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UPDATE SPRING 2019 PCRTIBERA Craig F. Romero - Executive Director E.R. "Smitty Smith, Ill - President Mark T. Doré- Vice-President Danny J. David- Secretary-Treasurer Larry G. Rader| Roy A. Pontiff Simieon d. Theodile, Sr. Shane M. Walet The Gulf Coast Cajun Connection PRIME PROPERTY AVAILABLE CALL 364-1065 TODAY! BUSINESS GROWTH E.R. "SMITTY" SMITH, III SELECTED BOARD PRESIDENT The Port of Iberia is off to a great start of 2019 according to ort ofER. Smitty Smith, was recently Iberia Executive Diector, Craig Romero "Qiite a number of portse as 2019 President of the Port businesses have new contracts and projocts, stated Romero. "The Bayou o Iberia Board of Commissioners. He Companics are busy with 1.8 million feet of pipe coating for a majorreplaces outgoing President Roy A line project. The pipe was previously coated by Bayou Companies Pontiff. Smith was appointed to the Board However, the project was put on hold for a few years. Now that theby the City of New Iberia in 2014. He is project is back on track the pipe needs to be cleaned and recoated." The owner of Instrument Electrical Solutions, pipe is transported by barge and railway: This is only one of the contacts c. "The Port of Iberia has been and will for Bayou Companies. continue to be vital to producing jobs both directly, and indirectly through induced Dynamic Industries, Inc.continues to fabricate 92 pre-assembly modules related activities," stated Smith. "Witlh for one of the worlds largest energy companics. These modules will be the current state of affairs both globally used in a polyethylene plant in Pennsyhania. Dynamie also received an additional order for 44 modular units for Texas. This additional contractmportant that we as a commission take will have the number of workers peak at 450 during this year. Various care of the needs of our current tenants, but also look to diversify and parts of this project will also include three other local companies..tct tenants outside of the oil patch Omeg LOT and Berard Transportation. and locally regarding the energy sector, it Other Port of lberia companies have also had positive activity. Chart Energy and Chemicals is busy fabricating cold box trains for two LNG projects staffing up to 350 employees. Crosby ConstructionPORT WELCOMES NEW Services met their employment goal and is looking to expand their facility and staff. RedGuard, who designs and builds blast-resistant buildings are proud to continue working with local vendors for support services on their projects. builds blast-resistant BOARD MEMBER SHANE WALET Shane Walet was recently appointed to the Romero is encouraged by the new activity at the Port of Ibeia. "Its a great way to start the new year, he said."We hope this momentum continues for all of Acadiana. Port of Iberia Board of Commissioners by the Village of Loreauville. replacing resigning Board Member Gene Jefferies. Walet brings nearly 25 years of oil and gas experience to the Port. He is presently a Quality Technical Services Specialist for National Oilwel Varco Tuboscope. T'm honored to be appointed by the leadership of the Village of Loreauville. Walet stated. "Loreauville and the Port of Iberia have always had a great relationship. 1 look forward to working with my fellow commissioners, the Executive Director, and the staff to meet the future challenges and continue diversification to meet the needs of the industry. ANDIDERA PARISHCOUNCILMEMBER EUGENE OUVER .O. Box 9986, Newr lberia, LA 70562-9986 . Phone (337) 364-1065 . Fax {337) 364-3136 mail: info@portofiberia.com www.portofiberia.com