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Lake Charles, LA

April 17, 2024


Marine Safety Information Bulletin


April 16, 2024
Calcasieu River Ship Channel (CRSC) – MM 30-31 – Temporary Closure
The Coast Guard will be establishing a temporary safety zone from Mile Marker 30 to 31 on the CRSC near Sulphur, LA. The safety zone is needed to offload a ship loader at a waterfront facility from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2024.
No vessel traffic will be permitted to transit the zone during this operation. Concerned vessels may contact the COTP or the COTP’s representative on VHF-FM marine channel 13 or 16. The 12-hour closure times are subject to change and will be updated via Broadcast Notice to Mariners on VHF-FM marine channel 16.
For more information, a project manager can be contacted at (409) 999-1098.
This notice will be posted on the Coast Guard’s HOMEPORT website at and the VTS website at If you have any questions regarding this notice, please call MSU Port Arthur at (409) 723-6500 or MSU Lake Charles at (337) 912-0073.


  • MSIB_13-24_Calcasieu_River_Ship_Channel_MM_30-31_Temporary_Closure.pdf(227 KB )

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