Sector Charleston is responsible for all Coast Guard operations directed at preventing maritime casualties, accidents, and security incidents. The Prevention Department is divided into three areas: Inspections, Investigations, and Waterways Management.
Investigations - (843) 740-3180 Option 6 or (843) 740-3187
Contact us to report a casualty, an injury/loss of life, a grounding and/or collision that creates a hazard to navigation in a navigable waterway.
Waterways Management - (843) 740-3180 Option 5
Safeguards the port by minimizing personnel injuries and the damage or loss of property associated with vessel and commercial waterway activities with 300 miles of coastline & major inland commerce routes. WWM fosters close partnerships with the marine industry and local, state and federal agencies, ensuring navigation safety with Sector Charleston's AOR for myriad operations & marine events.
Fireworks Addendum - Fireworks Addendum to Marine Event Application