Mississippi River Mile Markers

Mile Marker Location Mile Marker Location
1.5 Pilot Town 107.6 Louisiana Drydock Inc.
2.4 Texaco Pilot Town 108.2 IMTT Avondale
8 Venice Anchorage 109 Upper 12 Mile Point
12.2 Boothville Anchorage 110.7 Woodchip Buoys
16.8 Chevron Boothville 111.3 New Orleans Shipyard
23.5 Octrica Anchorage 111.7 Waggman Buoys
29.5 Empire Anchorage 112.5 Kenner Bend Shipyard
37.5 Port Sulphur Anchorage 113.5 Azalea Fleet
45.5 Magnolia Anchorage 114.4 American Cyanamid
49.8 Pointe Celete Anchorage 114.7 Kenner Bend Anchorage
52.8 Point Celset St 115.4 AMA Wreck Light Buoy
53.9 IMT Coal – Myrtle Grove Buoy 115.5 Kenner Bend Fleet
55.4 Electrocoal 115.6 Valley Fleet – St.Rose
56.6 IMT Coal Dock 115.7 AMA Anchorage
59 Phoenix Anchorage 116 Flowers/Triangle Fleet
61.5 Mississippi River Grain 116.7 AMA Lt
63 ConocoPhilips Alliance(1) 117.6 ADM AMA Growmark
63.1 ConocoPhilips Alliance(2) 118.4 IMTT St.Rose
63.8 La Grange – Alliance Anchorage 119.3 Cresent Towing St. Rose Landing
66.5 Wills Point Anchorage 120.1 Bunge Grain
71.5 Dockside Buoys upper-lower 120.6 ADM Destrehan
72.3 Chevron Oak Point 121.4 ADM Buoys
72.4 Dockside – La Grange Anchorage 121.5 Luling Bridge
73.1 Belle Chase Anchorage 122.3 Luling Bridge Fleet
75.7 Belle Chase Ferry Crossing 122.7 26 Mile Point Lt
76.6 Freeport Nickel Amax 125 Valero Dock 4
78.3 English Turn 125.3 Valero Dock 1-3
78.6 12 Mile Anchorage 125.7 Shell Oil Norco
79.9 Stolthaven 127.3 Bonnet Carre Anchorage
81.5 Twelve Mile Point 127.8 Dow St. Charles Taft
82.7 9 Mile Anchorage 128.8 Agrico Chemical Taft
83.5 Violet Dockport Docks 128.9 Occidental (Coke) Chemical Taft
86.5 Associated Buoys – Mereaux 132.5 Arcelor Mittal
87 Valero Meraux 133 CGB 133 Buoys
88.2 Algiers Locks 134 CGB 134 Buoys
88.7 Chalmette Ferry Crossing 135 CGB 135 Buoys
89.1 Exxonmobil – Chalmette 135.6 DuPont Barge Dock
90 Chalmette Slip 134.7 La Place Anchorage
90.1 Arabi Mooring Dolphins 137 Reserve Anchorage
90.1 New Orleans General Anchorage 138.5 Lucy Marine 138 Buoys
90.9 Domino Sugar 138.6 Global Plex
91.5 Maurice Street 139.2 ADM Reserve
92 Alabo St Wharf 139.4 Cargill Grain Reserve
92.1 Andry St Wharf 139.8 Cargill Molasses
92.2 Buck Kreihs – Algiers 140.2 Marathon Oil – Garyville
92.9 Naval Support Activity 140.5 St.John Buoys
92.8 Poland St Wharf 141 St.John Buoys
93 Naval Reserve Dock 144.5 Petro Fuel Mt.Airy
93.2 Pauline St Wharf 145.1 Noranda Aluminum
93.4 Congress St 145.4 Calciner Industries
93.4 Desire St 146.1 Gramercy Veterans Memorial Bridge
93.5 Cresent Towing – Cooper/T.Smith 146.1 Louisiana Sugar Refining, LLC
93.6 Piety St 146.5 Lower Grandview Anchorage
93.7 Louisa St 146 Nord-Sud Shipping, Inc.
93.9 Press St 146.7 Upper Grandview Anchorage
94 Mandeville St Wharf 150.3 ADM St.Elmo Grain
94.2 Esplanade Ave Wharf 151 Valley Fleet Armont-Paulina
94.3 Governor Nichols St Wharf 152.2 Belmont Ranges
94.5 Algiers Point 158 StJames Buoys 5
94.5 Dumaine St 158.2 Sugarland Terminals
94.6 Toulouse St 158.5 St.James Buoys 4
94.8 Bienville St 158.5 Convent St. James Buoys 3 – Convent
94.8 Algiers Ferry Landing 158.8 Shell Capline St.James
94.8 Canal Street 159.3 Nustar (Koch Ellis) Dock St.James
94.9 Bollinger Iron Works 159.8 Agrico Chemical – Convent
95.1 Poydras St 160.4 Illinois Central Marine Terminal
95.2 Julia St – Cruise Terminal 160.6 Ergon St.James
95.6 Cresent City Bridge 160.7 Occidental Chemical – Convent
95.6 Erato St Wharf 163.5 Zen-Noh Grain
95.8 Thalia St 163.8 W.A. Bisso Sunshine Fleet
95.9 Perry St Wharf 164.8 Lower Sunshine Anchorage
96.3 Robin St 165 Shell Oil Dock
96.4 Orange St 165.8 Burnside Anchorage
96.5 Market St 166.3 Mosaic Burnside
96.6 SP Gretna 166.9 Yara Loading Dock
96.7 Gretna water intake 167.1 St.James Buoys
96.8 Celeste St 167.3 Sunshine Bridge
97 Andrew St 167.4 Eagle Asphalt Products
97.2 Gretna Ferry Crossing 167.5 Missouri Cement Dock
97.2 Jackson Ave Ferry 167.9 Motiva Convent
97.3 First St 168.1 Dupont Burnside
97.4 IMTT Gretna 169.2 Impala Burnside
97.5 Third St 170.6 Cooper Darrow 171 Buoys
97.6 Washington Ave 172 Cooper Darrow 172 “B” Buoys
97.8 Publicker Chemical 172 Cooper Darrow 172 “A” Buoys
97.9 Seventh St 173 Triad Chemical
98 Harmony St 173.4 C.F. Industries
98.4 Kinder-Morgan DC – Harvey 174.4 Cooper Darrow 175 Buoys
98.6 DGI Marlex 178.5 81 Mile Point Lt
98.7 Lousiana Ave 178.8 Cooper Darrow 179 Buoys
98.8 Napolean Ave “C” 179 Cooper Darrow 180 Buoys
99 Star Enterprise – Marrero 182.5 IMTT Chemical – Geismar
99.2 Magellan Marrero 183.2 Shell Wyandotte
99.5 Milan St 184.6 Mobil Chemical – Geismar
99.9 Napoleon Ave “B” 186 PCS Nitrogen
100.1 Napoleon Ave “A” 187 Cosmar
100.3 Public Grain Elevator 197.1 Kinder-Morgan Terminal
100.5 Nashville Ave 198.7 Pioneer Chemical
100.9 Pacific Milasses – Westwego 203.2 Petro-United Terminals
101 Henry Clay Ave 203.8 Ashland/Hercules
101.1 Publicker Chemical – Westwego 204.8 Shintech
101.3 Paktank – Westwego 209.4 Dow Plaquemine (old)
101.4 National Gypsum – Westwego 221.3 Dow Plaquemine (new)
101.5 Westwego water intake 223.2 Baton Rouge General Anchorage
101.7 New Orleans Steamboat Dock 227.8 Baton Rouge Lower Anchorage
102.4 Bisso Fleet 228.5 Cargill Grain – Baton Rouge
103 Corps of Engineers 228.7 Meal Association Buoys
103.1 Continental Grain – Westwego 229 Westway Molasses Dock
103.7 None Mile Point Obstruction 229.1 Baton Rouge General Cargo
103.9 Vulcan Materials 229.5 Apex Oil – Baton Rouge
104.1 New Orleans water intake 230.4 Placid Oil
105.7 Zito Buoys 231.7 Exxon – Baton Rouge
106.1 Huey P. Long Bridge 231.8 ACT Terminal
106.5 Avondale gas free plant 233 Formosa Plastic
107.5 Avondale Shipyard 233.5 Kaiser Aluminum – Baton Rouge

