Full River Closure, MM-93 to MM-96, 1800 to 1900 Feb 12, 2024

All VTS Users are reminded that the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port New Orleans, under the authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, will be establishing a Safety Zone for Lundi Gras Fireworks Display on February 12, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. between MM 93 and MM 96, near Algiers…

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USACOE Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Management Study (LMR Comp)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host public scoping meetings for the Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Management Study (LMR Comp). The LMR Comp is a five-year, $25 million mega-study that will deliver recommendations for effective and practical management of the Mississippi River from Cape Girardeau, MO, to the Gulf of Mexico. The purpose of…

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Intermittent Delays: Old River Lock

Notice Number: 24-21 Date: 02/06/2024 thru 02/07/2024 during daylight hours Commencing on 6 February 2024 and continuing through 7 February 2024, mariners will be subject to delays (up to 10 hours) at Old River Lock. The delays during this period will occur during daylight hours only. These delays are necessary to perform the function test of…

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GovDelivery System Glitch

We have received reports that some subscribers are no longer receiving the Sector NOLA VTS emails and/or Sector NOLA MSIBs. There was a glitch in the Gov Delivery system, and technicians are working on restoring the original distribution list. In the meantime, people can re-subscribe to these bulletins at the following links: To resubscribe to…

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