Low Water Safety Advisory: Morgan City-Port Allen ALT RTE

As a result of the Bayou Sorrel gauge reading 6.5 feet and rising, the COTP New Orleans has implemented an advisory with the following restrictions in accordance with the Waterways Action Plan Baton Rouge Annex: Bayou Sorrel Lock area: One way traffic is required for all vessels from MM 37.6 to MM 45. All mariners…

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Upper Houston Ship Channel Negative Tides

NEGATIVE TIDE LEVELS HAVE BEEN OBSERVED ON THE UPPER HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL. MARINERS SHOULD CONSIDER THESE EFFECTS BEFORE BEGINNING OR CONTINUING THEIR TRANSIT. Very respectfully, Vessel Traffic Service USCG Sector Houston-Galveston (281) 464-4837 24/7 Watch Supervisor HoustonTraffic@uscg.mil (more…)

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Dispatchers’ List with Category I and II Closures/Obstructions

Port Partners, Today’s updated Dispatchers’ List is attached. A daily posting of this document can be accessed here. Please take note of upcoming Channel Closures/Obstructions on the schedule to include: DATE/TIME CAT TYPE LOCATION STATUS 17JAN-03FEB   GANTRY CRANES CITY DOCK 32 ACKNOWLEDGED 28 JAN / 0900-1300 I DREDGE PIPE SAVAGE SULPHUR APPROVED 30 JAN…

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Dredge Pipeline Removal Galveston Channel

“Vessel Traffic Service Houston/Galveston directs no vessel movements in Galveston Channel between TNT Marine Pelican Island and Savage Sulphur Services from 0900-1300 (local) January 28, 2023, for the removal of submerged dredge pipeline. Facilities east of TNT Marine Pelican Island should not be impacted by the closure. Vessels will not be permitted to stop or…

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Amendment to Navigation Notice: 201931 Lock Closure-GIWW- Colorado River Locks, TX

Notice Number: 201658-1/201931_201658_NTN-12_GI_CRL_2023-01 Date: 12/05/2022 00:00 thru 03/10/2023 00:00 SITUATION: NAVIGATIONAL RESTRICTIONS Colorado River Locks closure for repairs extended. “J&S Contractors” will be working at the Colorado River Locks making repairs due to collisions to the guide walls of both the East and West Locks. This work will require closure of the Locks during the…

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Gulf and Intracoastal Waterways: Leland Bowman Lock

Notice Number: 201918/MVN 23-11 Date: 01/27/2023 07:00 thru 01/28/2023 17:30 Mariners are advised that Leland Bowman Lock will be closed to navigation during daylight hours, from 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Friday, 27 January 2023, and Saturday, 28 January 2023, for a U.S. Government Maintenance Unit and U.S. Government Contract Divers to remove debris…

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Rock Placement Operations: Berwick Lock

Notice Number: 201913/MVN 23-08 Date: 01/30/2023 06:00 thru 02/02/2023 18:00 Mariners are advised that beginning on approximately 30 January 2023 and continuing through approximately 2 February 2023, a U.S. Government Floating Plant Hired Labor Unit will be placing rock on the northwest side of Berwick Lock. Lock closures are not expected for this work. The…

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Calcasieu Lock Update #2

MSIB 02-23 All mariners are advised that the repairs to the timber guidewalls at the Calcasieu Lock have been rescheduled. Calcasieu Lock will be closed to navigation beginning on 30 January 2023 and continuing through 3 March 2023, from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. For more information, contact the Lockmaster at 337-477-1482.…

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Suspended Pilot Boardings Jan. 24 @1400

“At 1400 (local) January 24, 2023, the Galveston/Texas City Pilot Association and the Houston Pilot Association suspended boarding inbound arrivals and outbound sailings due to high winds and elevated sea conditions.” v/R, Vessel Traffic Service USCG Sector Houston-Galveston (281) 464-4837 24/7 Watch Supervisor HoustonTraffic@uscg.mil (more…)

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