VTS Measure – No meeting or overtaking, ships and large tows, MM-117.3 to MM-118.3

Due to construction barges extending 230 ft. into the navigable waterway at ADM Growmark, MM-117.8 RDB, a VTS Measure has been established for one-way, no meetingor overtaking, between all ships and large tow boats, from MM-117.3 to MM-118.3. In addition, slowest safe speed and minimal wake are required.
The construction barges are properly lit. There will be a contact boat on scene, M/V MISS LAURIE, after 0300 Friday, June 29.

For further information, contact VTS LMR on CH-5a, 67, 12 or at 504-365-2314