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9 Mile Anchorage Close

NOBOT Alert: The Crescent Pilots have advised that due to congestion in the area, 9 Mile Anchorage is closed until further notice. Vessels currently in the anchorage may remain until their scheduled departure.

Crescent Pilots - Change in Draft

NOBOT Alert: The Crescent Pilots have advised that their recommended loading draft is 47 feet effective immediately.

Crescent Pilots - Change in Draft

Effective Immediately, the Crescent Pilots have reduced their recommended draft to 46 feet. The controlling draft for the river is now 46 feet.

River Open

NOBOT ALERT:The Lower Mississippi is now open to all traffic between MM 167.5 and MM 157.5 AHP all vessels are advised to keep a lookout for a person in the water and report any sightings to VTS on Ch 05a or at (504)365-2514

River Closure

Due to a possible jumper from the Sunshine Bridge the LMR is closed from the Sunshine Bridge MM 167.5 to MM 157.5 AHP. All vessels are advised to keep a lookout for a person in the water and report any sightings to Vessel Traffic Service.

River Open

NOBOT Alert: Per the VTS, the river is now open between Mile 90-95.

River Closure

The Lower Mississippi River is closed from MM95 to MM92 due to person in the water in the approximate area of MM94.8, LDB.

River Closure

NOBOT ALERT: Please check your e-mail for information concerning another scheduled river closure on Tuesday, January 19th.

River Closure

Due to a person having been reported in the water in the vicinity of the Hale Boggs Bridge MM121.7. The COTP of New Orleans has closed the Lower MS River from MM93.0 AHP to MM121.7

River Closure

NOBOT Alert:Due to a person having been reported in the water in the vicinity of the Hale Boggs Bridge MM121.7. The COTP of New Orleans has closed the Lower Mississippi River from MM106.0 AHP to MM121.7 AHP to facilitate Search operations.

Hurricane Zeta Update

NOBOT Alert - The Coast Guard will set Port Condition Yankee at 14:00 this afternoon. Port Condition Zulu will be set as follows: Sunshine Bridge to the Mouth of the river will go into effect at 02:00 tomorrow morning. Zulu will go into effect for the rest of the river at 10:00 tomorrow morning.

Tropical Storm Zeta - Port Condition Whiseky

NOBOT Alert: Coast Guard setting Port Condition Whiskey at 16:00 hrs this afternoon due to Tropical Storm Zeta. Please check your email for additional information.

NOBRA Pilot Operations

NOBOT ALERT: NOBRA Pilots have advised that vessels movement have been temporarily suspended due to high winds. Please check your e-mail for updates.

Crescent Pilots - Transit Restrictions

NOBOT ALERT: Due to heavy winds along their route the Crescent Pilots will not be moving "light" vessels. Please check your email for details.

Port Condition Whiskey

NOBOT ALERT: Effective at 0800 this morning, the Coast Guard has set Port Condition Whiskey.

Port Condition Yankee

NOBOT Alert: The Coast Guard has set Port Condition Yankee from Mile 20 Above Head of Passes to Mile 303. Vessels are allowed to transit between docks and anchorages. Please note there is very limited anchorage space available. Please coordinate movements with the appropriate pilot associations.

Bar Pilots - Transit Restrictions

NOBOT ALERT: Bar Pilots have confirmed they will cease operations in Southwest Pass this afternoon due to Hurricane Sally. Please see email for additional information.

POrt Condition XRAY

NOBOT ALERT: The Coast Guard has advised that Port Condition X-RAY will be set this afternoon in preparation for Tropical Storm Sally. Port Condition Yankee will be set tomorrow.

T.S. Laura/Marco - Southwest Pass Operations

The Coast Guard will set Port Condition Yankee for the entire river at 12:00 today. Inbound vessels will begin moving at that time. Please check your e-mail for additional information.

Port Condition Yankee

The Coast Guard has set modified Port Condition Yankee. Please see email for details.