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Seated (left to right):  Mike Hillman, Manager, Morgan City Property Holdings LLC; Joseph Cain, President, Port of Morgan City

Standing (left to right):  Gerard Bourgeois, Port of Morgan City Attorney; Raymond “Mac” Wade, Executive Director, Port of Morgan City

 

morgan City, LA:  The Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District, referred to as the Port of Morgan City, Commission President Joseph Cain has joined Mike Hillman, Manager of MC Property Holdings LLC, in the signing of the transfer of property located at 101 Second Street on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to the Port of Morgan City.  The $400,000 sale marks the beginning of a planned West Dock expansion of the Port’s 800 Youngs Road facility that will result in expanding the dock from its current 800 feet to nearly 1,900 feet of waterfront access.

The Port has received approval for the $15,000,000 initial phase of the expansion project through Louisiana Department of Transportation’s Port Priority Program.  The State Contribution will be $13.5 million while the Port’s contribution will be $1.5 million plus engineering and design.  Construction of the West Dock expansion is expected to begin in 2023.

The Port recently completed a $900,000 rail repair and enhancement project and is moving forward with a $5,000,000 East Dock expansion project, all part of another DOT Port Priority Project totaling $5,900,000. Construction is expected to begin on the East Dock Expansion around May of 2022.

Once all phases of the East and West dock expansion are complete, which includes the purchase of one additional tract of land, the Port’s storage and lay down area will total about 39 acres.

Joseph Cain, Port Commission President, stated, “upon completion of the East and West Dock expansions, the Port of Morgan City will be well poised for future growth opportunities.”

The Port of Morgan City, located in Morgan City, LA, is located at the intersection of the GIWW and the Atchafalaya River.  The Port has a berth depth of 20 feet and is rail and highway served.  Port facilities are located 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico in a heavy industrial area.  The Port is also home to the Buoy Tender Axe.

 

 

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The Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District welcomed Matthew Tycer as its newest Commissioner during their July meeting. Glover, appointed by the Governor, will replace former Commissioner Lee Dragna.

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With Glover are Executive Director Mac Wade, Former Commissioner Timothy Matthews, Sr., his wife Phyllis Glover, Councilman Ron Bias, Councilman Louis Tamporello, Jr., Commission President Joe Cain The Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District welcomed Matthew Glover as its newest Commissioner during their March meeting. Glover, appointed by City of Morgan City, will replace former Commissioner Timothy Matthews, Sr.

Balancing precautions and responses to the Atlantic Hurricane Season as well as the ongoing battle to protect the public from COVID-19 is something leaders will be faced with this hurricane season.  How they do the latter, while battling what Roger Erickson of the National Weather Service is projecting to be a sea-son with “more active systems” in the Gulf of Mexico, is yet to be determined.

InterMoorInterMoor is pleased to announce they have renewed the lease at their fabrication facility in Morgan City, Louisiana.

Originally inaugurated in 2011, the 24-acre facility was subsequently expanded to 34 acres. Since its inception eight years ago, the purpose-built facility has successfully completed hundreds of fabrication projects, including over a hundred steel piles installed offshore for the largest oil and gas projects in the Gulf of Mexico and abroad.

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National Waterways Conference Gulf Ports Assoc of the Americas Louisiana Industrial Develpment Esecutives Assoc Ports Association of Louisiana Gulf Intracostal Canal Association Inland Rivers Ports and Terminals US Coast Guard Houma

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