AGMAC Update

Executive Director Craig Romero recently made a presentation to the Mississippi River Commission at a meeting in Houma, LA. during their annual low-water inspection trip. The Mississippi River Commission develops plans to improve the consideration of the Mississippi River, foster navigation, promote commerce, and prevent destructive floods.  They provide water resources engineering direction and policy advice […]

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Continued Growth

New companies… new jobs… and new infrastructure investment mean continued growth for the Port of Iberia. Executive Director Craig Romero is in the final stages of negotiating leases with three new companies to locate at the Port of Iberia. Caliche New Iberia, LLC, a Houston based company is in the process of signing a “Right […]

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Being Prepared

Hurricanes and severe storms are all too familiar to the Port of Iberia. Being prepared is key to minimize property damage, personal injury and loss of valuable productive time for businesses at the port.  Craig Romero said, “We are vigilant in preparing for any storm that may affect the Port of Iberia and the well-being […]

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AGMC Update 2017

The Port of Iberia continues working toward the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel. Craig Romero, Port Executive Director, recently met with the newly elected delegation to brief them on the AGMAC status and emphasis on its importance. “Between the Port and the state of Louisiana there is approximately $30,000 million that has already been […]

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Good News

Dynamic Energy Services International has begun the delivery of the process modules manufactured at the Port of Iberia for Shell Oil’s Appomattox project. The modules will be installed on hulls, which are currently being fabricated in a South Korea shipyard. They will then be delivered to Ingleside, Texas where they will be installed in the […]

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Executive Profile: Craig Romero

by: ERIN Z. BASS of “Greater Baton Rouge Business Report” Name: Craig Romero Position: Executive Director Company: Port of Iberia District Age: 62 Hometown: New Iberia Education: B.A., Political Science, University of Southwestern Louisiana Craig Romero got his start in politics. He served as Iberia Parish president from 1984 to 1992, when he was elected to the Louisiana Senate, where he […]

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Good News at the Port of Iberia

The Bayou Companies recently held a ribbon cutting for their new 56,000 square foot pipe coating facility at the Port of Iberia. The $14 million expansion will provide anti-corrosion coating for deep water pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico. The company will take on a two-year project for Shell Oil’s Appomattox project, Shell’s largest floating […]

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Expansion at The Bayou Companies

The Bayou Companies recently held a ribbon cutting for their $14 million expansion at the Port of Iberia.  The pipe coating company’s expansion will take on a two-year project for shell Oil’s Appomattox Deep Water Project.  

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AGMAC Update

The Port of Iberia continues working toward the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel. Recently the Port secured $8.5 million from the State Bond Commission toward deepening the channel. “Between the Port and the state of Louisiana there is approximately $30,000 million available for this project,” Romero stated. “It is a step closer to becoming […]

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Rader Selected as Commission President

The Port of Iberia Board of Commissioners recently selected Larry G. Rader as president for 2016. Rader was appointed to the Board of Commissioners by Iberia Parish Government in 2013. Prior to being on the Port Board of Commissioners Rader served as Chairman of the Iberia Parish Mosquito Abatement District for approximately eight years. He […]

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