Notice to Navigators: Broadcast for Reopening LMR at I40 – Update

Broadcast for Reopening LMR at I40 – Update   Industry partners,   In the interest of resolving some of the confusion with mariners, we have updated the broadcast to the following:   THE U.S. COAST GUARD CAPTAIN OF THE PORT LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER HAS LIFTED THE RESTRICTION ON THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM MM 736…

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Notice to Navigators: Broadcast for Reopening LMR at I40

Broadcast for Reopening LMR at I40   Industry partners, As of 0900 this morning we have been given the clearance to open the waterway.  Here is the current broadcast for traffic management:   “1. THE U.S. COAST GUARD CAPTAIN OF THE PORT LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER IS ISSUING A SAFETY ADVISORY FOR THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER…

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Notice to Navigators: Lower Mississippi River Update

Lower Mississippi River Update   IRPT spoke with Lt. Paz, USCG Lower Mississippi River Sector, this morning. River is reopening today. Broadcast to Mariners is being prepared at this moment. Cassandra Caldwell, Arkansas Waterways Commission Director, stated that it was relayed on a LOMARC call yesterday afternoon that it was believed the congestion would be…

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Notice to Navigators: I-40 Bridge Closure

Over 700 Barges Stuck in Mississippi River From Bridge Crack   Please click here to view the news article from   FOX13 obtained the 911 call from the inspector who discovered the crack in the I-40 bridge and the action she demanded right away to save lives. © ARDOT Crack in the I-40 Bridge Clearly, you…

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Navigation Notice: Pacific Rivers

2021 SEASONAL LOCKAGE SCHEDULE FOR RECREATIONAL CRAFT ON THE COLUMBIA RIVER   NOTICE NUMBER: 14152 LOCAL NUMBER: 21-05 EFFECTIVE DATE: 2021/05/15 thru 2021/09/15 PDT   Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is implementing the 2021 seasonal lockage schedule for the passage of recreational craft through the following navigation locks:   Bonneville Lock and Dam, Columbia River…

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Navigation Notice: Pacific Rivers

2021 Summer Lockage Schedule for Recreational Vessels on the Snake and Columbia Rivers   NOTICE NUMBER: 14132 LOCAL NUMBER: 21-09 EFFECTIVE DATE: 2021/05/14 thru 2021/09/12 PST The Walla Walla District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is implementing the 2021 summer lockage schedule for the passage of recreational vessels through the following navigation locks: McNary Dam,…

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Notice to Navigators: Pacific Rivers

NOTICE TO MARINERS PACIFIC NW BASIN LNM 18-21 SECTION I – SPECIAL NOTICES This section contains information of special concern to the Mariner.   OREGON – CAPE BLANCO TO COLUMBIA RIVER – Ocean research operations Oregon State University will be operating the research vessel Oceanus conducting ocean research operations to deploy and recover ocean bottom…

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Notice to Navigators: Pacific Rivers

NOTICE TO MARINERS PACIFIC NW BASIN LNM 17-21 SECTION I – SPECIAL NOTICES This section contains information of special concern to the Mariner.  OREGON – WASHINGTON – NMFS ocean salmon fisheries regulatory changes The National Marine Fisheries Service has taken the following in-season actions implementing regulatory changes in ocean salmon fisheries off California, Oregon and…

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