RIAC Mel Price and Lock 27 Queues & Ice Couplings Jan 27 2023

ICE Couplings: Recommended now, required when ice conditions are affecting double lockages getting their break couplings back together. I assume industry is on board with following what the ILR locks have been doing? – Vessels in the queue without ice couplings will need to drop their turn until the queue is empty or the ice…

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St. Louis District – Weekly Navigation Channel Condition Status Report

For Your Information: As always, attached is the weekly installment of the Navigation Channel Condition Status Report for the St. Louis District. These reports are typically published weekly on Wednesday or Thursday. Please let us know if you have any comments, questions or suggestions. For the most recent and past Navigation Channel Condition Status Reports,…

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RIAC Mel Price and Lock 27 Queues Jan 26, 2023

Latest queues here. Lock 27 is locking SB, will continue until about midnight tonight, then change to NB Mel price is locking SB, will continue until the next NB queue starts arriving from Lock 27 Gained a little on the total count: Queue Sheet #1 Queue Sheet #2 Attachment #1 //signed// Bernie Heroff Port Captain…

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Mel price and Lock 27 Ice couplings

Todays forecasts for Peoria and St Louis show some cold, potentially ice forming , weather in the next eight to 10 days. Please be proactive and, if not already doing so, build tows with ice couplings until we get through the next few weeks of potential ice forming weather. Every minute counts when putting break…

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Mel Price and Lock 27 queues 21JAN AM

Most recent queues here. Lock 27 is locking SB, will continue until about noon today then lock NB until about noon tomorrow Mel Price is locking SB, will continue until about noon today then lock NB until all the NB in their queue and coming up from lock 27 have cleared the lock, then back…

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Mel Price and Lock 27 queues 20JAN22 AM

Captains and Port Captains, Please share widely this link to the USACE LPMS system NTNI Website This web site is extremely useful to see what vessels are in queue, the vessel that is currently locking (and direction), and what vessel is at the “end of the line”. Vessels can then use the AIS capabilities of…

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St. Louis District – Weekly Navigation Channel Condition Status Report

For Your Information: As always, attached is the weekly installment of the Navigation Channel Condition Status Report for the St. Louis District. These reports are typically published weekly on Wednesday or Thursday. Please let us know if you have any comments, questions or suggestions. For the most recent and past Navigation Channel Condition Status Reports,…

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