Philadelphia / Delaware River & Bay

March 28, 2024


Please note the following from The Mariners Advisory Committee for the Bay and the Delaware River:
Navigation Notices
"In response to the expected increase in port operations, we would like to remind operators of the anchorage requirements of 33CFR110.157(b)(2) "No vessel shall occupy any prescribed anchorage for a longer period than 48 hours without a permit from the Captain of the Port. Vessels expecting to be at anchor for more than 48 hours shall obtain a permit from the Captain of the Port for that purpose." Anchorage A (Big Stone) is exempted from this requirement."
Please send anchorage extension requests to"

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