LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held via conference call this morning is here, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 and the corresponding agenda is here.


Today, the Bar Pilots increased their maximum draft recommendation to 48 feet (freshwater) from Mile 1.5 Above Head of Passes to the Southwest Pass Sea Buoy.  The Crescent Pilots maximum draft recommendation remains at 47 feet (freshwater) for vessels transiting above Mile 1.5 Above Head of Passes (at this time).