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FOR THE SAFETY OF LOUISIANA'S PEOPLE, ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT
CRESCENT RIVER PILOTS
WE NAVIGATE ALL FOREIGN SHIPS VISITING OUR PORT.
Highly skilled mariners take command to navigate foreign
ships on the volatile and unpredictable Mighty Mississippi.
Dangerous events are minimized on the river due to the skill,
local knowledge, experience, and precise judgment of the
1 IN 5
JOBS IN NATION
WATER IS POWERFUL AND FAST, MOVING
7.6 FEET PER SECOND.
ZERO VISIBILITY DUE TO FOG
NO ENGINE - NO POWER - NO ANCHORS
River Pilot, Captain Christopher Hoo’s expertise prevents disaster when his ship loses all power and begins floating downriver toward the river bank.
The recent massive explosion on Beiruit’s waterfront involved 2700 tons of highly toxic fertilizer ammonium nitrate. Crescent Pilots regularly, and very safely transport ships with more than 30 times that amount of nitrate up and down the Mississippi River.
ARE YOU FLUENT IN OUR LANGUAGE?
WE SPEAK RIVER.
24 hours a day
7 days a week
365 days a year
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