PORTraits

Alex Hernandez
Consulate General of France in Louisiana Grégor Trumel (3rd from left) and Vice-Consul Olivia Lamy (2nd from left) visited the Port of South Louisiana for a tour and overview of Port operations. Pictured from left: St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran, Lamy, Trumel, St. John the Baptist Parish President Natalie Robottom, St. James Parish President Timothy Roussel, and Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul Aucoin.

L-R: Port Commission President Paul Robichaux and Executive Director Paul Aucoin pictured with (Center) Sen. Gary Smith.

 

L-R: Executive Director Paul Aucoin and Port Commission President Paul Robichaux pictured with (Center) Sen. Eddie Lambert.

 

Commissioner Joey Murray (Left) pictured with State Representative Sam Jones (Center)  and Paul Aucoin.

 

Representatives from Metal Shark present a plaque commemorating the M/V Nathan Folse Christening.

 

In 2010, Port of South Louisiana (PSL) entered into an agreement with St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office to procure a dog for the purpose of narcotics detection. A year later, a Black Shepherd named Roid was acquired. In January of this year, the Port and Sheriff’s Office jointly purchased another dog, Titus, a Belgian Malinois, who is being trained to become a patrol/explosives K-9. Pictured L-R: Sgt. Stephen Hefler  with Titas, the Belgian Malinois; Sheriff Mike Tregre, St. John the Baptist Parish; Paul Aucoin, Executive Director, Port of South Louisiana;   Lt. Monty Adams with Roid the Shepherd; Mitch Smith, Operations Director, Port of South Louisiana

 

At the Christening of the M/V Nathan Folse are his family members (L-R): Nathan J. Folse, Jr., Joni Folse, and Melissa Folse-Oubre (the late Nathan J. Folse’s son, wife, and daughter)

 

The Port entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nicholls State University to promote the university’s Coastal Restoration Program, dedicated to provide storm surge protection, ending coastal land loss and restoring the land. Pictured L-R: Nicholls State University Head and Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Quenton Fontenot, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul G. Aucoin, Nicholls State University President Dr. Bruce Murphy, and Nicholls State University Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Allyse Ferrara

 

20 Tulane University professional MBA program students and their instructor, Knud Berthelsen, listened as Port Executive Director Paul Aucoin explained the importance of the Port of South Louisiana to the region, state and  world