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DAILY UPDATE06/30/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/27/2008 Normal
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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
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Daily Update06/05/2008 Normal
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DAILY UPDATE06/02/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - HURRICANE BERTHA UPDATE
Date:Monday, July 07, 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:
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KMI - PEN 410 - ETA 08/1300, ETS 09/PM

BP - T/B 650 - IN, ETS 08/0245

HESS - STENA PERFORMANCE - IN, ETS 07/1800

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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: None

CURRENT ISSUES: 07/08 - 1700 - Pilot commission meeting

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
07/15 - 1000 - SCS PA MONTHLY MEETING
07/16 - 0815 - MASC BOARD MEETING
07/22 - TBA - VIRGINIA PORT AUTHORITY MONTHLY MEETING
07/24 - 0800 - CHS NAVIGATION COMMITTEE 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 - HURRICANE BERTHA

BERTHA STRENGTHENS OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC...COULD REACH
CATEGORY TWO INTENSITY LATER TODAY...

AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE BERTHA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 19.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 51.3 WEST OR ABOUT 775 MILES...
1250 KM...EAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS.

BERTHA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/HR.
A GRADUAL TURN TOWARDS THE NORTHWEST WITH A REDUCTION IN FORWARD
SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

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 7 Low 6:08 AM -0.2 6:18 AM Rise 11:12 AM 18
7 High 12:26 PM 5.3 8:31 PM Set 11:43 PM
7 Low 6:23 PM 0.2

Tu 8 High 12:34 AM 5.6 6:19 AM Rise 12:13 PM 27
8 Low 6:55 AM 0.0 8:31 PM
8 High 1:18 PM 5.3
8 Low 7:18 PM 0.5

W 9 High 1:20 AM 5.2 6:19 AM Set 12:10 AM 37
9 Low 7:41 AM 0.2 8:30 PM Rise 1:11 PM
9 High 2:10 PM 5.3
9 Low 8:14 PM 0.8

Th 10 High 2:07 AM 4.9 6:20 AM Set 12:37 AM 47
10 Low 8:27 AM 0.3 8:30 PM Rise 2:09 PM
10 High 3:01 PM 5.3
10 Low 9:11 PM 0.9

F 11 High 2:55 AM 4.6 6:20 AM Set 1:05 AM 57
11 Low 9:15 AM 0.4 8:30 PM Rise 3:06 PM
11 High 3:52 PM 5.4
11 Low 10:07 PM 1.0

Sa 12 High 3:45 AM 4.4 6:21 AM Set 1:37 AM 66
12 Low 10:03 AM 0.5 8:30 PM Rise 4:04 PM
12 High 4:42 PM 5.4
12 Low 11:01 PM 1.0

Su 13 High 4:36 AM 4.4 6:22 AM Set 2:12 AM 75
13 Low 10:51 AM 0.5 8:29 PM Rise 5:01 PM
13 High 5:31 PM 5.5
13 Low 11:52 PM 0.9

M 14 High 5:27 AM 4.4 6:22 AM Set 2:53 AM 82
14 Low 11:39 AM 0.5 8:29 PM Rise 5:57 PM
14 High 6:19 PM 5.6

Tu 15 Low 12:40 AM 0.8 6:23 AM Set 3:40 AM 89
15 High 6:17 AM 4.4 8:28 PM Rise 6:49 PM
15 Low 12:26 PM 0.4
15 High 7:06 PM 5.7

W 16 Low 1:24 AM 0.7 6:23 AM Set 4:33 AM 94
16 High 7:05 AM 4.5 8:28 PM Rise 7:37 PM
16 Low 1:11 PM 0.4
16 High 7:50 PM 5.8

Th 17 Low 2:07 AM 0.6 6:24 AM Set 5:30 AM 98
17 High 7:51 AM 4.6 8:28 PM Rise 8:19 PM
17 Low 1:54 PM 0.3
17 High 8:31 PM 5.8

F 18 Low 2:47 AM 0.4 6:25 AM Set 6:30 AM 99
18 High 8:34 AM 4.6 8:27 PM Rise 8:56 PM
18 Low 2:35 PM 0.3
18 High 9:10 PM 5.8

Sa 19 Low 3:25 AM 0.3 6:25 AM Set 7:30 AM 99
19 High 9:15 AM 4.7 8:27 PM Rise 9:29 PM
19 Low 3:16 PM 0.3
19 High 9:46 PM 5.8

Su 20 Low 4:03 AM 0.2 6:26 AM Set 8:31 AM 97
20 High 9:54 AM 4.8 8:26 PM Rise 9:59 PM
20 Low 3:58 PM 0.3
20 High 10:21 PM 5.7

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MARINE WEATHER:

CHARLESTON HARBOR-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1205 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2008

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...THE SEA BREEZE WILL COMBINE WITH UPPER
LEVEL ENERGY AND PLENTY OF INSTABILITY TO SUPPORT MORE STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY... ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. A FEW STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS...
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS MAY EVEN BECOME SEVERE...BRIEFLY PRODUCING DAMAGING
WIND GUSTS AND LARGE HAIL.

WATERSPOUTS...WEAK LOW LVL WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH HIGH
ATMOSPHERIC INSTABILITY WILL ALLOW FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR THE
DEVELOPMENT OF WATERSPOUTS ALONG THE COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND
GEORGIA WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.

FLASH FLOODING...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS TODAY COULD PRODUCE
LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 3 INCHES...POSSIBLY
LEADING TO FLASH FLOODING.

PEOPLE ACROSS SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA SHOULD
MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THIS CAN BE DONE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS...TV...OR YOUR LOCAL NEWS
SOURCE. INFORMATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT
WEATHER.GOV/CHS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...THE SEA BREEZE MAY COMBINE WITH UPPER LEVEL
ENERGY AND PLENTY OF INSTABILITY TO SUPPORT MORE STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY... ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. A FEW STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY
WINDS...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY EVEN BECOME SEVERE...BRIEFLY PRODUCING
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND LARGE HAIL.

FLASH FLOODING...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY COULD PRODUCE
LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 3 INCHES...POSSIBLY
LEADING TO FLASH FLOODING.
Notice posted on Monday, July 07, 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.