USCG: Salvage Operations Algiers Lock

Mariners are advised that currently ongoing and continuing until further notice, there will be salvage operations for a capsized rock barge being held into the North bank of the Algiers Lock forebay at approx. GPS position 29-55-12.450N, 89-58-01.649W. Hours of operation will be daylight hours only, 7 days a week until salvage completion. On-scene vessels will include the tug Lil T, Tug Southern Belle, Tug Lil C, and an excavation barge monitoring VHF-FM Channel 13.

Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and exercise caution when transiting the area. For more information, contact Darryl Couvillion at (504) 909-4055. Point of contact on-scene is the Tug Lil T at VHF-FM Channel 13.
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