Per the attached, the following CRPPA restrictions are in place:
8 Foot River Carrollton Gauge
  • Maximum Vessel Length for General Anchorage – 500 Feet
  • Head-down moorings are daylight only.
  • Stern-first mooring in Chalmette Slip conducted in daylight only.

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