Underwater pipeline repairs, Lower Mississippi River at mile marker 42 LDB

Mariners are advised that commencing on November 21, 2022 and continuing until December 9, 2022, Whitetail Oilfield Services will be conducting repairs to an underwater pipeline on the Lower Mississippi River at mile marker 42, left descending bank (LDB), AHP, outside of the channel. The towing vessel MISS ELIZABETH and two barges will be on scene and will monitor VHF-FM Channel 3. The work barge will be anchored from the four corners of the barge, with lighted buoys marking each anchor. Work will be conducted seven days a week during daylight hours only.

Mariners are urged to transit the area at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and exercise caution when transiting the area. For up-to-date information, mariners can contact Roger Falgout at (985) 870-2504.


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