Dredging Operations: New Orleans Harbor

Notice Number: 23-70
Date: 06/08/2023 thru 06/18/2023

Effective immediately and continuing through approximately 16 June 2023, mariners are advised that the U.S. Government Contract Cutterhead Dredge CAPTAIN FRANK will be working in the New Orleans Harbor.

The Dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and the dredged material will be deposited through floating pipelines into deep water of the Mississippi River.

Dredge personnel will be monitoring VHF marine channels 16 and 67.

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

The point of contact with the New Orleans District is Michelle Kornick at (504) 862-1842 or Heather Jennings at (504) 862-1253.


Acting Chief, Technical Support Branch