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River Closure

There will be a river closure tomorrow from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the vicinity of the Sunshine Bridge (Mile 167.4)

River Closure

The main channel under the Sunshine Bridge (Mile 167.4) will be closed from 13:00 - 15:00 tomorrow afternoon.

River Open

The Coast Guard has advised that the fire has been contained and the river is now open.

River Closure

LMR Closed from Mile 117.5 - Mile 119.5 due to fire and oil pollution at IMTT, St. Rose.

White Castle Anchorage

White Castle Anchorage closed until further notice.

One Way Traffic

VTS Measure - One Way traffic in effect Mile 117.3 - Mile 118.3.

General Anchorage - Normal Operations

All salvage operations in General Anchorage are complete. Vessels may resume normal traffic between MM 90 and 91 AHP. General Anchorage is open.

Coast Guard - Bunker Contamination Notice

Bar Pilots - Change in Draft

The Bar Pilots recommended maximum loading draft for Southwest Pass is now 47 feet.

Bar Pilots - Change in Draft

Effective 10:00 a.m. this morning, the Bar Pilots recommened maximum loading draft for Southwest Pass is 46 feet.

White Castle Anchorage

Dredging Operations are completed in the crossing adjacent to the White Castle Anchorage. As a result, the NOBRA Pilots are now accepting orders for vessels wishing to anchor at that location.

NOBOT - May Vessel Departure Statistics

NOBOT - May Vessel Arrival Statistics

Change in Draft

The Bar Pilots recommened loading draft for Southwest Pass is 45 feet effetive 10:00 a.m. this morning. In addition, the Crescent Pilots have raised their recommneded loading draft to 47 feet.

NOBRA Pilots - Change in Draft

Due to improving conditions, the NOBRA pilots have increased their draft recommendation for vessels transiting above Mile 224 to 45 feet.

NOBRA Pilot - Change in Draft

The NOBRA Pilots have reduced their draft recommendation for vessels transiting above Red Eye Crossing, (Mile 224), to 40 Feet. All other draft reccomendations remain unchanged.

Vessel Re-Floated

Vessel aground at Southwest Pass has been re-floated.

Vessel Aground - Southwest Pass

Due to Vessel aground in Southwest Pass, the Bar Pilots have temporarly reduced their draft recommendation to 36 feet.

Bar Pilots - Change in Draft

Bar Pilots - Draft for Southwest Pass raised to 44 feet.