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Change in Draft

Effective at 10:00 a.m. this morning, the Bar Pilots have increased their recommended loading draft for Southwest Pass to 45 feet.

NOBRA Pilot Restrictions

The NOBRA Pilot Board of Examiners has advised that the daylight restrictions have been rescinded from Point Underway to Mile 180. From Mile 180 to Baton Rouge, these restrictions remain in effect.

Change in Draft

Effective 10:00 a.m. the Bar Pilots recommended loading draft for Southwest Pass is 44 feet.

Change in Draft

Effective 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, the Bar Pilots recommended loading draft for Southwest Pass will be 42 feet.

River Closure

DUE TO A COLLISION, THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IS CLOSED TO ALL VESSELS, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, FROM MM-127 TO MM-121 AHOP. NO VESSEL MAY ENTER THE AFFECTED AREA WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM THE COTP OF NEW ORLEANS OR A DESIGNATED REPRESENTITIVE.

Change in Draft

The Crescent Pilots have increased their recommended loading draft to 44 feet.

Change in Draft

Effective 10:00 a.m. this morning, the Bar Pilots have increased their recommended maximum loading draft to 44 feet.

Change in Draft

Effective 10:00 am this morning, the Bar Pilots recommended maximum loading draft is increased to 43 feet.

River Closure

Due to a sunken barge at Mile 148.5, the river is closed from Mile 147 - Mile 150.

River Closure

The Miss. River is currently closed from Mile 55-Mile 58 due to a sunken vessel.

River Closure

The Mississippi River is closed from Mile 226.5 - Mile 224 due to a sunken barge.

River Closure

Due to a sunken barge, the river is closed from Mile 152-Mile 156

Change in Draft

Effective immediately the Associated Branch Pilots have reduced the recommended deep transit draft in Southwest Pass to 41’

River Closure

Due to a barge allision and barge breakaway, the river is closed from Mile 233-235.

Vessel Aground

The M/V SBI Hydra is currently aground just below Head of Passes. Temporary draft restriction of 35 feet or less for vessels transiting the area.

Change in Draft

The Crescent Pilots Safe Navigation Committee's recommended maximum loading is now 45 feet. Vessels with a draft between 44 and 45 must transit during high tide. The Bar Pilots recommended loading draft remains 44 feet.

Change in Draft

The Bar Pilots Recommended loading draft for Southwest Pass is now 44 Feet.

River Open

The river from Mile 15-Mile 18 is now open to all traffic. Part of Boothville Anchorage remains closed.

River Open

The River between Mile 15-Mile 18 is now open.

Change in Draft

Crescent Pilots Safe Navigation Committee has increased their recommended maximum loading draft to 45 feet.