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SubjectDatePriority
Daily update03/31/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - PORT TERMINALS TO COMPLY WITH CLEAN AIR ACT 2 YEARS EARLY03/28/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/26/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE03/25/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/24/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE 03/21/2008 Normal
Daily Update - CROWLEY'S NEWEST ATB TO SERVICE BP CHARLESTON03/20/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE03/19/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/18/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE03/17/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/14/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - BMW TO SPLIT BETWEEN SC AND GA PORTS03/13/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/12/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - Port grabs larger share of BMW03/11/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/10/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE03/07/2008 Normal
Initial Daily Port Update - not confirmed03/05/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Thursday, March 29, 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 - all vessel arrivals require tide
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:

KMI4 - CPO MALAYSIA - IN, ETS AM/30
CARONI PLAIN - ETA 1000/30TH
OSG 214 - ETA 4/1/2012
BOW EUROPE - ETA 4/9/2012

BP - TUG INTEGRITY & 650-4 - ETA 1015/29TH

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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:

4/10/12 - 1900 S.W.T. ANNUAL BANQUET
4/17/12 - 1700 COMMISSIONERS OF PILOTAGE MEETING
4/19/12 - TBA PROP DINNER
4/26/12 - 0800 NAV OPS MEETING

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 29 High 12:36 AM 5.1 7:11 AM Set 1:12 AM 31
29 Low 7:08 AM 0.9 7:38 PM Rise 11:34 AM
29 High 1:09 PM 4.3
29 Low 7:13 PM 0.7

F 30 High 1:27 AM 5.1 7:09 AM Set 1:59 AM 40
30 Low 8:01 AM 1.0 7:39 PM Rise 12:28 PM
30 High 2:04 PM 4.3
30 Low 8:10 PM 0.8

Sa 31 High 2:25 AM 5.0 7:08 AM Set 2:43 AM 50
31 Low 9:00 AM 1.0 7:39 PM Rise 1:26 PM
31 High 3:06 PM 4.4
31 Low 9:14 PM 0.7

Su 1 High 3:28 AM 5.1 7:07 AM Set 3:25 AM 60
1 Low 10:00 AM 0.8 7:40 PM Rise 2:26 PM
1 High 4:09 PM 4.7
1 Low 10:19 PM 0.5

M 2 High 4:30 AM 5.3 7:06 AM Set 4:03 AM 70
2 Low 10:58 AM 0.5 7:41 PM Rise 3:28 PM
2 High 5:09 PM 5.0
2 Low 11:22 PM 0.2

Tu 3 High 5:28 AM 5.5 7:04 AM Set 4:41 AM 79
3 Low 11:52 AM 0.1 7:41 PM Rise 4:33 PM
3 High 6:05 PM 5.5

W 4 Low 12:20 AM -0.2 7:03 AM Set 5:17 AM 88
4 High 6:23 AM 5.7 7:42 PM Rise 5:39 PM
4 Low 12:43 PM -0.3
4 High 6:58 PM 6.0

Th 5 Low 1:15 AM -0.6 7:02 AM Set 5:54 AM 94
5 High 7:15 AM 5.8 7:43 PM Rise 6:47 PM
5 Low 1:32 PM -0.6
5 High 7:49 PM 6.4

F 6 Low 2:08 AM -0.8 7:00 AM Set 6:33 AM 98
6 High 8:06 AM 5.9 7:44 PM Rise 7:57 PM
6 Low 2:20 PM -0.9
6 High 8:40 PM 6.7

Sa 7 Low 3:00 AM -1.0 6:59 AM Set 7:16 AM 99
7 High 8:56 AM 5.9 7:44 PM Rise 9:09 PM
7 Low 3:09 PM -1.0
7 High 9:30 PM 6.8

Su 8 Low 3:52 AM -1.0 6:58 AM Set 8:02 AM 98
8 High 9:47 AM 5.8 7:45 PM Rise 10:19 PM
8 Low 3:58 PM -0.9
8 High 10:23 PM 6.8

M 9 Low 4:45 AM -0.8 6:57 AM Set 8:54 AM 93
9 High 10:39 AM 5.6 7:46 PM Rise 11:27 PM
9 Low 4:49 PM -0.7
9 High 11:17 PM 6.6

Tu 10 Low 5:38 AM -0.6 6:55 AM Set 9:52 AM 86
10 High 11:33 AM 5.4 7:46 PM
10 Low 5:43 PM -0.5

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MARINE WEATHER FORECAST:

500 AM EDT THU MAR 29 2012


.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NW
PORTION WILL PUSH SE INTO THE SRN WATERS TODAY...BECOME
STATIONARY TONIGHT...THEN DRIFT BACK N AS A WARM FRONT FRI INTO
SAT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN N OF THE FRONT FRI AND
THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES
WILL PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS SAT AND MOVE OFF TO THE NE SUN
WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL
RACE SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS MON WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT
OFFSHORE.
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SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.



ANZ088-291500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
500 AM EDT THU MAR 29 2012


TODAY
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT W OF 1000 FM SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR N PORTION
SHIFTING TO N TO NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT E OF
1000 FM 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 2 TO
5 FT...HIGHEST E. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SAT
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT W OF 1000 FM SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN
WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...THEN
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...
HIGHEST E.

MON
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
Notice posted on Thursday, March 29, 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.