Full River Closure, MM-93 to MM-96, 1800 to 1900 Feb 12, 2024

All VTS Users are reminded that the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port New Orleans, under the authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, will be establishing a Safety Zone for Lundi Gras Fireworks Display on February 12, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. between MM 93 and MM 96, near Algiers Point in New Orleans, LA.

All vessels are prohibited from entering this safety zone unless they have been granted permission by the Captain of the Port of New Orleans, or the designated representative. All vessels requesting permission to enter or transit through this zone must contact the designated representative on VHF-FM Channel 12, 16, or 67. Each designated representative will evaluate and allow vessels to transit through the safety zone on a case-by-case basis.


Watch Supervisor
U.S. Coast Guard
Vessel Traffic Service Lower Mississippi River
200 Hendee Street, Suite 300
New Orleans, LA 70114