There was a release of fuel oil this morning near Shell Norco, MM 126, LMR. Any vessel that is contaminated (meaning, has oil on the hull), must contact: Chaffe McCall LLP (504) 585-7000 NOTE: “Any… Read More »
From CBP: “We have been receiving numerous questions regarding the regulation with requires foreign entrances/clearances to be translated into English. Let me clarify- This topic was discussed at the recent Vessel Agents’ training. This requirement is… Read More »
Federal Pilots 44 Ft Draft Recommendation April 2018.pdf Due to the continued shoaling and ongoing dredging operations between the Southwest Pass Seabuoy and mm 1.5 AHP; The Federal Pilots of Louisiana are recommending a maximum… Read More »
CRPPA Draft Increase 44 Feet April 2018.pdf CRPPA has increased it’s allowable draft to 44’ freshwater. REMINDER: The BAR and Federal Pilots still have a maximum allowable draft of 42’ freshwater. There is no indication… Read More »
CRPPA Draft Reduction to 42 Feet April 15 .pdf The Crescent Pilots have decided to reduce the dra9 in the Gap area to 42 feet.
Southern Currents 18-026.pdf SUBJECT: Blanket Delay in Departure Due to LMR Closure Blanket Delay in Departure: The CBP Area Port Director has approved a blanket Delay in Departure for those vessels unable to depart the… Read More »
Southern Currents 18-025.pdf SUBJECT: Translations Required for Documents Presented to CBP in Foreign Languages Per 19 CFR 4.7 and 141.86, all documents presented to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Port of New Orleans will… Read More »
Shell Geismar Hold In Tugs Rescinded April 2018.pdf Shell Geismar is rescinding it’s hold-in tug requirement. It will be at the discretion of the Master of the vessel in consultation with the pilots to determine… Read More »
Shell Norco Hold In tugs Rescinded April 2018.pdf Shell Norco is rescinding it’s hold-in tug requirement. It will be at the discretion of the Master of the vessel in consultation with the pilots to determine… Read More »
Shell Norco Hold In tugs Rescinded April 2018.pdf The following will be in effect at Shell Norco when the New Orleans gage reaches 16 feet and rising: Ships and Ocean Going Barges will be required… Read More »
Chalmette Refining Holding Tugs Rescinded.pdf At the current river stage we are discontinuing the holding tug requirement at Chalmette with the exception of any Suez Max class vessels. The Baker Spirt (Suez Max) with an… Read More »
The Carrollton Gauge as of 1000 hours today was 11.01 feet. The latest forecast show the LMR reaching 14’ one week from today on Monday, March 5, 2018. Valero St Charles will require one stand… Read More »
Valero St CharlesHold In Tug Rescinded.pdf Please note Valero St Charles hold-in tug requirement will be rescinded at 0700 Wednesday 4 April.