Dredging Operations: Bayou Lafourche (Port Fourchon)

Notice Number: 201277/MVN 22-109

Date: 09/15/2022 00:00 thru 11/30/2022 23:59

Commencing on or about 15 September 2022 and continuing until approximately 30 November 2022, the U.S. Government Contract Cutterhead Dredge MIKE HOOKS will be working in Bayou Lafourche (Port Fourchon) from approximately mile 3.4 to mile -0.5.

The Dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will deposit material in a designated disposal area located on the east side of the channel. Besides dredging equipment, there are numerous work and support vessels associated with this dredging operation.

The Dredge can be contacted on either VHF marine channel 13 or 78.

Mariners must contact on-site Harbor Police on VHF marine channel 13 for passing arrangements. Once transit is authorized, mariners must travel at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and ensure operational safety.



Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division