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SubjectDatePriority
PHILADELPHIA, PA. PORT INFO.10/24/2001 Normal
PHILADELPHIA PORT INFO 10/18/0110/18/2001 Normal
USCG PHILADELPHIA MARINE SAFETY BULLETIN10/17/2001 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:USCG PHILADELPHIA MARINE SAFETY BULLETIN
Date:Wednesday, October 17, 2001
Priority:Normal
Notice:
DREDGING OPS SUSPENDED IN THE MARCUS HOOK SHIP CHANNEL****

THE CAPTAIN OF THE PORT ADV. DREDGING IN THE MARCUS HOOK SHIP CHANNEL IS
TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED. RESTRICTIONS FOR MARCUS HOOK, DEEPWATER POINT, AND
MANTUA CREEK ANCHORAGES ARE TEMPORARILY RESCINDED.

THE DREDGE "ESSEX" HAS MOVED FROM THE MARCUS HOOK SHIP CHANNEL TO THE
MOUTH OF THE CHRISTINA RIVER AND HAS BEGUN DREDGING NEAR THE PORT OF
WILMINGTON, DE.

DREDGE PIPING WILL BE PLACED ACROSS THE CHANNEL AT THE MOUTH OF THE
CHRISTINA RIVER AT A DEPTH OF AT LEAST 38 FT AT MEAN LOW WATER.

THE DREDGE WILL COMPLETE OPS IN THIS AREA IN APPX THREE WEEKS.

DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF DECEMBER 2001, THE DREDGE ESSEX WILL RETURN TO
THE MARCUS HOOK SHIP CHANNEL AND RESUME DREDGING OPERATIONS.

ALL REGULATIONS WILL BE BACK IN EFFECT UPON RESUMPTION OF DREDGING OPS.
(24 HOUR NOTICE OF ANCHORAGE SPACE, ONLY ONE SHIP AT A TIME AT MARCUS HOOK
ANHCORAGE, AND DEPENDING ON LOA OF VESSEL AT DEEPWATER POINT AND MANTUA
CREEK, TUG STANDBY REQUIRED)



Notice posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2001

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.