Port Fourchon

Washing Away to Air August 29

(GALLIANO, LA, AUGUST 23, 2006) – On the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, “Washing Away”, the story of Louisiana’s disappearing coastline and how this unfolding crisis affects all of America, will be aired. Narrated by Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon, the documentary will premiere statewide in Louisiana Tuesday, August 29 at 8 p.m. and will rebroadcast […]

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Port Fourchon Receives International Environmental Award

(GALLIANO, LA, JULY 28, 2006) – The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the organization representing public ports throughout the Western Hemisphere, has selected Port Fourchon to receive an Environmental Improvement award in the category of Environmental Enhancement for the Port’s Maritime Forest Ridge and Marsh Restoration project. The Maritime Forest Ridge project seeks to […]

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Colonel Wagenaar Visits Port

(GALLIANO, LA, JULY 28, 2006) – On Tuesday, the Port Commission discussed a number of issues and provided a tour of Port Fourchon to Colonel Wagenaar, head of the New Orleans District Corps of Engineers. According to Port Director Ted Falgout, “It was great to have the Colonel take time from his busy schedule to […]

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Repairs to the Recreational Boat Launch in Fourchon Expected to be Completed for Upcoming Golden Meadow-Fourchon Fishing Rodeo

The Port Commission is completing repairs of hurricane damage at Irvin P. Melancon, Jr. Recreational Boat Launch in preparation for the Golden Meadow – Fourchon International Fishing Rodeo to be held June 29 – July 1, 2006. “The Port Commission has contracted Greater Gulf Construction, and we are happy to announce that these improvements will […]

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Port Commission’s Updated Hurricane Guide Presented to Port Companies

(GALLIANO, LA, JUNE 2, 2006) – On June 1, 2006, over 50 representatives from facilities located in Port Fourchon, attended a Hurricane Readiness Meeting at the Port Operations Center in Fourchon. The Port’s updated 2006 Hurricane Guide was presented. Ted Falgout, Port Director, welcomed the crowd to the meeting and showed pictures of last year’s […]

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Supply Vessel Sinks in Belle Pass

(GALLIANO, LA, MAY 15, 2006) – At about 11:25 pm on Saturday, May 13, 2006, Harbor Police received information that SEACOR ENERGY, a 200’ long oilfield service vessel, had struck an underwater obstruction and was sinking in Port Fourchon’s Belle Pass jetties. No injuries were reported. The Harbor Police responded to the scene and four […]

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