In light of ongoing issues with Paloma Grant (Kalama Cab Company) COLRIP has closed our account with her effective immediately. She has used COLRIP as a (self-proclaimed) “savings account” by storing invoices for months at a time and then submitting large batches at once. She has claimed COLRIP as her and her husband’s employer on … Continue Reading »
Miller Sands 6 will be repositioned early Sept about 400 yards SW of its position for the Oregon to get in there and dredge. Also, buoy 54 will be put back to its proper station the week of Sept 13th.
The minimum water forecast is: Sep 4-5, Sep 25-26 & Oct 2-3. Expect minus water levels on these dates.
Updated phone # for Kalama Chemical 24/7 control room: 360-673-0223. Use this # to request gate access in and out of the facility.
With the ladder at the end of Kalex being damaged, they have offered for us to use the barge dock for access to tugs/launches since they anticipate that it is going to be several more months before the ladder is fixed. If there is a barge there the gangway should be down and you can … Continue Reading »
Please use extreme caution if you choose to use the ladder at the lower end of Kalex, it is in poor repair. Kalex is aware and plans on repairing.
Please use caution tying up at SeaPort Terminal and try not to use the upstream dolphin for initial contact. If you notice anything unusual or have concerns at this facility please let us know. There is apparently some damage to the upriver dolphin structure. “The southernmost Dolphin BD-4 should not be used for initial impact … Continue Reading »
Use caution at VUB3. There are 28’ and 29’ soundings showing but there may be less water available than that.
WCT Marine has a 900 h.p. twin screw tug available to turn ships or assist in Astoria with at least 1 hours notice. Call Willie at 360-904-9684. (204)