All River Basins: USCG LNM’s for week 05-23

Please find the links to the USCG LNM’s for week 05-23 below: First District Fifth District Seventh District Eighth District: Western Rivers Eighth District: Gulf Coast Ninth District Eleventh District Thirteenth District
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Carrollton Gauge at 8 Feet and Rising

CARROLLTON GAUGE AT 8 FEET AND RISING When the Carrollton Gauge reads 8 feet and rising, the following operating requirements will be in effect: In accordance with 33 CFR 161.65, the Governor Nicholls Harbor Traffic Control Light 94, the Gretna Harbor Traffic Control Light 97 and the Westwego Traffic Light 102 are energized. The Harbor…
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Low Water Safety Advisory: Morgan City-Port Allen ALT RTE

As a result of the Bayou Sorrel gauge reading 6.5 feet and rising, the COTP New Orleans has implemented an advisory with the following restrictions in accordance with the Waterways Action Plan Baton Rouge Annex: Bayou Sorrel Lock area: One way traffic is required for all vessels from MM 37.6 to MM 45. All mariners…
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Upper Houston Ship Channel Negative Tides

NEGATIVE TIDE LEVELS HAVE BEEN OBSERVED ON THE UPPER HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL. MARINERS SHOULD CONSIDER THESE EFFECTS BEFORE BEGINNING OR CONTINUING THEIR TRANSIT. Very respectfully, Vessel Traffic Service USCG Sector Houston-Galveston (281) 464-4837 24/7 Watch Supervisor HoustonTraffic@uscg.mil
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Dispatchers’ List with Category I and II Closures/Obstructions

Port Partners, Today’s updated Dispatchers’ List is attached. A daily posting of this document can be accessed here. Please take note of upcoming Channel Closures/Obstructions on the schedule to include: DATE/TIME CAT TYPE LOCATION STATUS 17JAN-03FEB   GANTRY CRANES CITY DOCK 32 ACKNOWLEDGED 28 JAN / 0900-1300 I DREDGE PIPE SAVAGE SULPHUR APPROVED 30 JAN…
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Dredge Pipeline Removal Galveston Channel

“Vessel Traffic Service Houston/Galveston directs no vessel movements in Galveston Channel between TNT Marine Pelican Island and Savage Sulphur Services from 0900-1300 (local) January 28, 2023, for the removal of submerged dredge pipeline. Facilities east of TNT Marine Pelican Island should not be impacted by the closure. Vessels will not be permitted to stop or…
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All River Basins: USCG LNM’s for week 04-23

Please find the links to the USCG LNM’s for week 04-23 below: First District Fifth District Seventh District Eighth District: Western Rivers Eighth District: Gulf Coast Ninth District Eleventh District Thirteenth District
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Rock Placement Operations: Berwick Lock

Notice Number: 201913/MVN 23-08 Date: 01/30/2023 06:00 thru 02/02/2023 18:00 Mariners are advised that beginning on approximately 30 January 2023 and continuing through approximately 2 February 2023, a U.S. Government Floating Plant Hired Labor Unit will be placing rock on the northwest side of Berwick Lock. Lock closures are not expected for this work. The…
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Suspended Pilot Boardings Jan. 24 @1400

“At 1400 (local) January 24, 2023, the Galveston/Texas City Pilot Association and the Houston Pilot Association suspended boarding inbound arrivals and outbound sailings due to high winds and elevated sea conditions.” v/R, Vessel Traffic Service USCG Sector Houston-Galveston (281) 464-4837 24/7 Watch Supervisor HoustonTraffic@uscg.mil
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High Winds and Seas in Houston Ship Channel & Galveston Bay

20-25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 34 KNOTS AND UP TO 3 FOOT SEAS HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN THE LOWER HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL AND GALVESTON BAY. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO CONSIDER THE WEATHER CONDITIONS BEFORE BEGINNING OR CONTINUING THEIR TRANSITS Very respectfully, Vessel Traffic Service USCG Sector Houston-Galveston (281) 464-4837 24/7 Watch Supervisor HoustonTraffic@uscg.mil
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