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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.

Vessel Aground

The M/V Pictor is currently aground at Cubit's Gap. Traffic in the vicinity has been stopped

Increase in Loading Draft

Effective Immediately, the Crescent Pilots have raised their recommended loading draft to 47 feet.

12 Mile and 9 Mile Anchorage Closure

Due to Corps of Engineers Revetment Operations, Effective 06:00 tomorrow morning 12 Mile Anchorage and part of 9 Mile Anchorage will be closed to all vessels.

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.