WELCOME SEADRILL

The Port of Iberia welcomes Seadrill, a world-class deepwater drilling contractor, to the Port of Iberia. Seadrill recently signed a 10-year lease to establish a shorebase for their Western Hemisphere operations. This shorebase will maintain an inventory of parts and components for drill ships across the world. Seadrill operates over 50 drill ships, primarily overseas, […]

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AGMAC UPDATE

Phase I of the dredging the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel (AGMAC) is ready to begin. The AGMAC would allow dredging of a 16-foot deep channel from the Port of Iberia to the Gulf of Mexico via the Intracoastal Canal. Contracts have been negotiated for the lowering of three pipelines to depth required by […]

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MILLENNIUM EXPANSION PHASE III

The Port of Iberia is finalizing the purchase of 40 acres from Bernard Port Properties, LLC. The property is located behind the Port administration office between Lewis Street and Pesson Road. The Port received $2.4 million in capital outlay funds from the State of Louisiana for land acquisition and canal dredging. This will create more […]

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Signing of a Long-Term Lease with Seadrill

NEW IBERIA, LA MAY 29, 2020 The Port of Iberia announced the signing of a long-term lease with Seadrill, a world-class deepwater drilling contractor, to establish a shorebase for their Western Hemisphere operations.  The 10-year lease will include three additional 10-year lease options.  This shorebase will maintain an inventory of parts and components for drill […]

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Shorebase Lease

The Port of Iberia is in the final steps of signing a 10 year lease agreement with multiple 10 year options with a world-class drilling contractor to establish a shorebase for the western hemisphere part of their worldwide operations. The Port has secured $4.4 Million dollars to enhance the existing buildings and land in order […]

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MILLENNIUM EXPANSION PHASE III

The Port of Iberia has moved forward with Phase III of their Millennium expansion by acquiring approximately 40 acres from Bernard Port Properties, LLC. The property is located behind the Port administration office between Lewis Street and Pesson Road. The Port received $2.4 million in capital outlay funds from the state of Louisiana for land […]

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DYNAMIC GIVING

Over the Christmas holidays, Dynamic Industries, Inc. generously donated a 4-H Championship Hog to St. Francis Diner in New Iberia. The hog was purchased from Peyton Dore at the Sugarcane Festival.

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Mark T. Doré Selected as Board President

Mark T. Doré was recently selected as 2020 President of the Port of Iberia Board of Commissioners. He replaces outgoing President E.R. “Smitty” Smith, III. Doré was appointed by the City of New Iberia in 1997. He has been in sales and marketing in the oil and gas industry for over 30 years. “I’m proud […]

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Good News for Port of Iberia

RedGuard, an expert in design and building of blast-resistant buildings, has recently purchased the former Geo Marine property at the Port of Iberia. This manufacturing facility is in addition to their Curtis Lane location. CSC Sugar, LLC, a leader and innovator in sugar trading, distribution and refining, has recently purchased surplus sugar from area sugar […]

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AGMAC Fall 2019 Update

The Port of Iberia is another step further in dredging the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel (AGMAC). The AGMAC would allow dredging of a 16-foot deep channel from the Port of Iberia to the Gulf of Mexico via the Intracoastal Canal. Craig Romero, Port Executive Director, stated that $13.5 million has been received from […]

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