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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.

Crescent Pilots - Change in Draft

The Crescent Pilots recommended loading draft is increased to 44 feet.

Crescnt Pilots - Change in Draft

Both the Bar and Crescent Pilots Recommended Maximum Loading draft is now 42 feet.

Bar Pilots - Change in Draft

The Bar Pilots have advised that their recommened loading draft has returned to 42 feet.

Bar Pilots - Change in Draft

The Bar Pilots have advised that their recommened maximum loading draft has returned to 42 feet.

Bar Pilots - Change in Draft

Due to shoaling in Southwest Pass, the Bar Pilots will limit the transit draft to 40 feet. The draft will be re-evaluated tomorrow.

River Open

LMR is now open to all traffic.

River Closure

LMR Closed from Mile 101 - Mile 91.

Bar Pilots - Reduction in Draft

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