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Port Fourchon receives $1 M for TWIC Implementation

(GALLIANO, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission is pleased to announce that the Department of Homeland Security’s Port Security Grant Program has awarded the Port Fourchon/LOOP Port-Wide Area $1,000,033.00 in federal funds for TWIC Implementation. Five entities in the Port Fourchon area will receive funds for their facilities, including the Greater Lafourche Port Commission, […]

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Port Fourchon Open for Business

(GALLIANO, LA) – From recommended evacuation on Friday to the receding of high waters today, the Port Commission and its Harbor Police force have been working hard this Labor Day weekend to secure port businesses and employees during extreme weather and get back to business within hours of storm conditions abating. LA 1 south of […]

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John Melancon, Jr. Elected to Port Commission Board

(GALLIANO, LA) – At Saturday’s special election, voters in the 10th Ward of Lafourche Parish elected John Melancon, Jr. to fill Seat G on the Greater Lafourche Port Commission Board. Upon his win, Melancon said, “It’s an honor to be chosen and to serve in Johnny’s position. I will serve with pride and tradition.” Melancon […]

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Special Election to be Held

(GALLIANO, LA) – A special election will be held for Board of Commissioners of the Greater Lafourche Port Commission, Seat G, to fill the vacancy created by the October 18, 2010 death of John J. Melancon, Sr., according to the following dates: Qualifying period for candidates: February 9 – 11, 2011 Special Primary Election: April […]

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John Melancon, Jr. Appointed to Port Commission Board

(GALLIANO, LA) – John Melancon, Jr., son of the late John “Johnny” Melancon, Sr., was appointed to the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s board of commissioners at a special meeting on Wednesday, October 27th. He was nominated by board president Larry Griffin and was unanimously approved. John will serve as a temporary successor to his father […]

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Port Fourchon Implements Command & Control System

(GALLIANO, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission announces the successful installation of its new state-of-the-art Command and Control C-4 software solution. The Greater Lafourche Port Commission today announced the successful installation of a state-of-the-art software system that seamlessly integrates port-wide command, control, and communications functions. The system is installed at the Port Operations Office […]

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South Lafourche Airport in “Excellent Condition”: Many Improvements since Port Commission Acquisition

(GALLIANO, LA) – The South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport has once again received an excellent Safety and Compliance Inspection report from Louisiana DOTD’s Aviation Division, following a trend of growth and improvement since the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) acquired the airport in late 2001. The report’s comments specifically mention the airport’s recently opened […]

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Port Commission Elects New Officers

(GALLIANO, LA) – At the February 10, 2010, Greater Lafourche Port Commission Board Meeting, the Commission elected its executive officers, who will serve in their newly elected positions for three years. The Board elected Larry Griffin as President, Jimmy Lafont as Vice President, Wilbert Collins as Secretary, and Johnny Melancon, Sr. as Treasurer. Port Commission […]

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