Vessels Tailing into the Channel at Multiple Anchorages Due to Wind

Due to low river levels and the prevailing winds, Ships in Multiple Anchorages from Baton Rouge to below New Orleans might be tailing into the navigational channel creating one way traffic situations for ships and large tows. Mariners are urged to exercise caution when transiting in vicinity of authorized anchorages. For further information, contact VTS LMR at 504-365-2230.


Watch Supervisor
VTS Lower Mississippi River