Due to a sunken towboat in the Baton Rouge General Anchorage, the LMR is closed to all traffic until further notice from MM226.5-MM224.0. No vessel may enter this area without permission from VTS Lower Mississippi River, USCG Sector New Orleans or MSU Baton Rouge.
Notification from: Louisiana Maritime Association The Mississippi River is reopened to all traffic in the Baton Rouge Harbor. The Baton Rouge General Anchorage will remain closed until further notice.
Notification from: Louisiana Maritime Association The LMR is closed from MM226.5-MM224.0 due to a sunken towboat.
I’ve been notified that the sunken vessel has been located (position not given). Operations will be conducted to secure the vessel. Once secured, divers will search the vessel for the missing crew member. You can… Read More »