MSIB XIX Issue 067- Temp. Safety Zone- Cox Bay

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Waterway Status - Temporary Safety Zone – Cox Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port New Orleans, under the authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, will establish a temporary safety zone on August 21, 2019, in Cox Bay, LA, consisting of a one-half mile radius around position, 29.47501 N, 089.62645 W. This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with environmental response activities, consisting of in-situ burn operations. This rule is effective from August 21, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. until August 22, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. local time.

All vessels are prohibited from entering the safety zone unless they have been granted permission by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or designated representative. Only vessels participating in the operations and pre-designated vessels are permitted within the safety zone after 6:00 a.m. on August 21, 2019.

The Sector New Orleans Command Center may be contacted at the below number in the event of an emergency.

For additional information, contact the following:

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center: (504) 365-2200
Coast Guard Waterways Management: (504) 365-2280

Captain of the Port New Orleans

For a current list of MSIBs in the COTP New Orleans Zone visit: under “SafetyNotifications"