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October 2017

Krielow and Lorenzi Join Port Board Of Commissioners

By |2019-04-04T19:53:12-05:00October 30th, 2017|2017|

Carl Krielow and Thomas Lorenzi have been appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards to the Board of Commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, which operates the Port of Lake Charles. An attorney with Lorenzi & Barnatt, Lorenzi was named as the 2007 Distinguished Attorney by the Louisiana […]

Dudley Dixon Appointed Board President

By |2019-04-04T19:57:52-05:00October 30th, 2017|2017|

Former Westlake mayor Dudley Dixon was elected 2017–2018 president of the board of commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, which operates the Port of Lake Charles. Other new board officers are Mike Eason of Merrill Lynch, vice president; John LeBlanc of Phillips 66, secretary-treasurer; and Elcie Guillory, […]

October 2015

Dongsung Finetec America LLC

By |2019-04-04T20:02:42-05:00October 27th, 2015|2015|

Lake Charles, Louisiana—October 21, 2015—Dongsung Finetec America LLC, announced today that after more than three years of evaluating the US natural gas markets, it has moved forward with its plans to expand its operations from South Korea. Dongsung Finetec is well established as a world leading force in the development […]

Calcasieu Ship Channel: Economic Impact Study 2017

By |2019-04-04T20:02:52-05:00October 22nd, 2015|2015|

On November 9, 2017, the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District released the 2017 update of the Economic Impact Study of the Calcasieu Ship Channel. The Economic Impact Study concludes that the Calcasieu Ship Channel is the main marine transportation corridor and infrastructure for sustained economic development in the SWLA […]

October 2013

State Bond Commission approves Port of LC Revenue Bonds

By |2019-04-04T20:08:12-05:00October 17th, 2013|2013|

The Louisiana State Bond Commission on Thursday morning gave its approval for the Port of Lake Charles to issue up to $100 million in revenue bonds. According to Michael Dees with the Port of Lake Charles, the funds are not supported by tax, and will instead be backed by monies they already have in […]

More Jobs Predicted for LC

By |2019-04-04T20:08:23-05:00October 17th, 2013|2013|

A state economist forecasts the Lake Charles metropolitan statistical area to add 3,300 jobs in 2014 and 4,500 more jobs in 2015 — an increase of 8.1 percent in two years. Loren Scott gave an optimistic outlook for the area during his annual report to business leaders on Wednesday at […]

October 2012

Port secures 25-year contract with $2.5-billion clean energy plant

By |2019-04-04T20:09:26-05:00October 30th, 2012|2012|

The Port of Lake Charles has secured a $2.5-billion first-in-the-nation gasification plant project to be located on port property and adjacent to the port’s bulk cargo handling facility known as Bulk Terminal No. 1. The Port of Lake Charles has partnered with Lake Charles Clean Energy LLC (LCCE), a subsidiary […]

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Port to construct new admin building

By |2019-05-22T21:30:49-05:00October 28th, 2012|2012|

New construction is planned for the administrative offices of the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, which operates the Port of Lake Charles. In a 7-0 vote, the district’s board of commissioners awarded Jeff Kudla AIA Architect LLC a contract for site selection and design of a new port administration […]

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