USCG: Proceed with Caution while transiting 81 Mile Point AOR

0115L-Proceed with Caution while transiting 81 Mile Point AOR

VTS Outage continues - Due to a communications malfunction, the 81 mile point Vessel Movement Reporting System remains without radio communications. All vessels are requested to contact VTC New Orleans at normal northbound and southbound check in points via land line at (504)365-2511, until further notice. Repairs are in progress with an undetermined time of repair. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Watch Supervisor
U.S. Coast Guard
Vessel Traffic Service Lower Mississippi River
200 Hendee Street, Suite 300
New Orleans, LA 70114
504-365-2514