Press Releases

NBC Highlights Importance of Port Fourchon in Recently Released Docuseries

(CUT OFF, LA) – In late January, a film crew from NBC News embarked on a docuseries to explore the importance of Port Fourchon. What this production crew discovered was an enlightening experience that checked many of the boxes they were looking to check. The final product of their efforts, called “Water’s Edge,” can now […]

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Commercial, PBS Story to Run on National Television Networks in Coming Days, Weeks

(CUT OFF, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission will share the national spotlight with other prominent advertisers when a commercial highlighting Port Fourchon airs on Fox Business Network tonight, March 14, between 8:40 and 9:40 p.m. CST. The commercial, which was produced and directed by the Education Alliance, seeks to showcase the importance of […]

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Greater Lafourche Port Commission Accepts Grant Award to Pave Way for View Finders

(CUT OFF, LA) – At the press conference held at Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou in Raceland on Tuesday, March 12th, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission was one of several organizations to find out they had been awarded grant money to assist with a project. With the support of Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou, the funding awarded to GLPC […]

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Port Fourchon Continues to Grow as Demonstrated by Latest Bulkhead Expansion

(CUT OFF, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission is proud to announce the completion of the NE Slip C 1671 Linear Feet Bulkhead Project, which adds nearly a 1/3-mile of additional waterfront property for prospective tenants to operate from. The cost of the bulkhead project was more than $11 million, with better than $9.2 […]

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Bicyclist Makes Point to Visit Port Fourchon on Journey Across America

(CUT OFF, LA) – Adam Iscoe seems like your normal, everyday guy, except he’s not. The 23-year-old Texas native is currently bicycling across America after being awarded the Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize by UC Berkeley in California. Ever since finding out he received the prize, he’s been traveling the countryside with a specific interest […]

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GLPC Board Elects Officers

(CUT OFF, LA) – At the February 13, 2019 board meeting, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) board elected its officers. The board elected Harris “Chuckie” Cheramie, Jr. as President, Rodney Gisclair as Vice President, Perry Gisclair as Secretary, and John Melancon, Jr. as Treasurer. New Port Commission President Harris “Chuckie” Cheramie said, “I appreciate […]

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GLPC Board Begins New Term as Calendar Turns to 2019

(CUT OFF, LA) – At this morning’s Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) board meeting, the newly elected and incumbent members were sworn in for the 2019-2024 term by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry. The nine-member board, which serves the 10th Ward of Lafourche Parish, includes Harris “Chuckie” Cheramie Jr., Seat A; Perry Gisclair, Seat B; […]

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Port Leases Property for Next Generation of Port Facilities, Advances Toward Approval of Deeper Channel

PORT FOURCHON, LA – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) took a major step forward in its plans to develop the next generation of Deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to an agreement signed recently by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust granting GLPC a lease of over 900 acres of property immediately south of […]

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Adams Appointed to Port Commission Seat I

(CUT OFF, LA) – At a formal ceremony during the July 11 board meeting, Randy Adams was sworn into office as an interim port commissioner for the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. Adams takes his place at Seat I, which was left vacant by the passing of his father-in-law, port pioneer and musical legend Ervin “Vin” […]

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