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Advice, Loss Prevention

The Mississippi River – anchoring issues

This time of the year, the Mississippi River may experience high water levels due to the melting snow in the upper Mississippi Valley. As a consequence of the meltwater, increased currents can be expected.

Our local correspondent, Independent Maritime Consulting, has addressed the potential hazards when anchoring and mooring in the river in the enclosed Loss Prevention advice.

The Mississippi River March 2020.pdf

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