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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/31/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/29/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/27/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/26/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/23/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/21/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/19/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/18/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/17/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel // USCG Houston VTS DIRECTED CLOSURE - HSC 3/1703/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/15/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/10/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/09/2017 Normal
Freeport Update 03/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/03/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston Ship Channel // USCG Houston VTS DIRECTED CLOSURE - HSC 3/17
Date:Thursday, March 16, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:Houston Ship Channel // Closure

Friday, March 17th
0730 - 0930 hrs

Lt Buoy 101 // removal of submerged dredge pipeline

No vessel traffic allowed until services are completed.


Lt Buoy 101 is located adjacent to Goose Creek and below Fred Hartman Bridge - Baytown


-----Original Message-----
From: Gazda, Cortland A LT [mailto:Cortland.A.Gazda@uscg.mil]
Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2017 1:41 PM
To: vtsaobstruction@txgulf.org
Cc: "caleb@rlbcontracting.com"
Subject: VTS DIRECTED CLOSURE - HSC 3/17

Good Afternoon,

Your request for a Category I Channel Closure of the HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL in
the vicinity of Houston Ship Channel Light 101 to remove submerged dredge
pipeline is updated and APPROVED for Friday, March 17th, 2017 from 0730 to
0930. Once the operation is complete, please notify the VTS Watch Supervisor
immediately so vessel traffic may resume.

Houston Traffic will make the appropriate closure notification broadcast.
Please ensure the lead vessel checks in on VHF 05A prior to commencing your
operation. If this project becomes delayed, contact the VTS Watch Supervisor
at your earliest convenience so that we may cancel or amend the proposed
channel closure.

V/R,

LT Cortland Gazda
Operations Officer
VTS Houston/Galveston
(281) 464-4829


-----Original Message-----
From: caleb@rlbcontracting.com [mailto:caleb@rlbcontracting.com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 8:44 AM
To: vtsaobstruction@txgulf.org
Subject: [Non-DoD Source] VTS Channel Obstruction Request

The following is a VTS Channel Obstruction Request.



Category:: Cat I
Operation:: Dredge Pipeline Work
Region:: Houston Ship Channel
Location:: Fred Hartman Bridge
Name of the Vessel:: JONATHON KING BOYD
Commence Date:: 3/17/17
Commence Time:: 1300
Completion Date:: 3/17/17
Completion Time:: 1500
Estimated Duration (Hours):: 2 Hours
Owner/Operator/Agent:: RLB CONTRACTING
Point of Contact:: Caleb Cook
Office Phone:: 3619356577
Mobile Phone:: 3619206566
Email:: caleb@rlbcontracting.com
Please provide detailed description of your operations: For Obstructions due
to Dead Ship Tow or Rig Movement please add assist vessel names, & beginning
and end locations:: Jonathon King Boyd dredge is requesting a channel
obstruction for the removal of our steel submerged pipeline between markers
101 and 102.
The pipeline will be floated and moved to the outside of the channel to be
secured. Any time during the daylight hours that works best for you and the
pilots we can utilize since our schedule is very flexible. All vessels will
be confined to the area of work.





Notice posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017

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