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Atlantic Daily Briefing

June 20, 2018

Active Systems None Other Disturbances / Areas to Watch Disturbance 4 continues to drift farther inland into south Texas this morning. It will enhance shower and thunderstorm activity across the far western Gulf of Mexico… Log in to read more »

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USCG High Water Restrictions 2018

June 4, 2018

USCG – High-water Restrictions MSIB 8 – Carrollton Gauge at 8’ and Rising With the Carrollton Gauge expected to read 8 feet and rising, the following operating requirements will be in effect: In accordance with… Log in to read more »

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CRPPA Draft Increase

May 31, 2018

The CRPPA Pilots have increased their maximum recommended drafts as follows: Maximum allowable freshwater draft is 47’00” – Effective immediately.

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BAR Draft Increase

May 30, 2018

The BAR Pilots have increased their maximum recommended drafts as follows: Maximum allowable freshwater draft is 45’00” – Effective at 1000 Hours, Local, today, 30 May 2018.

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BAR Pilots – High Water Restrictions

May 30, 2018

  BAR Pilots – 44’ Draft Restriction Effective 1030 Hours 3/19/2018, Rescinded 4/7/2018 The Bar Pilots for the Port of New Orleans recommend that vessels transmitting Southwest Pass from the Sea Buoy (Entrance Lighted Whistle… Log in to read more »

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BAR Pilots Monitoring Storm

May 26, 2018

As reported below, the BAR Pilots are monitoring the approaching storm. As it appears now, if there are any interruptions to service, it is estimated that would happen Sunday afternoon/evening. LaMA will provide updates as received.… Log in to read more »

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Marine Industry Day 2018

May 23, 2018

We are less than two weeks away from our annual Marine Industry Day conference! If you have not yet registered, please do so at http://marineindustryday2018.eventbrite.com. Our working agenda is available on the website at http://gnopsc.org/annual-conference… Log in to read more »

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No Timeline for Increased Draft

May 18, 2018

Pilots are still experiencing problems in the BAR Pilot reach. Captain Miller has no predictions when the recommended draft could be increased from the current 44’ maximum.

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COTP Violations

May 18, 2018

The following was received from the USCG Port State Control Supervisor: In the past week, we have had 2 vessels depart the river while under COTP Order restricting such action. In both cases, the agents… Log in to read more »