Port Fourchon

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BRIDGE CLOSURE NOTICE – GALLIANO PONTOON BRIDGE: According to Lafourche Parish Government, the Galliano Pontoon Bridge crossing Bayou Lafourche is closed to vehicle traffic beginning November 28, 2016, for approximately 120 days . This closure is due to the demolition and reconstruction of the Louisiana Highway 1 approach to the bridge. During this time, traffic […]

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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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Port Fourchon Continues Slip D Development, Focuses on Resilient Design

(PORT FOURCHON, LA) – Today the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) announced the completion of the bucket dredging phase in Slip D, the latest development in Port Fourchon’s Northern Expansion area. The initial dredging of Port Fourchon’s new Slip D, which broke ground less than one year ago, is the most recent benchmark completed in […]

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CAMO & Port Fourchon Launch AIS Vessel Safety Initiative

(PORT FOURCHON, LA) – The Coastal and Marine Operators (CAMO) group today announced it has successfully completed the first step in rolling out a major initiative to protect the safety of mariners, the environment and hydrocarbon pipelines from being damaged. The CAMO group began transmitting Automatic Information System (AIS) safety messages directly to mariners in […]

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Port Fourchon Begins Slip D Construction

                 (GALLIANO, LA) – Amid the hustle and bustle of summertime fishing rodeos and family vacations, not to mention the daily traffic of workers and supplies going in and out of Port Fourchon, one recent addition quietly slipped into port and began some ground-breaking work. Literally. The dredging contractor for the Greater Lafourche Port […]

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