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Mississippi River Port Information


Maximum Recommended Transit Drafts for the Mississippi River are as follows:
SouthWest Pass to PilotTown - 44 feet equal to 13.412 Meters
PilotTown to New Orleans - 45 feet equal to 13.716 Meters
New Orleans to MM180 - 47 feet equal to 14.326 Meters
MM180 to Baton Rouge - 45 feet equal to 13.716 Meters
MM221.8 to Baton Rouge - All vessels with a draft greater than 40FT 11IN are restricted to daylight transit per NOBRA pilots
x - 44 feet FW is presently the "controlling draft" for vessels entering and exiting the Mississippi River.


Mississippi River Daily Port Updates



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