DEAD SHIP MOVEMENT - NAVAL PROTECTION ZONE
On Thursday, April 1, 2021, the U.S. Navy will conduct a dead ship movement through Charleston Harbor from Wharf Alpha to the Charleston Harbor entrance buoy. The dead ship movement is expected to occur between the hours of 7:00 am and 11:00 am.
The dead ship movement will be restricted in its ability to maneuver. In accordance with 33 CFR 165.2015 and 33 CFR 165.2025 Naval Protection Zone, a 500-yard regulated area of water surrounding the dead ship movement will be enforced. Vessels operating in the vicinity are to keep clear. All mariners are urged to use caution while transiting the area. Operators will monitor VHF channels 13 and 16. This MSIB can be viewed at https://homeport.uscg.mil/port-directory/charleston.
For questions or concerns regarding this MSIB, please contact on scene security assets via VHF-FM Channel 16, Sector Charleston Waterways Management Division at (843) 740-3184, or the Sector’s 24-hour Command Center at (843) 740- 7050.