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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards, together with State Representatives Tanner Magee, Stephanie Hilferty and Jerome “Zee” Zeringue will today participate in a flyover of coastal Louisiana. The delegation will meet with officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to discuss the state’s master plan to restore Louisiana’s eroding coast. “I’m looking forward to joining these […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Fourchon Commission has just announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will start maintenance dredging work inside the jetties, heading south into the port. According to the notice, the Port Commission and Port Fourchon Harbor Police are working with the Corps and dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to ensure that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2010

    The federal government plans to spend $30 million to help restore a barrier headland that helps protect Port Fourchon, a major oil and … (kalb) [mappress] Source: kalb, August 18, 2010;

  • 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 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 September 2012

    The expansion project at the Port Fourchon is moving forward very smoothly. Chett Chiasson, the Port Director, stated: “Slip B is completely leased out and tenants are completing work on their sites. Slip C is in the dredge work phase to create the land, and we already have two tenants who have secured space in […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next CPRA (Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority) Coastal Connections event is taking place today at the Moran’s Marina in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. At the show, CPRA staff will provide more information about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion projects and how they will help to rebuild and sustain Louisiana’s wetlands. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 March 2013

    A fact-finding mission to Panama by representatives of the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) and the Port of Terrebonne has resulted in potentially positive news for the region’s economy. TEDA Chief Executive Officer Steve Vassallo said the goal of the trip – conducted March 16-18 – was to determine how Terrebonne Parish and surrounding […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Weeks Marine, Inc., Houma, LA, has announced the completion of two major investments that will increase the competitiveness and efficiency of the company’s dredging, sediment slurry pumping and placement capability in Coastal Louisiana and around the USA. Both cutter suction dredge EW Ellefsen and the Weeks 320 Unloader, a hopper barge unloader that pumps material from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2011

    A $28.6 million project aimed at rebuilding beach, dunes and marsh along West Belle Pass near Fourchon Beach is getting under way this month…   By Nikki Buskey (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday , December 19, 2011;

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two NOAA-sponsored habitat restoration projects in Louisiana have been approved for $30 million in funding in 2020 by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. According to NOAA, these projects will restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast, increase protection for people and property, and benefit some of America’s richest fisheries: Construction of the West Fourchon […]