Sturgeon season starts today and continues on the following dates: May 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, 31 and June 2, 5. It will be from the Wauna powerlines down and ends each day at 1400.
Caution: New dock above Waterford
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 »
Sad to report retired Foss Captain Frank Vollmer has passed away.
The Price Island anchor has not been found. Soundings do show a divot in the estimated anchor location that was emailed all pilots.
New soundings for O-Dock have been uploaded to the website for all pilots to download.
Pilots, Lost anchor at River Mile 34+10 just above Skamokawa, inbound lane, 50′ right of center line. There is about 10 meters of chain attached. Please check your email for a visual. Proceed with caution.
Astoria Launch Office Construction: Starting today, and continuing for a month or so, John Young Construction is working on the launch office. They will install new windows and fix the rodent access problem inside the Foss office walls. The Foss operations desk is temporarily located in the Colrip lounge area.
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.
O’dock will be coming out of retirement middle of next month (April). However, it will not be used as a grain terminal but for exporting of tire chips. The first vessel to call will be the m/v Sakura Dream. We are currently being told they expect to have 1-2 ships a month to start with. … Continue Reading »