Port Fourchon

GLPC Joins Partners in Applauding Announcement of $135 Million Award to Finish Elevating LA 1

(CUT OFF, LA) – What long felt like a dream has now come true with the announcement that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $135 million federal INFRA grant to the LA 1 Improvement Project. The project’s approval, which was made official on Monday (June 15th), will add the final 8.3 miles […]

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GLPC to Hold Monthly Meetings Via Facebook Live Once Again

Pursuant to Proclamation JBE 2020-30 of the Governor of the State of Louisiana, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission hereby certifies that, without the use of a telephone and/or video conferencing, it would otherwise be unable to operate due to the quorum requirement of La.R.S. 42:19. (CUT OFF, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission and […]

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GLPC Monthly Meetings to be Held Via Facebook Live

Pursuant to Proclamation JBE 2020-30 of the Governor of the State of Louisiana, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission hereby certifies that, without the use of a telephone and/or video conferencing, it would otherwise be unable to operate due to the quorum requirement of La.R.S. 42:19. (CUT OFF, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission and […]

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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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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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