MSIB Vol XX Issue 068 - Regulated Navigation Area - East

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Regulated Navigation Area - East

Effective immediately, the Captain of the Port New Orleans (COTP) rescinds the enforcement of the Hurricane Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) East, which includes the Inner Harbor Navigational Channel south from the Seabrook Flood Gate to the IHNC Lock, and from the IHNC west through the GIWW to MM 22 and Harvey Canal (MM 0 to LaPalco Bridge).

At this time, the Seabrook Complex remains closed.

For most up to date information on floodgate status please visit Flood Protection Authority East website at:

This Marine Safety Information Bulletin supersedes Volume XX Issue 061 (Regulated Navigation Area East Enforcement, dated June 5, 2020).

Waterways Management: (504) 365-2280 Email address:

Sector New Orleans Command Center (24 hour): (504) 365-2200

Vessel Traffic Center (24 Hour): (504) 365-2230 or VHF-FM channels 67 or 12

Coast Guard District Eight Bridges: (504) 671-2128

National Response Center (24 Hour): 1-800-424-8802

Flood Protection Authority – East: 504-286-3100






Captain of the Port New Orleans


For a current list of MSIBs in the COTP New Orleans Zone visit: under “Safety notifications”