Dispatch List / Category I and II Obstructions / Shoaling Reports

Port Partners,

Today's updated Dispatch List is attached.  A daily posting of this document can be found at:

https://homeport.uscg.mil/missions/ports-and-waterways/vessel-traffic-services/vts-houston-galveston

SHOALING REPORTS INCLUDED IN THE ATTACHED: 

- Galveston Harbor Channel Lighted Buoy 1 and Galveston Light 3 / MSIB Correction 16-23

- Houston Ship Channel between Beltway 8 Bridge and Houston Ship Channel Light 146 / MSIB 40-23

- Galveston Harbor between Grasso Marine Dock Light to Pelican Island Bridge / MSIB 35-23

- Galveston Harbor between Galveston Dock 35 to Gulf Sulfur Services T-Head / MSIB 35-23

- Galveston Bay Entrance Channel near Lighted Buoy 12 - Cleared by US Army Corps of Engineers / 3/8/2024

Captain of the Port Houston-Galveston Marine Information Safety Bulletins are located at:

https://homeport.uscg.mil/port-directory/houston-galveston

Updated USACE Operations Dashboard with eHydro 'xyz' survey data is located at:

https://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation-Projects-Contracts/

SCHEDULED CHANNEL CLOSURES/OBSTRUCTIONS:

DATE/TIME CAT TYPE LOCATION STATUS
08 -15 MAR II GANTRY CRANES HOUSTON CITY DOCK 29 ACKNOWLEDGED
09 MAR / 0700 - 1600 II HEAVY LIFT HOUSTON CITY DOCKS 29 APPROVED
10 MAR / 1000 – 1500 II DRY DOCK MVMT SOUTHWEST SHIPYARD BRADY’S ISLAND PENDING
11 MAR / 0700-1100 I DEAD SHIP: KALAHARI SEA – GALVESTON DOCK 32 APPROVED
13 MAR / 0700-1400 I ROLL ON/OFF NON VTSA: CEDAR BAYOU PENDING
TBD I DEAD SHIP – STRIDE BAYPORT AUTOMOBILE TERMINAL TO SEA TENTATIVE