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Slip C Bulkhead Project Breaks Ground

(GALLIANO, LA) – Ahead of schedule by popular demand, Port Fourchon’s latest expansion project, Slip C, is turning into the Port Commission’s very own “field of dreams.” Carved from an empty expanse of water and dredged materials over the last two years, Slip C is on course to exceed its estimated development expectations, and its […]

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Port Fourchon Wins 2013 AAPA IT Award

PORT FOURCHON WINS 2013 AAPA INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AWARD Port’s GLPC-C4 Maritime Domain Awareness System selected as example for the nation (GALLIANO, LA) – The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has announced Port Fourchon as the 2013 winner of the prestigious AAPA Information Technology Award for Port Operations and Management Systems. Port Fourchon’s GLPC-C4 project […]

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Port Commission Board Elects Officers

(GALLIANO, LA) – At the February 20, 2013 board meeting, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission board elected its executive officers, who will serve in their newly elected positions for three years. The board elected Perry Gisclair as President, Jimmy Guidry as Vice President, Chuckie Cheramie as Secretary, and John Melancon, Jr. as Treasurer. New Port […]

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Newly Elected Port Commission Board Sworn In

(GALLIANO, LA) – In a January 9, 2013 ceremony, the newly elected Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) board members were sworn in for the 2013-2018 term. The nine-member board serves the 10th Ward of Lafourche Parish and has jurisdiction over Port Fourchon and the South Lafourche Airport. The Greater Lafourche Port Commission is the only […]

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New Port Video Highlights Port Fourchon Tenants, Growth

(GALLIANO, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission is pleased to announce the release of its new port video, which has been updated with new footage of Port Fourchon and the latest information on our growing port. Port Director Chett Chiasson and the Port Commission Board approved the new video production earlier this year and […]

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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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