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Habor Safety Committee Industry Day, May 10th at the Four Seasons Hotel (Free Registration!)




*Table includes latest changes to published MSIB*


Location Date Time Closure & Restriction Last Updated





MSIB – 066

March 4-8


March 11-13


 0600-1900 Deep draft traffic is to transit the working area at slowest safe speed during working hours.

The MSU will not fold in at night.

Mar 4
Point Celeste Anchorage

MSIB - 034

    Anchorage Open

CAUTION - Weeks Marine’s submerged pipeline at Point Celeste is still in place from MM 49 to 51 along RDB, depth of pipe varies from 11 to 18 feet. Mariners are urged to use caution and ensure the light ships are within the north side of the anchorage so that the stern of these ships will not swing over or make contact with the pipe.

Mar 4

MSIBs Recently Rescinded (last 7 days)

  • MSIB Vol XXIII Issue 034 Waterway and Anchorage Restrictions Point Celeste Anchorage, superseded March 4.
2024 Harbor Safety Committee Meeting Schedule
Event Date Time Location
Industry Day

***Register here***

May 10 TBD Four Seasons Hotel
General Meeting July 10 1030-1200 Port of NOLA Auditorium
General Meeting September 4 1030-1200 Port of NOLA Auditorium
General Meeting November 6 1030-1200 Port of NOLA Auditorium
HSC Secretary/Treasurer: Ms. Christine Titus @ or (504) 833-4190


Helpful Contacts
Name Contact
USCG Sector New Orleans Command Center (504) 365-2209
USCG Vessel Traffic Service LMR (504) 365-2514 or VHF CH. 05A, 12, or 67
USCG Sector NOLA Waterways Management

Helpful Links

USCG Homeport COTP New Orleans

USCG District Eight Notice to Mariners (weekly updates)

USCG District Eight Broadcast Notice to Mariners

USACE Carrollton River Gage

USACE LMR Channel Surveys

USACE New Orleans District Lock Status.

USACE New Orleans Navigation Bulletin List

NWS Extended Streamflow Prediction (28-day)

LA DOT Bridge Status