USCG: Sector New Orleans Issues Safety Alert 01/19 – Towing Vessel Safety Alert

03/25/2019 USCG Sector New Orleans issued Safety Alert 01-19

Recently there were three marine casualties that resulted in the sinking of towing vessels on the Lower Mississippi River.  The high water conditions on the Mississippi River present numerous risks for towing vessels, including unusually strong river currents and dynamic eddies.  The Coast Guard has issued the referenced Towing Vessel Safety Alert that contains recommendations for towing vessel operators and other responsible parties.

Click here to download Safety Alert 01-19 dated 03/25/2019

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