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SubjectDatePriority
DAILY UPDATE06/30/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/27/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/26/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/25/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/24/2008 Normal
Daily update - PORT GETS A NEW ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER06/23/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - PILOTS GET NEW HOME06/20/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/19/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - SPA projects slight gain in numbers06/18/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/17/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/16/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Nucor to buy Ambassador Steel06/13/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/10/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/09/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/06/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/05/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/04/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/04/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/03/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/02/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily update - PORT GETS A NEW ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER
Date:Monday, June 23, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:
URGENT INFORMATION: None

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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:

Amerada Hess – Max draft of 38’00 if LOA is less than 650’; Max draft of
36’00 if LOA is 650’00 or greater
Kinder Morgan – berth 1 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 3 - TBA
berth 4 – Max draft 39’00, tide needed for anything deeper than 36’00
BP - TBA
Wando Terminal – Max draft 46’00 – Max BM 187’00
North Charleston Terminal – Max 42’00 – Max BM 187’00
CST – Max draft 47’00 – Max BM 187’00

Per pilots – restrictions for Tanker movements:
Drafts of 36’00 or less may transit at anytime
Drafts of 36’01 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


VESSEL TRAFFIC: (AS PER PILOTS, AS OF 0830/23)
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KMI - FREJA ASIA - ETA 23/1800, ETS 24/1500

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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.

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NEWS ARTICLES: (6/23) Port to get environmental affairs chief

The Port of Charleston is bringing a new green deckhand on board to keep
watch over its growing raft of environmental initiatives.

The State Ports Authority, in approving a $160.4 million budget last week
for its upcoming fiscal year, carved out some funds to fill its first-ever
environmental affairs slot.

Bernie Groseclose, the SPA's chief executive, said the full-time hire —
one of just a few new positions budgeted for the next 12 months — will be
in charge of monitoring and coordinating the various environmental
programs the maritime agency has waded into. He said the decision to
create a green czar position in Charleston is "timely with our mitigation
plan under way."

Indeed, the SPA has been pushing to draw more attention to its $12 million
environmental mitigation plan, which the authority agreed to fund to help
offset some of the negative effects of the $600 million shipping terminal
it is building in North Charleston. The various concessions include a $1
million contribution toward the recent Morris Island purchase, $2.5
million for restoring oyster reefs and tidal marsh in Charleston Harbor
and $4 million for community improvements such as job training and
affordable housing.

In March, the SPA said it had entered into a partnership with the state
Department of Health and Environmental Control to reduce emissions at
existing and future terminals. And just two weeks ago, the authority
unveiled a public awareness campaign called "Pledge for Growth,"
challenging area employers to commit to one or more eco-friendly changes.

It all goes to show how times have changed for the shipping industry,
which is coming under intense worldwide pressure to reduce emissions from
vessels, trucks and equipment.

CURRENT ISSUES: 06/26 - 0800 - NAVIGATION OPERATIONS MEETING
06/26 - 1800 - PROPELLOR CLUB ANNUAL CRUISE

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
07/15 - 1000 - SCS PA MONTHLY MEETING
07/22 - TBA - VIRGINIA PORT AUTHORITY MONTHLY MEETING
10/08 - 1800 - CWIT OYSTER ROAST
10/30 - TBA - PROPELLOR CLUB 75TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
2013 - PROPOSED TIME FRAME FOR NEW PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT STATUS - 4, NO STORMS PREDICTED
Seaport Security Alert currently at YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1
Airport Security Alert currently at ORANGE/HIGH

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TIDE INFORMATION (BASED FROM CUSTOMS WHARF):

Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 23 Low 5:49 AM 0.3 6:13 AM Set 10:37 AM 84
23 High 11:39 AM 4.6 8:31 PM Rise 11:55 PM
23 Low 5:43 PM 0.6

Tu 24 High 12:00 AM 5.4 6:13 AM Set 11:37 AM 76
24 Low 6:30 AM 0.2 8:31 PM
24 High 12:26 PM 4.8
24 Low 6:35 PM 0.7

W 25 High 12:44 AM 5.3 6:13 AM Rise 12:23 AM 66
25 Low 7:15 AM 0.1 8:32 PM Set 12:38 PM
25 High 1:17 PM 5.0
25 Low 7:32 PM 0.7

Th 26 High 1:34 AM 5.1 6:14 AM Rise 12:51 AM 56
26 Low 8:04 AM 0.0 8:32 PM Set 1:40 PM
26 High 2:13 PM 5.3
26 Low 8:36 PM 0.7

F 27 High 2:30 AM 5.0 6:14 AM Rise 1:20 AM 45
27 Low 8:57 AM -0.1 8:32 PM Set 2:46 PM
27 High 3:13 PM 5.7
27 Low 9:44 PM 0.7

Sa 28 High 3:31 AM 4.9 6:14 AM Rise 1:54 AM 34
28 Low 9:54 AM -0.3 8:32 PM Set 3:56 PM
28 High 4:15 PM 6.0
28 Low 10:51 PM 0.5

Su 29 High 4:34 AM 4.8 6:15 AM Rise 2:33 AM 24
29 Low 10:53 AM -0.4 8:32 PM Set 5:08 PM
29 High 5:17 PM 6.3
29 Low 11:55 PM 0.3

M 30 High 5:38 AM 4.8 6:15 AM Rise 3:21 AM 14
30 Low 11:53 AM -0.6 8:32 PM Set 6:22 PM
30 High 6:19 PM 6.5

Tu 1 Low 12:56 AM 0.0 6:15 AM Rise 4:18 AM 7
1 High 6:41 AM 4.9 8:32 PM Set 7:31 PM
1 Low 12:52 PM -0.8
1 High 7:20 PM 6.7

W 2 Low 1:53 AM -0.2 6:16 AM Rise 5:24 AM 2
2 High 7:43 AM 5.0 8:32 PM Set 8:33 PM
2 Low 1:50 PM -0.8
2 High 8:18 PM 6.7

Th 3 Low 2:48 AM -0.3 6:16 AM Rise 6:37 AM 0
3 High 8:43 AM 5.2 8:32 PM Set 9:25 PM
3 Low 2:46 PM -0.8
3 High 9:14 PM 6.7

F 4 Low 3:40 AM -0.4 6:17 AM Rise 7:51 AM 0
4 High 9:40 AM 5.2 8:31 PM Set 10:08 PM
4 Low 3:41 PM -0.7
4 High 10:07 PM 6.6

Sa 5 Low 4:31 AM -0.4 6:17 AM Rise 9:02 AM 4
5 High 10:37 AM 5.3 8:31 PM Set 10:44 PM
5 Low 4:35 PM -0.5
5 High 10:58 PM 6.3

Su 6 Low 5:20 AM -0.3 6:18 AM Rise 10:09 AM 10
6 High 11:32 AM 5.3 8:31 PM Set 11:15 PM
6 Low 5:29 PM -0.2
6 High 11:46 PM 6.0

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MARINE WEATHER:

WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
415 AM EDT MON JUN 23 2008


TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.

THU
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
Notice posted on Monday, June 23, 2008

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.