Port Fourchon

Shell Makes Investment to Fourchon Beach Repair Project

(GALLIANO, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission is pleased to announce a $500,000 investment from Shell Oil Company, received at today’s monthly board meeting. Shell representative Mary Grace Anderson, the Mars Development Manager, presented the check to the entire community on behalf of the Mars B Deepwater Platform Project. Shell’s contribution is to be […]

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Port Fourchon receives $1 M for TWIC Implementation

(GALLIANO, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission is pleased to announce that the Department of Homeland Security’s Port Security Grant Program has awarded the Port Fourchon/LOOP Port-Wide Area $1,000,033.00 in federal funds for TWIC Implementation. Five entities in the Port Fourchon area will receive funds for their facilities, including the Greater Lafourche Port Commission, […]

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Port Fourchon Open for Business

(GALLIANO, LA) – From recommended evacuation on Friday to the receding of high waters today, the Port Commission and its Harbor Police force have been working hard this Labor Day weekend to secure port businesses and employees during extreme weather and get back to business within hours of storm conditions abating. LA 1 south of […]

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Port Fourchon Implements Command & Control System

(GALLIANO, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission announces the successful installation of its new state-of-the-art Command and Control C-4 software solution. The Greater Lafourche Port Commission today announced the successful installation of a state-of-the-art software system that seamlessly integrates port-wide command, control, and communications functions. The system is installed at the Port Operations Office […]

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Port Director Ted Falgout Receives USCG Recognition

(GALLIANO, LA) – At the December board meeting of the Greater Lafourche Port Commission, Port Director Ted Falgout was awarded a Coast Guard Certificate of Merit. The Coast Guard cited Mr. Falgout for “outstanding dedication and support of Coast Guard missions” during the recent storm seasons and crediting him with “fostering positive partnerships with government […]

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Port Fourchon Harbor Police Receive Commendation

(GALLIANO, LA) – Harbor Police Chief Jon Callais stood proudly to accept a commendation from Tim Osborn of NOAA for the Port Fourchon Harbor Police force’s hard work and dedication during re-entry after last season’s destructive storms. The Harbor Police were recognized at the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s monthly board meeting on Wednesday, April 8th. […]

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Chett Chiasson Named Future Port Director

(GALLIANO, LA) – Chett Chiasson was officially named as successor to Executive Director Ted Falgout at the February board meeting of the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. Chiasson is the current Director of Economic Development and will be the second director in port history upon Mr. Falgout’s retirement December 31st. The port’s fifty year anniversary will […]

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Port Fourchon Back in Business after Gustav and Ike

(GALLIANO, LA) In the aftermath of Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, the Port Commission has worked diligently to restore access to businesses in Port Fourchon. The roads to Port facilities have been cleared, and the Harbor Police are allowing business and camp owners, employees, deliveries, and other commercial traffic through the Port Fourchon checkpoint. Belle Pass […]

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Harbor Police Receives Coast Guard Certificate of Merit

(GALLIANO, LA,) –The Port Fourchon Harbor Police Department received a Certificate of Merit from the United States Coast Guard in recognition of their unwavering commitment and exceptional support of the Coast Guard’s port safety, security, and marine environmental protection missions from June 2005-June 2008 at a Change of Command Ceremony held on Friday in Houma, […]

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