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Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Tuesday March 31, 2020 03/31/2020 Normal
Mississippi River NOBRA - 2020 High Water Safety Restrictions03/30/2020 Normal
Mississippi River NOBRA - Pilot Preservation03/30/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Monday March 30, 2020 03/30/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Coast Guard Reporting Requirements03/27/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Friday March 27, 2020 03/27/2020 Normal
Mississippi River : Vessel Aground @ Lower 12Mile Pt. Traffic Controls are in Effect03/27/2020 Normal
Mississippi River MSIB 09-20 Vessel Inspections_Exams_and_Documentation.pdf03/26/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Thursday March 26, 2020 03/26/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Bar Pilots - Updated Coronavirus Risk Management Plan03/25/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Wednesday March 25, 2020 03/25/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Tuesday March 24, 2020 03/24/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Monday March 23, 2020 03/23/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Summary of Coronavirus Requirements03/22/2020 Normal
Mississippi River - Trade Notice: 20-023 - CBP New Orleans Temporary Restrictions on Crew Shore Leave03/21/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Friday March 20, 2020 03/20/2020 Normal
Latest COVID-19 Guidelines and Moran Shipping Agencies03/19/2020 Normal
Mississippi River MSIB 07-20 Ports and Facilities MSIB for Coranavirus03/19/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Thursday March 19, 2020 03/19/2020 Normal
Mississippi River - PBF Energy Chalmette Refinery Enhanced Safety Protocols TODAY03/18/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Wednesday March 18, 2020 03/18/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Tuesday March 17, 2020 03/17/2020 Normal
Mississippi River MSIB Vol XX Issue 035 - COVID19 Vessel Precautions03/17/2020 Normal
Mississippi River -- [Lama-agents] Valero Mereaux & Valero St. Charles Instituting Enhanced Safety Protocols TODAY03/16/2020 Normal
Mississippi River closure MM 119 to MM 121 AHP Update : The LMR in the vicinity Bunge Grain MM 119 to MM 121 AHP is now open to all traffic.03/16/2020 Normal
Mississippi River - River Closure Update03/16/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Closure Update03/16/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Monday March 16, 2020 03/16/2020 Normal
Mississippi River NOBRA Pilots - Daylight Only Transit Restriction - Lifted03/16/2020 Normal
Mississippi River - River Closure Update03/15/2020 Normal
Mississippi River VTS Measure MM117-MM122 - River Closure 03/15/2020 Normal
Coronavirus - MSIB from Coast Guard Headquarters03/13/2020 Normal
Mississippi River - Coronavirus Update - Bar Pilots03/13/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Friday March 13, 2020 03/13/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Thursday March 12, 2020 03/12/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Algiers Point reopened due to improved visibility03/12/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Algiers Point closed Due to Low Visibility -- 0430 12MAR2003/12/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Wednesday March 11, 2020 03/11/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Algiers Point Open Due to improved Visibility -- 11MAR2003/11/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Algiers Point closed Due to Low Visibility -- 0307 11MAR2003/11/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Tuesday March 10, 2020 03/10/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Monday March 09, 2020 03/09/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Friday March 06, 2020 03/06/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Thursday March 05, 2020 03/05/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Wednesday March 04, 2020 03/04/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Fog Forecast - 3/3/20 - 15:0003/03/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Tuesday March 03, 2020 03/03/2020 Normal
FW: Algiers Point Re-opened Due to Improved Visibility03/03/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Algiers Point Closed Due to Low Visibility03/03/2020 Normal
Mississippi River Currents Daily Report for Monday March 02, 2020 03/02/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Mississippi River Summary of Coronavirus Requirements
Date:Sunday, March 22, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

Fm: Moran Shipping Agencies Nola

 

To: All Concerned

 

Good day,

 

Please note the below Summary of Coronavirus Requirements.

 

Regards,

Jennifer Landry      

Operations Manager

As Agents Only

Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.

4412 Trenton Street

Metairie, La 70006

Tel: 504-828-1168  Fax: 504-834-2750  Mbl: 504-650-1653

nola@moranshipping.com         www.moranshipping.com

 

Please reply to our Group Email Address (nola@moranshipping.com) on ALL messages to this office.

 

Please visit our ports serviced for complete contact details.

