On Friday, May 31, 2019, the TS DEL MONTE will be towed (dead ship) through Charleston Harbor from the Charleston Harbor entrance buoy to Detyen's Shipyard, Charleston, SC. The tow is expected to occur between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. The tow will be restricted in its ability to maneuver. Vessels operating in the vicinity of the tow should keep clear.
All Mariners are urged to use caution while transiting the area. Operators will monitor VHF channel 13 or 16.
This MSIB can be viewed at https://homeport.uscg.mil/port-directory/charleston. For questions or concerns regarding this MSIB, please contact Sector Charleston Waterways Management Division at (843) 740-3184 or the Sector's 24-hour Command Center at (843) 740-7050.