Potential hazards when anchoring and mooring in Mississippi river

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.

Therefore, the Independent Maritime Consulting launched a report explaining the challenges arising when anchoring and mooring in the river.

Typically peaking between February and May, but also occurring at other times during the year, the Mississippi River experiences high water levels and...

https://safety4sea.com/potential-hazards-when-anchoring-and-mooring-in-mississippi-river/

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