Lower Mississippi River: 10 Anchorage Regulations, Mile Markers 12-85 above Head of Passes


Anchorage Regulations:
Ten Anchorages on the Mississippi River Mile Markers 12-85 above Head of Passes 

Notice Number: 2022-10356
Date: Effective June 15, 2022

Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). 

Final rule. 

The Coast Guard is amending anchorage regulations for the Lower Mississippi River (LMR) between mile marker (MM) 12 above head of passes (AHP), to MM 85 AHP. This amendment modifies nine anchorage grounds and establishes one new anchorage ground. This regulation increases the available anchorage areas necessary to accommodate vessel traffic, promote navigational safety, provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce, and bolster the economy through increased anchorage capacity. 

This rule is effective June 15, 2022. 

To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to https://www.regulations.gov, type USCG-2020-0154 in the search box and click “Search.” Next, in the Document Type column, select “Supporting & Related Material.” 

If you have questions on this rule, call or email Lieutenant Commander William Stewart, Sector New Orleans, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 504-365-2246, email William.A.Stewart@uscg.mil.