CRPPA Pilots – High Water Restrictions 2018

CRPPA Pilots – High Water Restrictions

8 ft River Carrolton Gauge

  • Below 8 feet Maximum length for General Anchorage 500 ft
  • 8ft and above Maximum length for General Anchorage 600 ft
  • Head downs (daylight only)
  • Stern first Chalmette Slip (daylight only)

12 ft River Carrolton Gauge

  • Buoys Systems and midstream (MGMT) (daylight only)
  • Chalmette Slip (daylight only) two tractor tugs; No stern first
  • No head downs

16 ft River Carrolton Gauge

  • Vessel draft in excess of 30 ft or greater and pilot ordered after 1600 hrs
    and fog predicted: Minimum one assist tug required

LaMA NOTE: Captain Bopp clarified the requirement for a tug applies to SOUTHBOUND VESSELS ONLY.

 

CRPPA Pilots – 45’ Draft Restriction Issued 3/14/2018, Rescinded 3/16/2018

Draft Recommendation 03/14/18 @1200

Due to deteriora1ng condi1ons in the area of Cubits Gap The Safe Navigation Committee recommends the following:

  1. All pilots should familiarize themselves with the most current surveys
  2. Two vessels with drafts of 40’ or greater should avoid meeting in
    the area from HOP to 1 mile above Old Quaran1ne Sta1on approximately mile 5.0 AHP
  3. Maximum allowable fresh water draft 45’00”

Draft Recommendation 03/16/18 @1600

Due to deteriorating conditions in the area of Cubits Gap
The Safe Navigation Committee recommends the following:

  1. All pilots should familiarize themselves with the most current surveys
  2. Two vessels with drafts of 40’ or greater should avoid meeting in the area from HOP to 1
    mile above Old Quarantine Station approximately mile 5.0 AHP
  3. Maximum allowable freshwater draft 47’00”

CRPPA Pilots – 45’ Draft Restriction Issued 3/18/2018

3/18/8

Due to deteriorating conditions in the vicinity of Cubits Gap, the safe navigation committee recommends the maximum allowable fresh water draft is 45’00”.

 

CRPPA Pilots – 42’ Draft Restriction Issued 4/14/2018

The Crescent Pilots have decided to reduce the draft in the Gap area to 42 feet.

CRPPA Pilots – 44’ Draft Restriction Issued 4/23/2018

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 of any increase the draft by either group at this time.

CRPPA Pilots – Draft Increased to 47’ Issued 05/30/2018

Maximum allowable freshwater draft is 47’00”

CRPPA Restrictions – Below 8 Foot – Carrollton Gauge

High River Advisories to River Pilots

8 ft River Carrolton Gauge

  • Below 8 feet Maximum length for General Anchorage 500 ft
  • 8ft and above Maximum length for General Anchorage 600 ft
  • Head downs (daylight only)
  • Stern first Chalmette slip (daylight only)

12 ft River Carrolton Gauge

  • Buoys Systems and midstream (MGMT) (daylight only)
  • Chalmette slip (daylight only) two tractor tugs; No stern first
  • No head downs

16 ft River Carrolton Gauge

  • Vessel draft in excess of 30 ft or greater and pilot ordered after 1600 hrs and fog predicted: Minimum one assist tug required

LaMA NOTE: Captain Bopp clarified the requirement for a tug applies to SOUTHBOUND VESSELS ONLY.

Here is the official notice: CRPPA Restrictions – Below 8 foot – Carrollton Gauge.pdf