Notice to Navigators: Illinois River

SAFETY/ILR/ATON/SEC UMR BNM 0007-22

 

FYI…

 

Jeremy “Shot” Tardy
Western Rivers Boat Management, Inc.
Office:  270.444.4772
Mobile:  270.933.8056
Email:  tardy@westernriversboat.com

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SUBJ:SAFETY BROADCAST NOTICE TO MARINERS
SEC UMR BNM 0007-22
ILR
USCG SECTOR UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER ISSUES THE FOLLOWING SAFETY ADVISORY:
A. THE CG IS MONITORING ICE ON THE ILLINOIS RIVER. MARINE SAFETY INFORMATION BULLETIN 01-22 HAS BEEN ISSUED WITH PRECAUTIONARY ACTIONS FOR MARINERS TRANSITING THIS LENGTH OF THIS WATERWAY. THE COAST GUARD RECOMMENDS VESSEL OPERATORS GROUP TOW BOATS PRIOR TO TRANSITING, USE ICE COUPLINGS PRIOR TO LOCKING THROUGH, AND CONSIDER NAVIGATING SINGLE FILE. THE MSIB IS POSTED ON THE SECTOR UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER HOMEPORT WEBSITE.
B. ALL MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO TRANSIT THE AREA WITH CAUTION.

 

CANCEL AT TIME //262011Z JAN 22//