (Photo courtesy of Energy World) (GALLIANO, LA) – Today the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) and tenant Energy World USA announced the proposed development of a mid-scale liquefied […]

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Port Signs Agreements with Wisner Trust and Corps of Engineers, Plans Next Generation of Port Facilities

(PORT FOURCHON, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is moving forward with its plans to develop the next generation of deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to a newly signed agreement with the Edward Wisner Donation granting GLPC a Right of First Refusal on over 900 acres of property immediately south of […]

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Port Fourchon Hosts Multi-Agency Emergency Preparedness Exercise

(PORT FOURCHON, LA) – Over 40 federal, state and local emergency management and law enforcement officials responsible for the safety and security of the Port Fourchon area held a joint training exercise in Port Fourchon’s Johnny Melancon, Sr. Fourchon EOC (Emergency Operations Center) earlier today to practice coordinated emergency management in the event of a […]

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Port Commission Launches New Website

(GALLIANO, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission is pleased to announce the redesign of its website at www.portfourchon.com. The website’s new responsive design is user-friendly, with enhanced features that allow for easy navigation and viewing from any device, and prominently features the Port Commission’s two brands, Port Fourchon and South Lafourche Airport.

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