Mariners' Advisory Committee
for the Bay & River Delaware
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Posted   10-30-2013 18:24    
MARINE SAFETY INFORMATION BULLETIN

[MSIB # 18-13]


October 30, 2013


ANNUAL COAST GUARD SECTOR DELAWARE BAY
ICE CONFERENCE


The 2013 Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Ice Conference will be held at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, Philadelphia, PA on Thursday November 21, 2013, 9am to 12 pm. The meeting will address ice operations and forecasts for the Delaware Bay, Delaware River and its tributaries, and the New Jersey and Delaware Coasts during the upcoming 2013-2014 winter season. The meeting will include presentations from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay staff, the 5th Coast Guard District, the National Ice Center, and the National Weather Service.

If you plan to attend the Ice Conference please contact MST1 Nicole Brophy, Sector Delaware Bay Waterways Management Division, at telephone (215) 271-4814 or e-mail Nicole.D.Brophy@uscg.mil prior to November 13, 2013. If you have a specific question concerning ice operations that you wish to be addressed at the conference, please submit your topic of concern along with your notification of attendance.

The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum is located in Southwest Philadelphia, at 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19153, with adequate parking on site. Additional information, including driving directions, is available at http://www.fws.gov/refuge/John_Heinz/visit/directions.html.




K. MOORE
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard
Captain of the Port Delaware Bay