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 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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