Port Fourchon’s Economic Impact Shows Astounding Growth

Industry at Louisiana's Port Fourchon accounted for over $2.8 billion in sales revenue and over $650 million in household earnings in 2013 in the state of Louisiana, said Dr. Loren Scott, president of Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc., as he briefed the Greater Lafourche Port Commission at its November 7 board meeting. GLPC commissioned the study, “The Economic Impact of … [Read more...]

SPOTD: Warp Speed Through Port Fourchon

Hornbeck Offshore's 240-class offshore supply vessel HOS Bluewater and the 265-class HOS Brimstone were moored at Port Fourchon last night when an Edison Chouest boat hit warp speed through the channel. Image (c) Benjamin Moll. … [Read more...]

Harvey Gulf to Build United States’ First LNG Bunkering Facility at Port Fourchon

New Orleans-based Harvey Gulf International has secured plans to construct and operate the United States' first LNG marine fueling facility out of Port Fourchon, LA, the companies CEO Shane Guidry announced Monday. The facility will consist of two sites each having 270,000 gallons of LNG storage capacity and the ability to transfer 500 gallons of LNG per minute. To support … [Read more...]