Revetment Ops – 12 Mile Anchorage Restrictions

The USACE has commenced Revetment Ops at MM 81.0 AHP.
Effective immediately on November 23, 2018, this Measure is in effect with the following provisions:

  • All vessels are restricted to one-way traffic from MM 80.3 to MM 81.5 AHP LMR from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily.
  • All vessels are prohibited from anchoring above MM 80.0 within 12 Mile Anchorage.
  • All vessels shall contact the USACE on-scene pilots stationed on the M/V HARRISON or M/V WILLIAM JAMES via VHF-FM Channels 67 or 82 to make passing arrangements.

The full MSIB is below.

VTS Measure – Poydras Revetment Operations MM 81.0 AHP LMR

Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Lower Mississippi River, in accordance with the Navigation Safety Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations Title 33, Subpart 161.11, will establish a VTS Measure for the water effective immediately on November 23, 2018, this Measure is in effect with the following provisions:

  • All vessels are restricted to one-way traffic from MM 80.3 to MM 81.5 AHP LMR from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily.
  • All vessels are prohibited from anchoring above MM 80.0 within 12 Mile Anchorage.
  • All vessels shall contact the USACE on-scene pilots stationed on the M/V HARRISON or M/V WILLIAM JAMES via VHF-FM Channels 67 or 82 to make passing arrangements. Mariners are urged to exercise caution and transit at the slowest safe speed to minimize wake. Updates and/or changes will be broadcast via Safety Broadcast Notice to Mariners. For further information, contact:

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center: (504) 365-2200
Coast Guard Waterways Management: (504) 365-2280
Vessel Traffic Service Lower Mississippi River: (504) 365-2230, VHF FM Ch. 05A, 12, 67