Notice to Navigators: Calcasieu River Bar Channel (Update)
Reference Navigation Bulletin No. 22-21
U.S. Government Contract Hopper Dredge COLUMBIA will be working from Mile -1.7 to Mile -20.0 until approximately 14 April 2022.
MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT THE DREDGING OPERATIONS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL APPROXIMATELY 20 APRIL 2022.
The Dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will give way to passing navigation. The Dredge can be contacted on either VHF channel 13 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.
The point of contact with the New Orleans District is Tracy Falk at (504) 862-2971.
MICHELLE C. DAIGLE
Chief, Technical Support Branch