CRPPA: Increased Draft to 44 Feet

The Crescent Pilots have raised their maximum recommended freshwater draft to 44 feet. Please find below correspondence between Safe Naviga7on Commi:ee and the Crescent River Port Pilots’ Associa7on: SAFE NAVIGATION RECOMMENDATIONS: -44’FT MAXIMUM DRAFT. Nathan Ankersen Chief Opera7ng Officer Crescent…

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Clarification – CRPPA Safe Navigation Recommendations for 12 Mile Anchorage

There seems to be some confusion with the CRPPA 12 – Mile Anchorage restrictions. The CRPPA restrictions applies within the boundaries of 12-Mile Anchorage only. Please see attached image. Sincerely,Ronald W. Branch, CAPT. USCG (Ret.) PresidentLouisiana Maritime Association (LAMA) Ron.branch@louisianamaritime.org  Desk:  (504) 899-5535Cell:   (330) 760-0786Website:…

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CRPPA: Safe Navigation Committee High River Advisory

As a reminder, the CRPPA High River Advisory is attached.Summary:12 ft River Carrolton Gauge Any mooring operations requiring a line boat.       (daylight only) Chalmette Slip (daylight only) two tractor tugs;  No stern-first. No head downs 16 ft River Carrolton Gauge Vessel draft in excess of 30 ft or greater and pilot ordered after 1600 hrs and fog predicted: Minimum one assist tug required The update from previous recommendations is the 12ft. River Recommendations now include daylight only for “Any mooring operations requiring a line…

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