The revetment work between MM80.0 AHP and MM 83.0 AHP hav concluded, and VTS measures for this area have been cancelled.
The Corps has advised that as the water level (river stage) has risen it can no longer effectively lay revetment mats at the Poydras location (Mile 81 Above Head of Passes [AHP]). The revetment operations… Read More »
As a result of the Carrollton Gauge reaching 12 feet and expected to continue to rise, the following operational requirements are now in effect: For all vessels operating in the Lower Mississippi River (LMR) below… Read More »
Notification from: Louisiana Maritime Association Algiers Point is closed to all vessel traffic due to low visibility. Time of closure is 10:30 pm
The phone lines at Port Ship Arabi have been restored, and they can now be reached at their regular phone numbers.
All phones at Port Ship Arabi are temporarily out of service until further notice. For dispatcher call: 504 439-9637 Timmy Main Office 504 813-2990 Dennis 504 908-5481 Ryan
LAMA’s report on the Corps’ Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held by conference call yesterday (Thursday, December 6, 2018) and the corresponding agenda are attached. Please review the attachments for complete details. RE: CORPS’ MISSISSIPPI… Read More »
The below/attached Southern Currents announces the operating hours for the various CBP offices on Wednesday, December 5. Southern Currents 19-003 Office Closure Dec 5 2018.pdf SUBJECT: Wednesday December 5, 2018 – National Day of Mourning… Read More »
The Industrial Canal forebay and locks were reopened to all traffic at 0141.
From Crescent Towing: —————- Crescent Towing is currently experiencing a phone outage. We have 3 back up phone lines that folks should use. Here are the numbers: Spare dispatch 504-206-6284 Tug dispatch 504-579-9490 Mooring 504-579-9373
LAMA has been notified that U.S.D.A. will be inspecting vessels on Thanksgiving Day, 11/22/2018.
Active Systems None Other Disturbances / Areas to Watch With no significant tropical features in the Atlantic Basin and no development expected over the coming weeks, the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season has likely ended. We… Read More »
The Big River Coalition was contacted by several members concerning the ongoing revetment operations at Allendale (Mile 239.2 Above Head of Passes on the right descending bank). The work at Allendale was originally scheduled to… Read More »
LAMA’s report on the Corps’ Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held Wednesday, November 7, 2018 and the corresponding agenda are attached. Please review the attachments for complete details. The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN)… Read More »
The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued today (October 23, 2018) is attached. The status report updates conditions on the on the Bayou Boeuf, Calcasieu,Bayou Sorrel… Read More »
The Big River Coalition’s Corps 2018 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 102218 is attached for your reference. The latest schedule of work as provided by the Corps of Engineer’s Mississippi Valley Division is also… Read More »
NOBRA Pilot 4th QTR Pension Surcharge is 24.30 mills.
The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues to address the shoaling on the Crossings Above New Orleans. The MVN is working to restore full channel dimensions on the Crossings with the three… Read More »
LAMA’s report on the Corps’ Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting today (Wednesday, October 3, 2018) and the corresponding agenda are attached. Please review the attachments for complete details. RE: CORPS’ MISSISSIPPI RIVER MAINTENANCE FORUM MEETING… Read More »
The USCG will establish a Safety Zone as follows: Event: Fireworks Day/Date: Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 Time (Local): 2100 hours to 2200 hours Location: MM 94.0 to 95.0 IVO Algiers Point. Details: All vessels are… Read More »