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Notice to Navigators: Illinois River, Missouri River, and Upper Mississippi River

Navigation Notices: Missouri River

Notice to Navigators: Missouri River

  Here is a copy of the current reaches in watch for the MOR.   THE FOLLOWING REACHES ARE IN THE HIGH-WATER WATCH PHASE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE WESTERN RIVERS WAP ANNEX   OMAHA REACH (MM 500-630) JOSEPH REACH (MM 400-500) KANSAS CITY REACH (MM 300-400) BRUNSWICK REACH ( MM 200-300)   ALL TOWBOAT OPERATORS…

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Notice to Navigators: Illinois, Missouri, and Upper Mississippi Rivers

  ATON Summary Report – March 2020   The following is a summary of Aids to Navigation (ATON) serviced in March 2020 within the Sector Upper Mississippi River area of responsibility. The primary focus of service runs in March was to re-establish adequate buoyage to support resumption of full-scale shipping on the Illinois (ILR) and…

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Notice to Navigators

Marine Safety Information Bulletin Commandant MSIB Number: 12-20 U.S. Coast Guard Date: April 2, 2020 Inspections and Compliance Directorate 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, STOP 7501 Washington, DC 20593-7501 E-Mail: OutbreakQuestions@uscg.mil  COVID-19 – Vessel and Facility Response Plans   The uninterrupted flow of commerce on our Marine Transportation System (MTS) is critical to…

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Notice to Navigators

  Marine Safety Information Bulletin Commandant MSIB Number: 13-20 U.S. Coast Guard Date: April 3, 2020 Inspections and Compliance Directorate 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, STOP 7501 Washington, DC 20593-7501     COVID 19 – Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC®) Operations The uninterrupted flow of commerce on our Marine Transportation System (MTS) is…

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Notice to Navigators: Missouri River

  ***********ANNOUNCEMENTS********** PER THE LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS   The following areas are in the high-water watch phase IAW the Western Rivers WAP Annex: Jefferson Reach (Mile 200.0 – Mile 100.0) and Washington Reach (Mile 100.0 – Mile 0.0). Recreational vessel traffic is highly discouraged. Towboat operators should exercise caution, minimize wake where possible and…

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Notice to Navigators

NOAA predicts widespread US river flooding this spring   Abundant rainfall and flooding could impact freight flows in large portions of the United States this spring, including some areas devastated by major flooding in 2019. Forecasters at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have predicted widespread flooding, but they do not expect it to…

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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi, Illinois, and Missouri Rivers

The recent rains shifted favorable to the St. Louis District, which is good news! I wanted to give you an update on our additional products being produced. Below are sites to our operational forecasts without and with anticipated 16-day rain. These are produced by a forecaster and provided to our Emergency Operations, flood fight teams,…

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Notice to Navigators

  Marine Safety Information Bulletin Commandant MSIB Number: 10-20 U.S. Coast Guard Date: March 27, 2020 Inspections and Compliance Directorate 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, STOP 7501 Washington, DC 20593-7501 E-Mail: DAPI@uscg.mil COVID-19 – Guidance for Maritime Operators on Compliance with Federal Drug Testing Requirements To help protect our essential maritime workforce, while…

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Notice to Navigators

Marine Safety Information Bulletin Commandant MSIB Number: 08-20 U.S. Coast Guard Date: March 19, 2020 Commercial Regulations & Standards Directorate 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, STOP 7501 Washington, DC 20593-7501 E-Mail: OutbreakQuestions@uscg.mil Novel Coronovirus – Mariner Credentials Extension of Merchant Mariner Credential Endorsements and Medical Certificates This MSIB provides guidance concerning mariner credentials…

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