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  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has formally entered in to an Assumption of Maintenance Agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers to extend the reach of the federally-maintained channel in Bayou Lafourche. “This agreement is the culmination of over five years of work to demonstrate to the Corps and the nation the benefits […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has announced the completion of the NE Slip C 1671 Linear Feet Bulkhead Project, which adds nearly a 1/3-mile of additional waterfront property for prospective tenants to operate from. The cost of the bulkhead project was more than $11 million with better than $9.2 million of this coming via the […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of the much-anticipated Leeville Boat Launch will begin next week, with completion projected for late October. The $1.1 million recreational facility will be located at the site of the old Leeville draw bridge. The first phase will accommodate about 60 trucks with boat trailers, two 30 ft.-wide concrete ramps and a kayak launching area. […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    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 by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust granting GLPC a lease of over 900 acres of property immediately south of the port. Also, this week, […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s Slip C Dredging project in the Northern Expansion area is currently in progress. The dredge “Mike Hooks” will be working in Slip C for approximately two months. The dredge is using a submerged line across Flotation Canal and floating line along the embankment. The Port Commission expects minimal delays, with […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) was recognized for its distinguished record as a dedicated steward of Louisiana’s coastal lands by the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL). GLPC was presented with a Coastal Stewardship award at the 2014 CRCL Awards Banquet on May 9, 2014. “We were pleased to have been nominated by Restore […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is moving forward with its plans to develop the next generation of deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon. A separate Memorandum of Understanding between GLPC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New Orleans District, was signed recently after nearly two years of discussion and negotiation, allowing GLPC to […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging contractor for the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s Northern Expansion Slip D Bucket Dredge project has begun excavating a new channel in Port Fourchon’s expansion area, creating the new Slip D. The Slip D development is the latest phase of the port’s Northern Expansion, adding 300 acres of developed property to the port and […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The latest phase of Slip C dredging at the Port Fourchon is complete, according to the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. This very important dredging project created a new slip in the Northern Expansion area of Port Fourchon, reports worldoil.com. The dredger “Mike Hooks” has been on the project for approximately two months. The dredger used […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced yesterday that The Water Institute of the Gulf was one of several recipients of funding from the National Coastal Resilience Fund. According to their official announcement, the $500,000 grant to the Institute will be leveraged with private funding from […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has announced the completion of the bucket dredging phase in Slip D, the latest development in Port Fourchon’s Northern Expansion area. The initial dredging of Port Fourchon’s new Slip D, which broke ground less than one year ago, is the most recent benchmark completed in the progression of the […]

  • 16 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 10 – 16, 2018).   Florida ICWW Dredging Plan Introduced The Florida Inland Navigation District will be receiving sealed bids for the construction of the Intracoastal Waterway Maintenance Dredging project at its offices in Jupiter, Florida until 2 PM, […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest ecosystem restoration projects ever undertaken by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has restored the Caminada Headland, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. The new beach covers an area […]

  • 22 March 2012

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission  announced a $500,000 investment from Shell Oil Company, received at 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 used toward the Fourchon Beach Repair/ Renourishment […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) have announced a state commitment of $6 million to the South Lafourche Levee District for levee and floodwall improvements on the Larose to Golden Meadow Levee System. This funding is in addition to the $26.6 million announced last month for flood protection […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has received $2.2 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Board of Directors to be used toward the completion of the East Timbalier Island Project design. “This is another significant step to help advance this important project as part of […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    For the second time in recent years, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been named a national winner for Best Restored Beaches from the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). CPRA’s Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project restored more than 13 miles of beach and dune stretching from the mouth […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has announced the capital construction proposal for the next fiscal year (FY 2016), which includes millions in funding for projects in Southeast Louisiana. The proposal was submitted to the Legislature in the form of House Bill 2 and includes several investments in higher education and infrastructure projects. Governor Jindal said, “This year […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it executed an agreement to use more than 10 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for coastal restoration projects in Cameron and Lafourche parishes. BOEM signed two separate negotiated noncompetitive leases with the state of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Work Plan includes critical funding for infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including $85 million to deepen the Mississippi River to 50 feet. “After years of hard work, I’m very glad that the Corps included over $160 million for critical infrastructure projects in […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District (BLFWD) in partnership with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is taking the lead in implementing the Mississippi River Reintroduction to Bayou Lafourche (MRRBL) Project. The MRRBL Project has an overall goal to divert 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) of fresh water from the Mississippi River into […]

  • 13 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc.,a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $18 million.Orion Marine Group’s wholly owned subsidiary, F. Miller Construction, LLC. was recently awarded a contract by The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District for Phase I of the Restoration of Bayou Lafourche. As part of […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Deputy Executive Director Jason Lanclos joined local officials from the Bayou Lafourche Freshwater District and Lafourche Parish recently to dedicate the Bayou Lafourche Saltwater Control Structure in Lockport. This structure can prevent saltwater from moving up the bayou and create a freshwater reservoir to the north. CPRA used […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will be using an innovative financing strategy for the three important coastal protection projects. The strategy will provide $18.5 million to fully fund the Grand Bayou Flood gate – a critical component of the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection […]

  • 22 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    THIBODAUX — Work has begun to clear thousands of trees officials say are clogging and slowing the flow of upper Bayou Lafourche, threatening drinking water supplies for Terrebonne, Lafourche and Assumption parishes. [mappress] Source:dailycomet,January 21,2010;

  • 22 January 2013

    A donated dredge and excavator arrived in south Lafourche last week and went to work Wednesday, according to houmatoday.com. This new piece of equipment, called the Amphibex 400, will help to create new wetlands outside the south Lafourche levee system near Grand Isle. Windell Curole, the South Lafourche Levee Director, said: “It’s like a Tonka […]