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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.

COAST GUARD MSIB - GENERAL ANCHORAGE

Coast Guard - MSIB

Draft Changes

Effective Immediatley, the Crescent Pilots recommended loading draft is 45 feet. Effective 10:30 a.m. tomorrow morning, the Bar Pilots recommened loading draft is 44 feet.

River Closure - Southbound Vessels

LMR is closed to Southbound Vessels from Mile 121 - Mile 123 until furhter notice

River Open

Mile 177-mile 173 is now open.

River Closure - Mile 173-177

River Closure - Mile 173-Mile 177

Crescnt Pilots - Change in Draft

Crescent Pilots - Maximum loading draft for their area of the river is 45 feet.

River Closure - General Anchorage

Lower Mississippi River closed in the vicinity of General Anchorage

Crescent and NOBRA Pilots - Cease Operations

Due to Deterorating conditons, both the Crescent and NOBRA Pilots have ceased operations. Please check your email for further information.