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 »
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 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 the number of tugs and associated horsepower needed.
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 ETB of 4/5 will require… 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 »
Please note Valero St Charles hold-in tug requirement will be rescinded at 0700 Wednesday 4 April.