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SubjectDatePriority
Daily Update05/30/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/29/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/28/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/27/2008 Normal
Daily Update - PORT EXTENDS DEMURRAGE REDUCTION05/23/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE 05/22/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/20/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - BIO DIESEL STORY INCLUDED05/19/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/16/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/15/2008 Normal
Daily Update - NUCOR HAS NEW CONTRACT WITH DUFERCO05/14/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/13/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/12/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - Port of Charleston doing brisk business in exports05/08/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/07/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/06/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/05/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/02/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/01/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Thursday, March 01, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:

PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION
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Maximum Depths - (Fresh)
Harbor Entrance - 47.0 ft
Main Channel - 45.0 ft

BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:

Hess - Max draft - 40'00
Delfin - Max Draft - 42'00
Chem Marine - Max Draft - 38'00 MLW
Kinder Morgan - berth 1 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 3 - 30'00"
Kinder Morgan - berth 4 - Max draft 40'00, tide needed for anything
deeper than 38'00
BP - Max draft 30'00" Low water
Wando Terminal - Max draft 43'00 MLW - tide needed for anything deeper
than
43'01" Max BM No restriction North
Charleston Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restriction
CST - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restrictions
Veterans Terminal 35' MLW tidal restricted
Nucor - Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA
550', Max Beam 52'
Pier J Max Draft 30 FT
Per pilots - restrictions for Tanker movements:
Drafts of 38'00 or less may transit at anytime Drafts of 38'01 to 40'00 -
window: Start in 1 Hour before low water until 2 hours before high water
Drafts of 40'01 to 41'00 - window: start in 2 hours after low water until
2 hours before high water
Drafts of 41'01 to 42'00 - window: start in 3 hours after low water until
3 hours before high water

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VESSEL TRAFFIC:

KMI1 – HANJIN MARUGAME – ETA 1400/3RD

HESS - FREJA ATLANTIC ETS 3/4/2012

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FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:
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96 Hours - advance notice of arrival required by USCG

48 Hours - advance receipt of crew list by Immigration for any vessel
arriving from a foreign port, or arriving coast wise with detained crew.

24 Hours (minimum) - Foreign cargo must have manifest submitted to
Customs & Border Patrol AMS. Bond must be filed for Foreign flag vessels
or U.S. flag arriving with foreign cargo aboard. 24 Hours - advance
notice to Pilots

24 Hours - advance fax of crew list and approved visitors required by
Terminal.

72 Hours - post port call, the Port Authority requires bill of lading
figures for all bulk cargo.

Port Security - All persons doing business within Port Authority property
must have security pass from SCPA. All persons wanting unescorted access
to any vessel must have a valid TWIC.

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Current Articles: NONE

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CURRENT ISSUES: None

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
3/15/12 - 1200 PROP CLUB LUNCH
3/22/12 - 0815 NAV OPS MEETING
4/10/12 - 1900 S.W.T. ANNUAL BANQUET
4/19/12 - TBA PROP DINNER

2018 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
CURRENT HURRICANE STATUS - 5 / OFF SEASON

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with July 21, 2011.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Th 1 High 1:14 AM 4.8 6:47 AM Set 1:30 AM 48
1 Low 7:44 AM 1.1 6:17 PM Rise 11:51 AM
1 High 1:47 PM 4.1
1 Low 7:50 PM 0.6

F 2 High 2:14 AM 4.8 6:46 AM Set 2:20 AM 57
2 Low 8:46 AM 1.0 6:18 PM Rise 12:43 PM
2 High 2:48 PM 4.2
2 Low 8:52 PM 0.5

Sa 3 High 3:16 AM 4.9 6:44 AM Set 3:07 AM 67
3 Low 9:46 AM 0.8 6:19 PM Rise 1:40 PM
3 High 3:49 PM 4.4
3 Low 9:54 PM 0.3

Su 4 High 4:15 AM 5.2 6:43 AM Set 3:51 AM 76
4 Low 10:41 AM 0.5 6:20 PM Rise 2:41 PM
4 High 4:45 PM 4.7
4 Low 10:52 PM 0.0

M 5 High 5:10 AM 5.4 6:42 AM Set 4:32 AM 84
5 Low 11:31 AM 0.2 6:20 PM Rise 3:44 PM
5 High 5:37 PM 5.0
5 Low 11:46 PM -0.4

Tu 6 High 6:00 AM 5.7 6:41 AM Set 5:11 AM 91
6 Low 12:18 PM -0.2 6:21 PM Rise 4:49 PM
6 High 6:27 PM 5.5

W 7 Low 12:37 AM -0.7 6:39 AM Set 5:48 AM 96
7 High 6:47 AM 5.9 6:22 PM Rise 5:55 PM
7 Low 1:03 PM -0.6
7 High 7:14 PM 5.8

Th 8 Low 1:27 AM -0.9 6:38 AM Set 6:25 AM 99
8 High 7:33 AM 6.0 6:23 PM Rise 7:03 PM
8 Low 1:48 PM -0.8
8 High 8:01 PM 6.1

F 9 Low 2:17 AM -1.0 6:37 AM Set 7:03 AM 99
9 High 8:19 AM 6.0 6:23 PM Rise 8:11 PM
9 Low 2:33 PM -0.9
9 High 8:48 PM 6.3

Sa 10 Low 3:07 AM -1.0 6:36 AM Set 7:42 AM 96
10 High 9:05 AM 5.8 6:24 PM Rise 9:20 PM
10 Low 3:19 PM -0.9
10 High 9:38 PM 6.3

Su 11 Low 4:58 AM -0.8 7:34 AM Set 9:25 AM 91
11 High 10:53 AM 5.6 7:25 PM Rise 11:29 PM
11 Low 5:08 PM -0.8
11 High 11:30 PM 6.2

M 12 Low 5:52 AM -0.6 7:33 AM Set 10:12 AM 83
12 High 11:45 AM 5.4 7:26 PM
12 Low 5:59 PM -0.6

Tu 13 High 12:26 AM 6.0 7:32 AM Rise 12:36 AM 74
13 Low 6:48 AM -0.3 7:26 PM Set 11:04 AM
13 High 12:41 PM 5.1
13 Low 6:55 PM -0.3

W 14 High 1:28 AM 5.8 7:30 AM Rise 1:40 AM 63
14 Low 7:49 AM 0.0 7:27 PM Set 12:01 PM
14 High 1:43 PM 4.9
14 Low 7:58 PM 0.0

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MARINE WEATHER FORECAST:

Synopsis...A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA TODAY BUT STALL TO
THE NORTH AND WEST. THE FRONT WILL THEN RETURN NORTH AS A WARM FRONT
FRIDAY...WITH A STRONGER COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH FROM THE WEST
AND NORTHWEST LATE SATURDAY. A DRY COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA
MONDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE TO THEN BUILD OVER THE REGION.
Today...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers
late this morning. Patchy fog late this morning and early afternoon.

Tonight...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... Diminishing to 5 to
10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft... Subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after
midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Fri...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft... Building to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.

Fri Night...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft...building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.

Sat...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A slight
chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers in the morning... Then a chance
of showers in the afternoon.

Sat Night...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A
slight chance of tstms. Showers likely.

Sun...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Sun Night...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Mon...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Mon Night...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Notice posted on Thursday, March 01, 2012

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.