Slow safe speed MM-83.5 LDB Core Sampling

Continuing through June 10, 2023, core sample drilling operations are being conducted on the Mississippi River, LDB, at Mile 83.5, AHOP. Operations will be conducted 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. The M/V AUNT DONNA will be on-scene and monitoring VHF-FM Channels 16 and 67. Mariners are urged to use caution and transit the area at their slowest safe speed to create minimum wake. For additional information, mariners may contact Stan Kraly, at (504) 329-3710.


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