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LOST ANCHOR AT MANTUA CREEK ANCHORAGE07/13/2006 Normal
USCG NOTICE- 07/12/2006 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:USCG NOTICE-
Date:Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Priority:Normal
Notice:To: Maritime Exchange agents, operators, tug and barge members:

The following has been provided by the U.S. Coast Guard for your
information.


SECTOR COMMANDER

U.S. COAST GUARD

SECTOR DELAWARE BAY

1 WASHINGTON AVE

PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

TEL: (215) 271-4800

FAX: (215) 271-4899


MARINE SAFETY INFORMATION BULLETIN


[MSIB # 13-06]


July 11, 2006


NOTIFICATION OF SHOALING IN THE UPPER DELAWARE RIVER


Due to the recent floods, the Captain of the Port Sector Delaware Bay is
notifying the maritime community of shoaling in the Upper Delaware River.
The US Army Corp of Engineers conducted condition surveys between July 6,
2006 and July 8, 2006 and the following information was reported:


· Devlin Range: Shoaling to 37 feet on the PA side near Upper
Delaware River Channel Bouy 39 (LL 3925).

· Lehigh Channel: Shoaling to 37 feet along the entire length of
the NJ side of the channel.

· Keystone Range: Shoaling of 34 feet to 37 feet the entire length
of the range on the PA side to the center of the range.

· Landreth Range through Florence Bend: Shoaling of 30 to 37 feet
on the NJ side from the PA Turnpike Bridge to Delaware River.

· Channel LB 60: Shoaling extends to the center of Florence Bend.

· Florence Range: Shoaling of 36 to 38 feet from the center of the
channel on the PA side from 500 feet west of Upper Delaware Channel LB 63
(LL 4090) to Upper Delaware River Channel LB 65 (LL 4095).

· Roebling Range: Shoaling of 24 to 38 feet the entire length of
the range from the PA side to the center of the range.

· Kinkora Range: Shoaling of 36 feet the entire width of the range
from Upper Delaware River.

· Channel LB 71 (LL 4155) to Upper Delaware River Channel LB 72 (LL
4160): Shoaling of 30 to 35 feet from the center of the range to the NJ
side the remaining length of the range and into Penn Channel to Upper
Delaware River Channel LB 76 (LL 4170).

· Newbold Channel and Blake Channel: Shoaling of 20 to 39 feet from
Upper Delaware River Channel LB 78 (LL 4175) the entire width of the
channel to Upper Delaware River Channel Buoy 83 (LL 4200).

· Whitehall Range, Raritan Channel, Bordentown Range: No reports as
yet.

· Duck Island Range: Shoaling of 14 to 21 feet the entire length
and width of the range.

· Perriwig Channel to Trenton Channel: No reports as yet.


If you have any questions regarding the contents of this bulletin or the
expectations of the Captain of the Port, please contact the Waterways
Management staff at (215) 271-4889 or the Marine Safety Duty Officer at
(215) 271-4807.
Notice posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2006

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.