LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) NAVIGATION CONDITIONS

LMR is OPEN to navigation High Water Pilot Restrictions per below. See the USCG MSIB Section on page 11 for High Water Advisories of the morning report.
 The additional following notices are in effect: 1. High Water Operations Restrictions NOBRA…

DAILY SHIPHOLD

       DAILY SHIPHOLD SCHEDULE     J. DELANEY / M. HILL NAME OF VESSEL LAUNCH LOCATION TIME AGENCY NAME ******BULK ECUADOR POLAND AVE. WHARF 0700 AM      NEWSHIP JAY IONIC AVONDALE WEIGH BERTH 1200 PM SOUTHPORT BRIAN DAIWAN LEADER PS BC BC…

Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 71619

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Tuesday, July 16, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet Carré…

CRPPA Sets 44′ Max Draft

CRPPA has set the maximum recommended draft for their AOR at 44’.  (See below) Note that the BAR Pilot SWP maximum recommended draft is still at 42’. Please find below correspondence between Safe Navigation Committee and the Crescent River Port…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) NAVIGATION CONDITIONS

LMR is OPEN to navigation High Water Pilot Restrictions per below. See the USCG MSIB Section on page 11 for High Water Advisories of the morning report.
 The additional following notices are in effect: 1. High Water Operations Restrictions NOBRA…

DAILY SHIPHOLD

       DAILY SHIPHOLD SCHEDULE     F. KING / G. KNAPPER NAME OF VESSEL LAUNCH LOCATION TIME AGENCY NAME ALCOR MILAN ST. WHARF 1200 PM     SOUTHPORT JEFF MAPLE STAR Cooper Darrow Mile 179 1600 PM SOUTHPORT JEFF BULK ECUADOR POLAND AVE.…

Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 71519

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) did not open or close any bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway (Mile 128.8 to 127.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) today (Monday, July 15, 2019).  The maximum flow above the Bonnet CarréSpillway…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71519

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71519 LMR Dredging Update 71519.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has resumed dredging operations in Southwest Pass (SWP) and on the Crossings Above New Orleans to respond to active shoaling…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) NAVIGATION CONDITIONS

LMR is OPEN to navigation High Water Pilot Restrictions per below. See the USCG MSIB Section on page 11 for High Water Advisories of the morning report.
 The additional following notices are in effect: 1. High Water Operations Restrictions NOBRA…

MSIB XIX-053: RNA East Open

RNA East has been rescinded. MSIB attached and below. Regulated Navigation Areas MSIB_Vol_XIX_Issue_053_RNA_East_Open.pdf Effective immediately, the Captain of the Port New Orleans (COTP) rescinds the enforcement of the Hurricane Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) East (the Inner Harbor Navigational Channel south…

SHIPHOLD FOR MONDAY 07/15/2019

DAILY SHIPHOLD SCHEDULE=MONDAY 07/15/2019 NAME OF VESSEL LAUNCH LOCATION TIME AGENCY AGENCY NAME JY BULK BCV 12 MILE *0700 BLUE WATER MATT VIDEN BCV MGMT RIG *0800 SOUTHPORT FAR NORD KANMON BCV BC *0700 GMT JORDAN MONDAY SHIP HOLD TEAM …

BAR Pilots Return to 42′

The Associated Branch Pilots rescind the temporary transit draft of 40’,  and are recommending 42’ effective immediately.

BAR Pilots – SWP Draft Now at 42 Feet

Notification from: Louisiana Maritime Association The BAR Pilots have rescinded the temporary draft restrictions of 40′, and are recommending a maximum freshwater draft of 42′ effective immediately.

MSIB XIX-052: USCG Post-Tropical Storm Barry Safety Advisory- Morgan City – Port Allen Alternate Route

POST-TROPICAL STORM BARRY SAFETY ADVISORY: MORGAN CITY-PORT ALLEN ALTERNATE ROUTE MSIB_Vol_XIX_Issue_052_Morgan_City_Port_Allen_Alternate_Route_Post_Tropical_Storm_Advisory.pdf In accordance with MSIB Volume XIX Issue 050, the Mississippi River is open to navigation with caution advised due to the threat of shoaling, storm debris, displaced Aids to…

July 14, 2019 New Orleans Port Coordination Team (PCT) – Tropical Storm Barry – Conference Report

The USCG hosted a Port Coordination Team conference today.  Here is a summary of that meeting.   NOAA/NWS Report  (See 1400 Hrs Update Attached)   Hurricane BARRY has been downgraded to TS BARRY   Possible Impacts: Storm approaching Shreveport. Lingering…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71419

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71419 LMR Dredging Update 71419.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has confirmed that the hopper dredges have resumed operation in the area of Southwest Pass (SWP).  The dustpan dredges on…

Tropical Storm BARRY – Navigation Restoration Conference Report – July 14, 2019

The USACE held a Navigation Restoration Team Conference today. Highlights from today’s conference:     NWS/NOAA – (See attached for full briefing package)   Latest information Long-Term Conditions:  Subsequent river flooding for days ahead. Current: A few bands of moderate…

SC 19-030: July 14, 2019 – Tropical Storm Barry

The attached Trade Notice allows all vessels currently in port an additional 72 hours to depart without having to surrender the clearance to customs.  This allows all vessels the ability to sale until midnight on Wednesday without having to contact CBP. …

BAR Pilots Set 40′ Draft Restriction Pending Surveys

We have lowered recommended transit draft to 40’ until we receive updated surveys. We will evaluate again after surveys are posted and some ships have transited to give pilots a better indication of channel conditions. Please note the current surveys are…

BAR Pilot Set 40′ Draft Restriction

Notification from: Louisiana Maritime Association The BAR Pilots have set a temporary draft restriction at SWP of 40′ pending the receipt of new channel surveys.  The last surveys were conducted on July 9.