AGMAC Update

“The deepening of the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel is well underway. The dredging has begun and we are excited to be closer to allowing much larger vessels to access our port, therefore creating more job opportunities for all of Acadiana. Thank you to our entire Acadiana legislative delegation for securing the necessary funding […]

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MORTON NAMED NEW COMMISSION MEMBER

Bilal Morton was recently appointed by the City of New Iberia as new Port Commission member replacing E. R. “Smitty” Smith III. A native of New Iberia, Morton has a Business Degree and is currently a business analyst. He held multiple leadership positions throughout his college career. He has more than the basic knowledge of […]

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PONTIFF SELECTED AS NEW COMMISSION PRESIDENT

Roy Pontiff was recently selected to serve as President of the Port of Iberia Board of Commissioners. He replaces outgoing President Danny David. Pontiff was appointed to the Board in 2014 by the Iberia Parish Council. “I’m honored to continue my involvement in the development of the Port. Having previously served as the Port’s Executive […]

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Another Step to Deepen the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel

The Port of Iberia recently completed another step to deepen the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access channel (AGMAC). As required by the Corps of Engineers, four pipelines have been lowered to prepare for dredging from the port to the Gulf of Mexico via the Intracoastal Canal. The AGMAC project will create a 16’ depth in […]

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Message from Executive Director, Craig Romero

Drilling contractor, Seadrill is officially open at the Port of Iberia. Seadrill moved from its 25 acre and 14,000 square foot facilityin Houma to the new 57-acre 200,000 squarefoot warehouse at the Port of Iberia. Seadrill will inventory parts and components to repair and maintain drill ships from across the globe. According to Lynn Usie, […]

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Port of Iberia Welcomes Turner Industries

Governor John Bel Edwards along with the Port of Iberia Executive Director and Board of Commissioners today welcomed Turner Industries as the latest company to locate at the Port of Iberia.  Turner Industries provides turnkey services and solutions to the nation’s heavy industrial sector, supporting companies that produce fuel, energy, and products essential to modern […]

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Gulf of Mexico Access Channel Project

Article by: KATC News Posted at 11:49 AM, Mar 04, 2021 and last updated 7:39 PM, Mar 04, 2021 The Port of Iberia held a ribbon cutting ceremony recently to officially kick off the Acadiana to Gulf of Mexico Access Channel Project. The ribbon cutting was held at the drill site where the first of three large […]

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MESSAGE FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

“Good things are happening at the Port of Iberia, despite the challenges of the past year. Several companies are providing products and services to the Liquid Natural Gas industry. Longtime port business, The Bayou Companies, continues to maintain a high activity level with pipe coating for various LNG plant connections. Chart Industries is busy with […]

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AGMAC UPDATE

The Port of Iberia is another step closer in deepening the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access channel (AGMAC) to a 16 feet from the port to the Gulf of Mexico via the Intracoastal Canal. Work on lowering the first of three pipelines as required by the Corps of Engineers has begun. To prepare for dredging […]

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DANNY DAVID SELECTED AS BOARD PRESIDENT

Danny J. David was recently selected to serve at President of the Port of Iberia Board of Commissioners. He replaces outgoing President Mark Dore’. David was appointed to the Board by the Iberia Parish Council in 2008. David is a lifelong resident of New Iberia and owns David Mortuary, LLC, David Marble & Granite, Inc., […]

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