33 CFR § 161.40 - Vessel Traffic Service Berwick Bay.

§ 161.40 Vessel Traffic Service Berwick Bay.

(a) The VTS area consists of the navigable waters of the following segments of waterways: the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) Morgan City to Port Allen Alternate Route from Mile Marker 0 to Mile Marker 5; the ICW from Mile Marker 93 west of Harvey Lock (WHL) to Mile Marker 102 WHL; the Atchafalaya River Route from Mile Marker 113 to Mile Marker 122; from Bayou Shaffer Junction (ICW Mile Marker 94.5 WHL) south one statute mile along Bayou Shaffer; and from Berwick Lock northwest one statute mile along the Lower Atchafalaya River.

(b) VTS Special Area. The Berwick Bay VTS Special Area consists of those waters within a 1000 yard radius of the Burlington Northern/Santa Fe Railroad Bridge located at Mile .03 MC/PA.

(c) Reporting Points.

Table 161.40(c)—VTS Berwick Bay Reporting Points

Designator Geographic name Geographic description Latitude/longitude Notes
1 Stouts Pass Stouts Point Light “1” Mile 113-Atchafalaya River 29°43′47″ N
91°13′25″ W
2 Berwick Lock Mile 1.9 MC/PA 29°43′10″ N
91°13′28″ W
If transiting the Lock.
3 Conrad's Point Junction Buoy “1” Mile 1.5 MC/PA 29°42′32″ N
91°13′14″ W
4 Swift Ships Flat Lake Junction Mile 3 MC/PA 29°43′26″ N
91°12′22″ W
5 Burlington Northern/Santa Fe Railroad Bridge Mile 0.3 MC/PA 29°41′34″ N
91°12′44″ W
6 20 Grant Point Junction Bayou Boeuf-Atchafalaya R. Mile 95.5 ICW 29°41′18″ N
91°12′36″ W
7 ICW Overhead Power Cable Mile 96.5 ICW 29°40′43″ N
91°13′18″ W
8 Wax Bayou Junction Light “A” Mile 98.2W ICW 29°39′29″ N
91°14′46″ W
9 Shaffer Junction ICW-Bayou Shaffer Mile 94.5 ICW 29°41′10″ N
91°11′38″ W
[CGD 90-020, 59 FR 36324, July 15, 1994, as amended by CGD 95-033, 60 FR 28332, May 31, 1995; USCG-1998-3799, 63 FR 35531, June 30, 1998; USCG-2009-0416, 74 FR 27441, June 10, 2009]