UPDATE #3-Pollution Clean Up and Salvage Operations MM 84.5 to MM 85.5

The pollution cleanup and salvage operations of the dredge W.B. WOOD in vicinity of MM 85 LMR, RDB continues. A slow bell and wide berth is in place for all vessel traffic 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. One way traffic is no longer required. Righting and dewatering of the dredge is scheduled for 26 January 2023 and then the dredge will be towed to Harvey Locks. For any questions/updates contact vessel on scene, MV CAPT KEDO monitoring VHF FM Channels 13 and 67, Marcel Garsaud with Wood Resources at 504-618-2929 or VTS Lower Mississippi River on VHF FM Channel 12 or at 504-365-2514.


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