 

From: Brett M. Bourgeois <brett@nobot.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 22, 2020 5:07 PM
To: Brett M. Bourgeois <brett@nobot.org>
Subject: Summary of Coronavirus Requirements

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Good Afternoon,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Over the past several weeks, numerous notices have been sent to the membership regarding the Coronavirus Pandemic.  Below is a quick summary of requirements that are currently in place due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.  This is a very fluid situation and requirements could be put in effect or change with very little advance notice.  Please continue to monitor your e-mail for updates.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Brett M. Bourgeois

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">(504) 525-3271 – 24 Hours

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:red">Coast Guard:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">MSIB 06-20: Vessel Reporting Requirements for Illness or Death:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Illness of a person onboard a vessel that may adversely affect the safety of a vessel or port is a hazardous condition per 33 CFR 160.216and the owner, agent, master, operator, or person in charge must immediately notify the nearest Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP). It is critical to report persons who exhibit symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or other illness to the COTP.  .Additionally, as required by42 CFR 71.21, the master of a ship destined for a U.S. port shall report immediately to the quarantine station at or nearest the port at which the ship will arrive, the occurrence, on board, of any death or any ill person among passengers or crew (including those who have disembarked or have been removed) during the 15-day period preceding the date of expected arrival or during the period since departure from a U.S. port (whichever period of time is shorter) .Guidance and forms to report deaths and illnesses to the CDC can be found at: https://go.usa.gov/xdjmj.  The CDC Houston Quarantine Station, which has jurisdiction over the Mississippi River can be reached at (281) 230-3874 (24 Hours).

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In addition to notifying Coast Guard and CDC, please also notify CBP, and all three pilot associations as well as our office.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">MSIB XX: Issue 035: Vessel Precautions:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Provided information to all vessels concerning precautions to be taken prior to arrival.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:red">Customs and Border Protection:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Southern Currents: 20-023

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Maritime Crew will be remanded to the vessels until further notice.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Pilot Associations:  Please note if the below procedures are not followed, pilotage services could be denied.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">The Bar Pilots Dispatchers are asking the following one hour prior to pilot boarding:  Does any  crew member have symptoms of Coronavirus including  a fever of 100.4 degrees or greater, cough, trouble breathing or body aches. Additionally have you complied with Captain of The Port, New Orleans, MSIB Volume XX issue:035, COVID-19 Vessel Precautions, Dated March 17, 2020?

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LMR Procedures for Ordering Pilots – COVID-19<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Effective: 0900 Hours Local, Monday, 23 March 2020

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">In order to streamline the operational processes and provide periodic reinforcement of the best practices advocated by the USCG in MSIB Volume XX issue:035, COVID-19 Vessel Precautions, Dated March 17, 2020, the following procedures will be followed when ordering a pilot for shifting, berthing or sailing in all Pilot (BAR, CRPPA, NOBRA, Federal) navigational jurisdictions:

 

Step 1.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">- Vessel agent shall contact ship’s Master to confirm the following:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">1.) No crew member has symptoms of Coronavirus including:

·       a fever of 100.4 degrees or greater,

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·       trouble breathing; or

·       body aches; and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">2.) The vessel has received, read, and will comply with Captain of The Port, New Orleans, MSIB Volume XX issue:035, COVID-19 Vessel Precautions, Dated March 17, 2020.

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Step 2<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:95%;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">. - Vessel agent contacts Pilot dispatch and orders a pilot and informs the pilot dispatcher of the Master’s responses to Step 1 items 1). & 2).

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Step 3.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> – <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Concurrent with Step 2, the agent copies (cc) the pilot dispatch on an email from the Agent to the Master confirming Master’s representation that:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">1.) No crew member has symptoms of Coronavirus including:

·       a fever of 100.4 degrees or greater,

·       <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">cough,

·       trouble breathing, or

·       body aches; and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">2.) The vessel has received, read, and will comply with Captain of The Port, New Orleans, MSIB Volume XX issue:035, COVID-19 Vessel Precautions, Dated March 17, 20202.)

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Pilot Dispatch Email Addresses:<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">BAR Dispatch – <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">ops@barpilot.com

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">CRPPA Dispatch – dispatch@crescentpilots.com

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">NOBRA Dispatch – dispatch@nobrapilots.com

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Federal Pilots Dispatch – <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">fedpilot@federalpilots.com

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Noticed posted on Sunday, March 22, 2020