John Montagne

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University. Eight years Industrial Construction experience. Currently owner, since 2012, of Deep South properties residential construction company.


Debbie Britnell
Vice President

Lifelong resident of Orange County. Mrs. Britnell retired from the Port of Orange in June 2021 after 17 years of service. She has not only been a valuable asset to the Port as an employee but also in the various positions she has held within other organizations and her church.


Keith Wallace

Mr. Wallace was elected as Commissioner to the Orange County Navigation & Port District Board of Commissioners and currently serves at the Secretary/Treasurer of the Board. Mr. Wallace is President of Reliable Dry Cleaning Services in Bridge City, Orange, Vidor and Pinehurst which is a family owned business purchased in 1988. He is an active member of the Orange Lions Club, Bridge City Chamber of Chamber of Commerce, Vidor Chamber of Commerce, Orange Chamber of Commerce, Sabine Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, the Texas Farm Bureau and the National Rifle Association. Also, Mr. Wallace is currently a Board Member for the Orange County Economic Development Committee.


Walter James Mullins III

Lifelong resident of Orange County.  Served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era.  Member of the International Longshoreman's Association.  Served numerous terms as Vice President of ILA Local 21 and served as President of ILA Local 22.  Employed by West Gulf Maritime for fifty four (54) continuous years.  I consider myself a goodwill ambassador for the United States every time I board a foreign flagged vessel and act accordingly.  Served as Port of Orange Commissioner from 1984-1994.


Marvin Spears

Lifelong resident of Orange County. Mr. Spears is the President of Engineered Packaged Systems Inc., a company that was started by his father in 1984.  Founding member and lifelong board member to Vidor Pirate Intermediate Football Academy (VPIFA) and President of hunting lease in Agelina County near Sam Rayburn.  Interest include hunting, fishing, golfing, and traveling.

About The Port

The Port of Orange became a deep-water port, open to the Gulf of Mexico and the world's oceans in 1916 when a 25-foot channel through Sabine Lake, past Sabine Pass, and out to the Gulf of Mexico was completed.

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Port Services

The Port of Orange On-Site Marine Services includes shipyards that can accomodate New Construction and Repairs of tugs, Barges and Offshore Petroleum Drilling Platforms along with Dry Dock Services for Barges and Tugs.

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