The creation of this chart directly responds to requests made by Charleston pilots, who bring in larger ships with deeper drafts than they did when we made the original harbor chart
in 1936, said Rear Admiral Gerd Glang, director of NO s Office of Coast Survey.
The KKS Harbor rehabilitation project is a complex and wide-ranging project, with multiple phases involving preliminary hydrographic survey (Phase I), geo-technical investigations and preparation of Detailed Project Report (Phase II), wreck removal and disposal (Phase III), dredging (Phase IV), rehabilitation of breakwater/pier and construction of new pier with attendant Port facilities (Phase V) and final hydrographic survey and preparation of Harbor chart
Like a harbor chart
, we need to know the location of structures as we navigate," he adds.