Dredging Operations: Mississippi River & Southwest Pass

Notice Number: 205682/MVN 23-111 / MVN 24-01
Date: 09/01/2023 05:00 thru 02/01/2024 05:45

Reference Navigation Bulletin No. 23-111, dated 28 August 2023, stating that the U.S. Government Contract Cutterhead Dredge ALASKA will be working in Southwest Pass from Head of Passes (mile 0) to approximately mile 19.5 Below Head of Passes (BHP), and in the Mississippi River from Head of Passes to approximately mile 6.0 Above Head of Passes (AHP) through approximately 10 December 2023.

MARINES ARE ADVISED THAT THE DREDGING OPERATIONS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH APPROXIMATELY 31 JANUARY 2024.

The Dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can be contacted on either VHF channel 67 or 16 for sailing instructions.

Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.

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Sisung, Wesley M