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Subject:CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Friday, April 06, 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 - BOW EUROPE - ETA 4/9/2012
TORM ALEXANDRA – ETA 4/10/12

HESS – LAVRIK – PM/07
ENERGY PROGRESS – ETA PM/08

BP - TUG RESOLVE & 650-4 - ETA 0500/6TH

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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: 4/10/12 - 1900 S.W.T. ANNUAL BANQUET

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:

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

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

W 11 High 12:14 AM 6.3 6:54 AM Rise 12:29 AM 77
11 Low 6:34 AM -0.3 7:47 PM Set 10:53 AM
11 High 12:31 PM 5.2
11 Low 6:41 PM -0.1

Th 12 High 1:14 AM 6.0 6:53 AM Rise 1:23 AM 67
12 Low 7:32 AM 0.0 7:48 PM Set 11:56 AM
12 High 1:33 PM 5.0
12 Low 7:43 PM 0.2

F 13 High 2:17 AM 5.7 6:52 AM Rise 2:11 AM 56
13 Low 8:32 AM 0.2 7:49 PM Set 12:59 PM
13 High 2:38 PM 5.0
13 Low 8:49 PM 0.4

Sa 14 High 3:19 AM 5.5 6:51 AM Rise 2:53 AM 45
14 Low 9:32 AM 0.3 7:49 PM Set 2:00 PM
14 High 3:41 PM 5.0
14 Low 9:55 PM 0.5

Su 15 High 4:19 AM 5.4 6:49 AM Rise 3:29 AM 35
15 Low 10:29 AM 0.2 7:50 PM Set 2:59 PM
15 High 4:41 PM 5.1
15 Low 10:57 PM 0.5

M 16 High 5:14 AM 5.3 6:48 AM Rise 4:02 AM 25
16 Low 11:22 AM 0.2 7:51 PM Set 3:56 PM
16 High 5:35 PM 5.3
16 Low 11:53 PM 0.4

Tu 17 High 6:04 AM 5.3 6:47 AM Rise 4:33 AM 17
17 Low 12:09 PM 0.1 7:51 PM Set 4:52 PM
17 High 6:24 PM 5.6

W 18 Low 12:44 AM 0.3 6:46 AM Rise 5:04 AM 10
18 High 6:49 AM 5.2 7:52 PM Set 5:47 PM
18 Low 12:53 PM 0.0
18 High 7:08 PM 5.7

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MARINE WEATHER FORECAST: 500 AM EDT FRI APR 6 2012


.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...DEVELOPING LOW PRES OVER THE S
PORTION WILL PASS E OF THE CENTRAL WATERS BY LATE TODAY...WHILE
PULLING A COLD FRONT S OF THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL PASS E AND NE
OF THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT...TURN NW TO NEAR NOVA SCOTIA
SAT NIGHT...THEN PERSIST WELL N OF THE WATERS SUN INTO TUE. A
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS MON. LOW PRES
WILL THEN MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE WHILE PULLING ANOTHER
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.



ANZ088-061500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
500 AM EDT FRI APR 6 2012

GALE WARNING


TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT OVER FAR NW PORTION
NE 20 TO 30 KT EARLY. WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NE 30 TO 40 KT...
EXCEPT OVER FAR E PORTION TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT
BUILDING TO 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NW. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT THROUGHOUT EARLY...
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE...HIGHEST E. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO
11 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 11 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NE. SHOWERS
ENDING.

SAT
N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST E.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NE.

SAT NIGHT
WINDS SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT OVER S
PORTION DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.

SUN
WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 5
FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 5 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.

MON
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS BECOMING
2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN OVER W PORTION
SHIFTING TO NW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT E OF
1000 FM TO 6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.

Notice posted on Friday, April 06, 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.