USCG Marine Safety Office New Orleans issued Marine Safety Bulletins reminding the maritime community that security zones
are in effect for waters of the Mississippi River in New Orleans and Baton Rouge
. Unless permitted by COTP New
Orleans, vessels are prohibited from operating between Mile Marker 88 to Mile Marker 103 in the vicinity of New Orleans and from Mile Marker 229 to Mile Marker 234 in the vicinity of Baton Rouge. Recreational vessels and fishing vessels
navigating the Intracoastal Waterway across
the Mississippi River are encouraged to use the Algiers Locks instead of the Harvey Locks so as to avoid lengthy delays. (5/22/03).
Source: HK Law