The U.S. Department of Transportation issued
the following status report on ports affected by Hurricane Katrina:
Port of New Orleans: Operational to 42 feet
Port of Fourchon: Operation to 24 feet
Port of Gulfport: Operational to 30 feet
Port of Biloxi: Operational to 9 feet
Port of Pascagoula: Operational to 36 feet
Port of Mobile: Operational to 43 feet
Port of Fourchon: Operational to 24 feet
The Industrial Canal is open east of the Cowan/Lorraine bridge.
All major interstate crude oil, refined product, and natural gas transmission pipelines are operating
Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) operating at 75% capacity.
Numerous reports of oil and gas leaks in the Gulf of Mexico. Some of these may be from pipelines. Damage assessments have not yet been conducted.