Notice to Navigation Interests – Reported Shoaling at Manistee Harbor, MI

Great Lake Stakeholders, We have recently posted a Notice to Navigation Interests for reported shoaling at Manistee Harbor, MI. These NTNI’s are attached and can also be referenced at the following website: https://ndc.ops.usace.army.mil/ords/f?p=107:1 Any questions or concerns, please contact the Grand Haven Operations Manager, Elizabeth Wilkinson at (616)240-7989. Thanks, //signed// Derek Cusimano Survey Coordinator Detroit District…

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OPERATIONAL STATUS – POE LOCK ST. MARYS FALLS CANAL

Notice Number: 206819-2/L24-06 Date: 04/25/2024 14:00 thru 04/26/2024 16:00 1. The Poe Lock will be temporarily closed for maintenance April 25 2024 from 1000 to 1200 and April 26 2024 from 1000 to 1200. The lock will immediately reopen once maintenance is complete. 2. Questions regarding this notice may be directed to the Soo Operations…

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USCG: Chicago Sanitary & Ship Channel

On April 22 and April 23, 2024, between the hours of 0900 and 1400 each day, inspectors will utilize snooper trucks under the South Harlem Avenue Bridge at Mile 13.3 over the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal. Spotters will warn of approaching vessels and move the manlift to allow vessels to pass. CANCEL AT//231800Z APR…

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USCG: Lake Michigan (Sanitary and Ship Canal)

From March 18 through March 23, 2024, between the hours of 0700 and 1700, a 30-foot Harcon will be inspecting the South Cicero Avenue Bridge at Mile 10 (CORPS MILE 317.3) over the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal. The Harcon will monitor VHF-FM Marine Channel 16 and will move to accommodate vessel traffic with a…

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Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Reporting Processes

This Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) updates the UAS reporting process detailed in MSIB Vol XX, Issue 016 and expands UAS reporting to include the entire Marine Transportation System (MTS) within the Captain of the Port (COTP) New Orleans zone. UAS are increasingly being employed for a variety of services on or near commercial vessels…

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Notice of Public Meeting in Preparation for International Maritime Organization HTW 10 Session

The Department of State will conduct a public meeting at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, both in-person at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC, and via teleconference.  The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the tenth session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and…

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Operational Status-Poe and MacArthur Locks St. Mary’s Falls Canal

Notice Number: 205444/L23-20 Date: 12/12/2023 12:00 thru 12/13/2023 22:00 1. The Poe Lock will be temporarily closed December 12, 2023, for dewater preparation diving work. The closure will be from 0700-1700. The lock will be reopened as soon as diving operations are complete. 2. The MacArthur Lock will be temporarily closed December 13, 2023, for…

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ICE CONTROL BOOMS, COURSE 2, LITTLE RAPIDS CHANNEL ST. MARYS RIVER

Notice Number: 205361-2/L23-19 Date: 11/13/2023 12:00 thru 12/02/2023 04:45 1. Installation of the Ice Control Booms at the head of Course 2, Little Rapids Channel will begin on or around 13 November 2023. The scheduled completion date for the ice booms will be on or before 1 December 2023. 2. The westerly portion Ice Control…

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Shoaling at Little Lake Harbor, MI

NOTICE NUMBER: 203606 LOCAL NUMBER: L23-17 EFFECTIVE: 08/30/2023 09:03 thru Until Further Notice REPORTED SHOALING – LITTLE LAKE HARBOR, MI 1. Recent project condition surveys at Little Lake Harbor, MI, indicate shoaling in the navigation channel. 2. Shoaling is present across the width of the channel throughout project stationing 00+00 to 22+00 with depths ranging…

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