Federal Pilots Rescind 12′ River Restrictions

From: Federal Pilot President <president@federalpilots.com>Subject: 12’ and fallingDate: June 24, 2020 To: “ron.branch@louisianamaritime.org” <ron.branch@louisianamaritime.org>Good Morning Captain Branch,Please distribute to the LAMA membership at your convenience. As a result of the Carrollton reaching 12’ and forecasted to continue falling, the Federal Pilots of Louisiana are rescinding their…

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Federal Pilot Draft Increase – 45 Feet

Received from Captain Greg Bush, President of the Federal Pilots **************************************************************** From: Federal Pilot President <president@federalpilots.com> Subject: Draft Increase Date: June 11, 2020 at 4:56:51 AM CDT   Captain Branch,Please distribute to the LAMA membership at your convenience.Effective immediately, The Federal Pilots of…

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Federal Pilots Increase Draft to 43′

Federal Pilots Draft Increase 043020 Received from Captain Greg Bush, President of the Federal Pilots: *************************** From: Federal Pilot President <president@federalpilots.com> Subject: Draft Increase Date: April 30, 2020 at 7:57:53 AM CDT To: “ron.branch@louisianamaritime.org” <ron.branch@louisianamaritime.org> Cc: Sean Duffy Sr. <sean.duffy@bigrivercoalition.org> Good Evening Captain Branch,Effective immediately,…

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Federal Pilots High Tide Restriction

Due to the presence of flocculation; effective immediately, The Federal Pilots of Louisiana recommend that any inbound vessels with a fresh water draft of 38′ or greater shall enter SWP 6 hours before high tide to 2 hours after high tide. The tanker Houston and the 750-class of ATB’s shall be exempt from this recommendation. This recommendation shall not apply to the transit of outbound vessels.

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