Logo 2
Logo 2

(504) 525-3271

(504) 525-3271

Operational Guidelines

Bar Pilots
Recommended loading draft  for Southwest Pass is 50 feet. 

Crescent Pilots:

Recommended loading draft for their area of the river is 49 feet.

NOBRA Pilots
Current recommended loading draft is as follows: 48 feet from New Orleans to Mile 175; 47 feet from Mile 175 to Mile 180; and 45 feet from Mile 180 to Mile 234.