Port Fourchon

Belle Pass Dredging Under Way

(GALLIANO, LA, MAY 12, 2006) –The channel to Port Fourchon is getting a “face lift” by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. As a result of the 2005 hurricanes, shoaling in the channel is currently being removed and restoration of the rock entrance jetties will soon begin. According to Port Director Ted Falgout, “These welcomed […]

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Scientists from Across the World Visit Port Fourchon as Part of “Envisioning the Gulf Coast” Sympoisum

(GALLIANO, LA, MAY 1, 2006) – A group of scientists from across the world visited Port Fourchon on Monday, April 24, 2006 as part of a 3 day symposium entitled “Envisioning the Future of the Gulf Coast. The event was sponsored by BP and America’s Wetland. Ted Falgout, Port Director, gave a presentation to the […]

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Kazakhstan Ambassador and Congressman Melancon Visit Port Fourchon

(GALLIANO, LA, APRIL 24, 2006) – On Sunday, Ambassador Kanat Saudabayev from Kazakhstan and Congressman Charlie Melancon visited Port Fourchon. Ted Falgout, director of the Port gave a presentation on the importance of Port Fourchon to the nation’s energy and its history. “The Port Commission was established in the 1960s, but the real success of […]

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DOTD Breaks Ground for Construction of LA1 Bridge to Port Fourchon

(GALLIANO, LA, MARCH 28, 2006) – Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) Secretary Johnny B. Bradberry, U.S. Senators Mary Landrieu and David Vitter, U.S. Representative Charlie Melancon, and a large group of state and local officials were on hand to break ground Friday afternoon for a new LA 1 bridge […]

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New Port Video Illustrates Port Fourchon as a World-Class Facility

(GALLIANO, LA., JANUARY 23, 2006) The Greater Lafourche Port Commission announces the release of their new port video illustrating Port Fourchon as a world-class facility positioned to meet the challenges of the future. Port Director, Ted Falgout said, “Port Fourchon’s well-planned port facilities and services have become a vital link in the support of our […]

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Electricity Restored in Port

(GALLIANO, LA, SEPTEMBER 27, 2005) Electric power was restored in Port Fourchon at about 8:00 p.m. last night, Monday, September 26, 2005. The Leeville Bridge will open for marine traffic now that electricity has been restored. The Golden Meadow Floodgate is now open for marine traffic. Highway 1, Highway 3090 & all port roadways are […]

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