USACOE Mat Sinking Unit-White Castle Anchorage

All mariners are reminded that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mat Sinking Unit (MSU), located at MM 192.7 IVO White Castle Anchorage, will resume working at this location 0600 Monday, January 30, through February 13, 2023. Working hours will be from 0600-1900 daily unless otherwise notified. The MSU will work between 600-900 feet off…

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USACOE Mat Sinking Unit Operations Suspended-White Castle Area

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) has completed operations at MM 192.7, AHP and has folded-up against the bank. Normal traffic passages can be resumed in this area. The MSU requests all vessels to continue to transit the area at a slowest safe speed, to minimize wake. The MSU is scheduled…

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Dredging Operations: Mississippi River & Southwest Pass

Navigation Notice: 201914/MVN 23-10 Date: 01/31/2023 00:00 thru 07/31/2023 23:59 Mariners are advised that beginning on approximately 31 January 2023 and continuing through approximately 31 July 2023, the U.S. Government Contract Hopper Dredge GLENN EDWARDS will be working in Southwest Pass from Head of Passes (mile 0) to approximately mile 22 Below Head of Passes…

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USACOE Mat Sinking Unit-White Castle Anchorage

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) has relocated to MM 192.7 IVO White Castle Anchorage and will be working at this location until February 13, 2023. Working hours will be from 0600-1900 daily unless otherwise notified. The MSU will work between 600-900 feet off the RDB and will fold in at…

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Salvage Operations Update: Mississippi River MM: 85 RDB

Mariners are reminded that, until further notice, due to instability of the capsized dredge W.B. WOOD in vicinity of MM 85 LMR, RDB, one way traffic for deep draft, two-way traffic for shallow draft, slow bell and wide berth remains in place for all vessel traffic 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Continuing…

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Temporary Closure MM 65 – MM 67 AHP LMR

The subline removal operations at river closure at MM 65-67 have been completed. Subline crossing the river was removed and is now laying on the LDB and out of the channel. Traffic in the river is reopened in this area. //signed// Watch Supervisor Vessel Traffic Service LMR 200 Hendee Street New Orleans, La 70114 504-365-2514…

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Pollution Clean Up MM 84.5 to MM 85.5

Pollution clean-up has begun at the Dredge WB Wood from MM 84.5 to MM 85.5 AHOP. One way traffic for sea going vessels and large tows and transit the area at the slowest safe speed to protect clean-up workers. For further information, contact VTS Lower Mississippi River on CH-12 VHF-FM. //signed// Watch Supervisor U.S. Coast…

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