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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/29/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel // Galveston/Texas City // Freeport Update Corrected 11/29/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel // Galveston/Texas City // Freeport Update 11/29/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/27/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/26/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/24/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/23/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/21/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/19/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/18/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/17/2017 Normal
VTS Directed Closure- Houston Ship Channel LT 94 - 17NOV 1200-160011/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/15/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/10/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/09/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/03/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/02/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:VTS Directed Closure- Houston Ship Channel LT 94 - 17NOV 1200-1600
Date:Thursday, November 16, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:To all concerned

Lt Buoy 94 // submerged dredge pipeline operations from 1200 - 1600 hours Friday, 17th November

LT Buoy 94 is adjacent to Atkinson Island North and below Barbour's Cut Slip // delays are expected to be minimal

-----Original Message-----
From: Davis, Aaron J LTJG [mailto:Aaron.J.Davis@uscg.mil]
Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:47 AM
To: "kpmitchell@weeksmarine.com"
Cc: vtsaobstruction@txgulf.org
Subject: VTS Directed Closure- Houston Ship Channel LT 94 - 17NOV 1200-1600

Good afternoon,

Your request for a Category I Channel Closure of the Houston Ship Channel for dredge pipeline operations at Houston Ship Channel LT 94 is APPROVED for Friday, November 17th, 2017 from 1200 to 1600. 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.

Very Respectfully,
LTJG Aaron Davis
Operations Officer
VTS Houston/Galveston
Phone: 281-464-4829

-----Original Message-----
From: kpmitchell@weeksmarine.com [mailto:kpmitchell@weeksmarine.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:21 PM
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:: Other (Below)
Name of the Vessel:: E.W. Ellefsen
Commence Date:: 11/17/2017
Commence Time:: 1200
Completion Date:: 11/17/2017
Completion Time:: 1600
Estimated Duration (Hours):: Other
Owner/Operator/Agent:: Weeks Marine, Inc.
Point of Contact:: Dredge E.W. Ellefsen
Office Phone:: 9852375027
Mobile Phone:: 15612499037
Email:: kpmitchell@weeksmarine.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:: The Dredge E.W. Ellefsen will be digging at Submerged Pipeline Crossing north of Mile Marker 94 and south of Mile Marker 96 on the green (In Bound). The dredge should complete the digging within a few hours. Once complete we will call VTS to open channel for traffic.





Notice posted on Thursday, November 16, 2017

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