John C. Stennis Lock, Mile 334.7

John C. Stennis Lock, Mile 334.7 Aberdeen Lock, Mile 357.5 Notice is given to mariners that routine maintenance closures have been scheduled for John C. Stennis and Aberdeen Locks. Both locks will be closed for 30 days to perform the work. Please see the schedule below for each respective lock. John C. Stennis Lock- River…

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Maritime Training Providers Highlights – May 2024

Modified Course Completion Certificates The National Maritime Center (NMC) has received numerous course/program completion certificates across a broad spectrum of maritime training providers (MTPs) that differ from the original sample submitted with approval requests.  To identify fraud and prevent issuance of credentials to unqualified applicants, the NMC scrutinizes completion certificates closely.  Those not matching the…

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Demopolis Lock Reopening

Notice Number: 24-02 Date: UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Reference to Navigation Bulletin 24-02 Notice is given to mariners that Demopolis Lock will reopen to traffic in the afternoon of Thursday, May 16, 2024. Commercial traffic will have priority lockage. The lock operator can be contacted on VHF Channel 16 or at (334) 289-0645. For additional information,…

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Barkley Lock CRM 30.6 Closure

Notice Number: 206818-1/24-11 Date: 08/12/2024 16:34 thru 09/07/2024 05:00 Barkley Lock CRM 30.6 will have daily 12-hour closures (6am-6pm) between Monday, August 12 and Saturday, September 7 for scheduled maintenance on the BAFF. The lock will be closed from August 12 at 0600 until August 13th at 1800 to perform work on the hydraulic system.…

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ACF Water Releases

Notice Number: 24-40 Date: Until further notice The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conclude the 2024 navigation season on the ACF and suspend water releases to support a 7-foot navigation channel beginning on April 30, 2024. Current hydrological conditions, meteorological forecasts, and basin-wide modeling do not support the extension of the navigation season beyond…

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Barkley Lock CRM 30.6 Closure

Notice Number: 206818/24-12 Date: 08/12/2024 16:34 thru 09/07/2024 05:00 Barkley Lock CRM 30.6 will have daily 12-hour closures (6am-6pm) between Monday, August 12 and Saturday, September 7 for scheduled maintenance on the BAFF. //signed// Doughtry, Jeremy C (more…)

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TVA Transmission Towers at Trinity TRM 297.6

Notice Number: 206816/24-11 Date: 05/01/2024 15:55 thru 05/01/2025 05:00 TVA will be working on the 8 transmission towers at Trinity, Alabama starting on May 1, 2024, to August 1, 2025, at TRM 297.6. The work is not expected to impact commercial traffic as most of the work will occur outside of the main channel. The…

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Dredging Operations: Mobile Harbor Buoy 69 to Little Sand Island

Notice is given to mariners that the Weeks Marine pipeline dredge EW Ellefsen will begin maintenance dredging operations in the Mobile Bay Ship Channel from Buoy 69 to Little Sand Island on 15 April 2024. The dredge will be placing material in approved open water disposal areas located east of channel. Dredging activities are expected…

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TVA transmission line repairs on the Cumberland River at mile 243.5

Notice Number: 206476/24-10 Date: 04/08/2024 16:38 thru 04/10/2024 05:00 TVA will be conducting transmission line repairs on the Cumberland River at mile 243.5 on April 8th – 10th. The project will take place during daylight hours only. TVA will have four small vessels positioned approximately ½ a mile above and below the line. Three of…

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Cheatham Lock Closure CRM 148.6

Notice Number: 206445/24-08 Date: 04/14/2024 19:18 thru 04/20/2024 05:00 Cheatham Lock will be intermittently CLOSED from 6:00am – 6:00pm cst daily starting at on Sunday, 14 April 2024 thru Saturday, 20 April 2024 to inspect the lower river valve. The lock will fully reopen on 20 April at 6:00pm. //signed// Doughtry, Jeremy C (more…)

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