All VTS Users are advised that VTS Lower Mississippi River is experiencing prolonged technical difficulties, including AIS tracking and VHF-FM communications. All users are advised to notify VTS LMR or USCG Sector New Orleans of any casualties or reportable incidents via landline. VTS's status will be updated as the situation improves.
VTS LMR - 504-365-2514
SecNOLA Command Center - 504-365-2533
U.S. Coast Guard
Vessel Traffic Service Lower Mississippi River
200 Hendee Street, Suite 300
New Orleans, LA 70114