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Newly Installed View Finders Offer Amazing Visuals of Surrounding Landscape, Offshore Structures

(CUT OFF, LA) – Looking for something to take your mind off what’s going on around us? Well, thanks to the recent installation of two free public view finders at the Irvin P. Melancon Public Boat Launch, you can. The view finders were purchased with port funds and grant money generously awarded to the Greater […]

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Port Operations Continue; Residents Should Monitor Parish Partner Sites for Updates

GLPC Executive Director Says Port Operations Continue; Advises Residents to Remain Informed by Monitoring Parish Partner Sites (CUT OFF, LA) – On behalf of the Greater Lafourche Port Commission and its Board of Commissioners, I would like to encourage everyone to follow the messaging regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) being generated by our partners at Lafourche […]

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GLPC Receives Award from DOTD for Transportation Excellence

(CUT OFF, LA) – GLPC attended a DOTD event on Monday, March 9, where they were given a 2020 Transportation Excellence Award for Intermodal/Public Works Project Development. The award was a way of recognizing the efforts and execution of Port Fourchon’s Northern Expansion Phase II, Slip C, Phase III project that utilized GLPC dollars and […]

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Latest Updates

GLPC WEATHER UPDATES: Visit the Port Commission’s WEATHER & STORM INFO webpage for weather updates, current storm information, and helpful storm prep information and resources. SIGN UP FOR LATEST UPDATES FROM THE PORT COMMISSION: You can sign up to receive a variety of email updates and notices from the Greater Lafourche Port Commission using the NOTIFY ME […]

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Recent Study Points to Amazing Success of GLPC-Run Airport

(CUT OFF, LA) – The South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport continues to make a name for itself in general aviation airport circles, as shown by a recent state-commissioned study revealing the Galliano-based airport ranked fourth overall in total economic benefits with a net output of $97,628,000 in 2019. This represents a jump of more […]

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Greater Lafourche Port Commission, Port Fourchon Turn 60 This Year

(CUT OFF, LA) – Unquestionably the biggest success story in the history of Lafourche Parish can be found at a place called Port Fourchon. So, how did Port Fourchon emerge from a speck of land in southern Lafourche to hosting a valued tenant base that services nearly 100% of all deepwater offshore energy activity in […]

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Wave Monitoring Buoy to Serve Useful Purpose

(CUT OFF, LA) – When it comes to tracking approaching storms or gauging water levels offshore, wave monitoring buoy stations perform a critical function in keeping everyone informed about sea surface conditions. That’s why a recent partnership between the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) to establish one of […]

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Future Coastal Wetlands Park Continues to Take Shape Daily

(CUT OFF, LA) – After unveiling the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s comprehensive master plan for a future Coastal Wetlands Park at a press conference held by Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou in March, you may be wondering how that project is coming along. Well, as we move toward purchasing four pedestal-mounted view finders to be installed at […]

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GLPC, Other Local Agencies Successfully Participated in Full-Scale Coast Guard Training Exercise

(CUT OFF, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission joined the Coast Guard and a bevy of other emergency management partner agencies to participate in an Area Maritime Security Training Exercise Program (AMSTEP) yesterday, July 18th. AMSTEP is a community-based anti-terrorism exercise program that was created to address the requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security […]

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Did You Know? GLPC’s Partnership with NOAA, Other Agencies Helps Provide Publicly Accessible Tidal Data for Port Fourchon

(CUT OFF, LA) – With the potential threat of a 3 to 5-foot storm surge affecting southern Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon in the next 24 to 72 hours, we want to remind residents and others that a current partnership between GLPC, the U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA, National Ocean Service, and the Center for […]

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