ICW HOTSPOT DREDGING (PORT ROYAL TO CHARLESTON)
Goodloe Marine plans to commence dredging operations in the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway near St. Helena Sound (mile marker 518) on or about February 1, 2018. Dredging will continue north working on 7 different shoals within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, ending near Johns Island, SC (mile marker 480). Work will be conducted 24/7 and is anticipated to be completed by September 2018. During dredge operations, mariners should be aware that dredge pipeline and work boats may be working within the channel. Mariners should use caution while transiting the area.
For on-scene communications, mariners are advised to contact the dredge "TENACIOUS" on VHF-FM channels 13 and 16. For more details, please contact Goodloe Marine at (813) 633-1321.
This MSIB can be viewed at www.homeport.uscg.mil. For questions or concerns regarding this MSIB, please contact Sector Charleston Waterways Management Division at (843) 323-7761 or the Sector's 24-hour Command Center Line at (843) 740-7050.