Mariners are advised that beginning on October 7, 2022 and continuing through October 11, 2022, Aries Marine Co. will be conducting soil boring operations along the Lower Mississippi River at MM 11.7 AHP. Samples will be taken from both sides of the river. The operation will occur 24 hours a day, until the operation is complete. The on scene vessel will be the liftboat RAM 17. Operators will be monitoring VHF Channels 16 and 67. Mariners are urged to use caution, transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake, and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made. The point of contact on scene is Gerald Bledsoe at (985) 791-9293.
U.S. Coast Guard
Vessel Traffic Service Lower Mississippi River
200 Hendee Street, Suite 300
New Orleans, LA 70114