31 MAR 2023, Dispatchers’ List with Category I and II Closures/Obstructions
Today's updated Dispatchers' List is attached. A daily posting of this document can be found here:
Please take note of upcoming Channel Closures/Obstructions on the schedule to include:
|03 APR 0700-1400||I||ROLL ON/ROLL OFF||POWELL INDUSTRIES (CARPENTERS BAYOU)||APPROVED|
|Week of 03 APR||II||DREDGE PIPE REMOVAL||T&T PELICAN – TX A&M GALVESTON||TENTATIVE|
|09 APR||I||DREDGE PIPE INSTALL||BAYPORT LT 9||TENTATIVE|
Shoaling is reported to reducing depths in the Galveston Harbor Channel to approximately 40 feet. This report has been correlated with US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) dredging stations 2+400 to 4+600.
Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston directs:
(1) Vessels with 38 feet or greater draft to avoid the green side of the channel in this area;
(2) No meeting or overtaking of any vessel with draft of 38 feet or greater between Galveston Channel Lights 2 to 3.
Operations & Training Manager
Vessel Traffic Service