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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:DAILY UPDATE
Date:Monday, July 28, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:Port: Charleston
Date: 7/28/2008
Subject: DAILY UPDATE -

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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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NUCOR - PAZ COLOMBIA IN/26 EST PM/29

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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:

July 25, 2008 - The Department announced approximately $1.8 billion in
grants to state, urban area and tribal governments to improve the
nation’s readiness, response and recovery capabilities for both natural
and man-made emergencies. The department will award approximately $3
billion in FY 2008, and has provided roughly $25 billion in grants since
FY 2002 to state, local and tribal governments, as well as non-profit
organizations.

"These awards reflect a continued and serious commitment to first
responders throughout the homeland, particularly in the highest threat
areas," said Secretary Chertoff. Read more

FEMA Coordinates Hurricane Dolly Response

July 24, 2008 – The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency
Management Agency (FEMA) is coordinating operational and support
activities by numerous federal agencies in response to Hurricane Dolly’s
landfall.

FEMA and its federal partners are working closely with state and local
governments as well as with the private sector to support those areas
impacted by wind, rain and floods caused by the storm. More at FEMA.gov

CURRENT ISSUES: None

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
07/29 - 1800 - ROADWISE MONTHLY BREIFING
07/29 - 1900 - CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING
08/12 - 1700 - PILOT COMMISSION MEETING
08/14 - 1400 - CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PORT BRIEFING & TOUR
09/17 - 0800 - MARITIME ASSOC OF SC BOARD 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 -

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 28 High 4:17 AM 4.8 6:31 AM Rise 2:04 AM 26
28 Low 10:35 AM -0.2 8:21 PM Set 5:14 PM
28 High 5:04 PM 6.2
28 Low 11:40 PM 0.5

Tu 29 High 5:24 AM 4.9 6:32 AM Rise 3:05 AM 16
29 Low 11:38 AM -0.4 8:20 PM Set 6:18 PM
29 High 6:08 PM 6.4

W 30 Low 12:40 AM 0.3 6:33 AM Rise 4:13 AM 8
30 High 6:29 AM 5.0 8:19 PM Set 7:13 PM
30 Low 12:39 PM -0.5
30 High 7:09 PM 6.5

Th 31 Low 1:36 AM 0.0 6:33 AM Rise 5:26 AM 3
31 High 7:30 AM 5.2 8:19 PM Set 7:59 PM
31 Low 1:37 PM -0.6
31 High 8:05 PM 6.6

F 1 Low 2:28 AM -0.1 6:34 AM Rise 6:38 AM 0
1 High 8:28 AM 5.4 8:18 PM Set 8:38 PM
1 Low 2:32 PM -0.6
1 High 8:56 PM 6.6

Sa 2 Low 3:17 AM -0.2 6:35 AM Rise 7:48 AM 0
2 High 9:22 AM 5.6 8:17 PM Set 9:12 PM
2 Low 3:24 PM -0.5
2 High 9:45 PM 6.4

Su 3 Low 4:04 AM -0.2 6:35 AM Rise 8:54 AM 2
3 High 10:14 AM 5.6 8:16 PM Set 9:42 PM
3 Low 4:15 PM -0.3
3 High 10:30 PM 6.2

M 4 Low 4:49 AM -0.2 6:36 AM Rise 9:57 AM 7
4 High 11:04 AM 5.6 8:15 PM Set 10:09 PM
4 Low 5:05 PM 0.0
4 High 11:13 PM 5.8

Tu 5 Low 5:32 AM 0.0 6:37 AM Rise 10:58 AM 14
5 High 11:52 AM 5.6 8:14 PM Set 10:37 PM
5 Low 5:55 PM 0.4
5 High 11:56 PM 5.5

W 6 Low 6:14 AM 0.2 6:37 AM Rise 11:57 AM 22
6 High 12:40 PM 5.5 8:13 PM Set 11:05 PM
6 Low 6:45 PM 0.7

Th 7 High 12:39 AM 5.1 6:38 AM Rise 12:56 PM 31
7 Low 6:56 AM 0.4 8:12 PM Set 11:36 PM
7 High 1:28 PM 5.4
7 Low 7:37 PM 1.0

F 8 High 1:24 AM 4.8 6:39 AM Rise 1:54 PM 41
8 Low 7:39 AM 0.7 8:11 PM
8 High 2:18 PM 5.4
8 Low 8:31 PM 1.2

Sa 9 High 2:12 AM 4.6 6:39 AM Set 12:11 AM 50
9 Low 8:26 AM 0.8 8:11 PM Rise 2:52 PM
9 High 3:09 PM 5.3
9 Low 9:27 PM 1.3

Su 10 High 3:04 AM 4.4 6:40 AM Set 12:50 AM 60
10 Low 9:17 AM 0.9 8:10 PM Rise 3:49 PM
10 High 4:03 PM 5.3
10 Low 10:22 PM 1.3


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MARINE WEATHER:

This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.
Partly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 103.
South wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind between 8 and 14
mph.



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Notice posted on Monday, July 28, 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.