Land Mark

Nautical Miles

Approximate Transit Time – Hours

Sea Buoy 0.0 0.0
Galveston Entrance Buoy 8.1 1.0
Galveston Harbor 9.3 3.0
Texas City 14.3 3.0
Redfish Island 19.8 2.0
Bayport Turning Basin 30.0 3.0
Morgan’s Point/Barbours Cut 31.8 3.5
Baytown 35.3 3.8
Lynchburg Ferry 39.4 4.0
ITC/Vopak/Jacinto Port 40.9 4.2
Cargill Elevator 41.9 4.3
Shell/Oiltanking 42.7 4.5
Beltway 8 Bridge 43.6 4.8
Greens Bayou 45.1 4.9
Greensport Terminals 45.9 5.0
Williams/Dynegy 47.7 5.2
Kinder Morgan – Galena Park 48.5 5.5
Sidney Sherman Bridge 50.8 5.8
City Docks 24 / 25 51.6 5.9
Turning Basin 52.8 6.0

Land Mark

Nautical Miles

Approximate Transit Time – Hours

Sea Buoy 0.0 0.0
Harbor Island
6.4

Koch Ingleside
14.0

La Quinta Junction
15

Oxychemicals
18.5

Sherwin Metals
19.5

Harbor Bridge
24.5

Public Oil Dock 1
25.0

Cargo Docks
25.0

Public Oil Dock 12
25.4

Koch Oil Docks 2 & 3
25.5

Citgo 1
26.0

ADM/CC Public Elevators
26.1

Public Oil Docks 4,7,11
26.8

Interstate Elevator
28.7
Valero
29.3

Citgo 3
30.1
Public Oil Docks 8,9,10
32.0

Jan 01; Brazos (Freeport, Tx) Pilots Tariff Changes

The Brazos (Freeport, Tx Pilots) have revised their “Basic Operating Procedures” and Pilotage rates as of January 01, 2012.

The changes are as follows:
1) Updates to Detention and Cancellation fees.
2) Added provisions for sailing crude oil vessels with a deep draft.
3) Updates to minimum required time to order a pilot for inbound, outbound and shift movements.

Dec 13; Port of Corpus Christi Tariff Increases

On December 13, 2011 Port Commission approved a 5.26% tariff increase on all Wharfage & Dockage published within Tariff 100-A as per Producer Price Index (PPI) with an effective date of February 1, 2012.
The Tariff can be found here.

Sept 06; Sabine Pilots propose fee increase

The Sabine Bank Pilots have proposed an increase in fees for Pilotage services for the Outter Banks. Details can been found here.