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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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GLPC and Corps Sign Assumption of Maintenance Agreement

New Orleans, LA – On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) formally entered in to an Assumption of Maintenance Agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to extend the reach of the federally-maintained channel in Bayou Lafourche at a signing ceremony at USACE District Headquarters. “This agreement is the […]

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Curtis Pierce Sworn In As Seat E Commissioner

Newly elected Port Commissioner Curtis Pierce was sworn into office at a formal ceremony on November 8, 2017, officially taking his place at Seat E during the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s monthly board meeting. Voters in the 10th Ward of Lafourche Parish elected Mr. Pierce at a special election on October 14, 2017, to fill GLPC’s open board seat. The nine-member GLPC board has jurisdiction over Port Fourchon and the South Lafourche Airport and is the only elected port commission in the state of Louisiana.

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Fourchon LNG, LLC Formally Kicks Off Federal Regulatory Process for $888 Million LNG Facility in Port Fourchon

CUT OFF, LA – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) and tenant Energy World USA (EWUSA) announce that wholly owned Fourchon LNG LLC has filed its formal letter to request initiation of the pre-filing review process with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Upon completion of the pre-filing process, Fourchon LNG LLC intends to […]

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