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SubjectDatePriority
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/31/1212/31/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/31/1212/31/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/31/1212/31/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/28/1212/28/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/28/1212/28/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/28/1212/28/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/25/1212/26/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/26/1212/26/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/26/1212/26/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/24/1212/24/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/24/12 12/24/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/24/1212/24/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/21/1212/21/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/21/12 12/21/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/21/1212/21/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/20/1212/20/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/20/1212/20/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/20/12 // NEWS - Strike looms at East and Gulf ports12/20/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/19/1212/19/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/19/1212/19/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/19/1212/19/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/18/1212/18/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/18/1212/18/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/18/1212/18/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/17/1212/17/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/17/1212/17/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/17/1212/17/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/14/1212/14/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/14/1212/14/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/14/1212/14/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/13/1212/13/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/13/1212/13/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/13/1212/13/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/12/1212/12/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/12/1212/12/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/12/1212/12/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/11/1212/11/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/11/1212/11/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/11/1212/11/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/10/1212/10/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/10/1212/10/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/7/1212/10/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/7/1212/07/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/7/1212/07/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/7/1212/07/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/6/1212/06/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/6/1212/06/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/6/1212/06/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/5/1212/05/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/5/1212/05/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/5/1212/05/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/4/1212/04/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/4/12 //NEWS // More grain headed to region from other countries12/04/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/3/1212/03/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/3/1212/03/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/3/1212/03/2012 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/11/12
Date:Tuesday, December 11, 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

Airdraft under the Don Holt Bridge 155 ft per pilots

 

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:     

 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">KMI4   - PIONEER 1200/14

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">          - ATC-21 12/15

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">          - BOW CECIL 12/18

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">          - MARACAS BAY 12/25

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">          - NORD ISLE 12/25    

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">VETERANS - NOMADIC HJELLSTAD - ETA 1200/15

 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">BP - TUG INTEGRITY & 650-4 - IN ETD 1600/11<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">

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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.

 

Vessels 65 ft and longer in length must slow to 10 kts about 20 nm offshore in to the COLREGS demarcation line. Savannah is in the Mid-Atlantic Area. Brunswick is in the South Atlantic area. Savannah rules will apply from November 1 to April 30 and Brunswick rules are in effect November 15-April 15.

 

RIGHT WHALE MANDATORY SHIP REPORTING SYSTEM FOR WHALESSOUTH –

 

The U.S. Mandatory Ship Reporting (MSR) System for Northern Right Whales is in effect from November 15th, 2012 to April 16th, 2013. This mandatory system requires all vessels 300 gross tons and greater to submit a report prior to entering the designated WHALESSOUTH area per Title 33, Code of Federal Regulations Part 169.115 (33 CFR 169.115). The geographical boundaries of the southeast reporting system include coastal waters within approximately 25 nautical miles along a 90 nautical mile stretch of the Atlantic seaboard in Florida and Georgia. The area extends from the shoreline east to longitude 80°51'.60W, with the southern and northern boundaries at latitudes 30°00'.00N and 31°27'.00N, respectively.

 

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CURRENT ISSUES:    

 

12/11/12 – 1700 – Pilot Commission

 

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:  

 

12/13/12 – 1900 – Holiday Party – Prop Club/MASC

12/20/12 – 1700 MASC Happy Hour

12/20/12 – 1800 Prop club dinner

12/27/12 – 0800 Nav Ops meeting

 

01/08/13 - 1700 – Pilot Commission

01/09/13 – 1130 – CWIT luncheon

01/17/13 - 1800 Prop club dinner

01/24/13 - 0800 – Nav Ops meeting

01/24/13 - 1700 MASC Happy Hour

01/25/13 - 1200 - Chat and Chew with Jim Newsome

 

2018     - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

 

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1

 

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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

 

Tu  11     High   5:38 AM     6.5   7:12 AM    Rise  5:08 AM      9

    11      Low  12:02 PM    -0.4   5:14 PM     Set  3:50 PM

    11     High   5:48 PM     5.5

 

W   12      Low  12:06 AM    -0.9   7:13 AM    Rise  6:17 AM      3

    12     High   6:35 AM     6.8   5:14 PM     Set  4:49 PM

    12      Low  12:57 PM    -0.6

    12     High   6:45 PM     5.6

 

Th  13      Low   1:01 AM    -1.0   7:14 AM    Rise  7:21 AM      0

    13     High   7:31 AM     6.9   5:15 PM     Set  5:54 PM

    13      Low   1:50 PM    -0.7

   13     High   7:41 PM     5.7

 

F   14      Low   1:55 AM    -1.1   7:14 AM    Rise  8:20 AM      0

    14     High   8:25 AM     6.9   5:15 PM     Set  7:02 PM

    14      Low   2:42 PM    -0.8

    14     High   8:36 PM     5.7

 

Sa  15      Low   2:49 AM    -1.0   7:15 AM    Rise  9:12 AM      3

    15     High   9:18 AM     6.7   5:15 PM     Set  8:11 PM

    15      Low   3:34 PM    -0.7

    15     High   9:31 PM     5.6

 

Su  16      Low   3:42 AM    -0.7   7:16 AM    Rise  9:57 AM      9

    16     High  10:11 AM     6.5   5:16 PM     Set  9:17 PM

    16      Low   4:25 PM    -0.5

    16     High  10:27 PM     5.5

 

M   17      Low   4:37 AM    -0.4   7:16 AM    Rise 10:37 AM      16

    17     High  11:04 AM     6.1   5:16 PM     Set 10:21 PM

    17      Low   5:16 PM    -0.3

    17     High  11:23 PM     5.4

 

Tu  18      Low   5:33 AM     0.0   7:17 AM    Rise 11:13 AM      26

    18     High  11:57 AM     5.7   5:16 PM     Set 11:22 PM

    18      Low   6:08 PM    -0.1

 

W   19     High  12:20 AM     5.3   7:17 AM    Rise 11:47 AM      36

    19      Low   6:32 AM     0.3   5:17 PM

    19     High  12:50 PM     5.3

    19      Low   7:00 PM     0.1

 

Th  20     High   1:17 AM     5.2   7:18 AM     Set 12:20 AM      46

    20      Low   7:33 AM     0.6   5:17 PM    Rise 12:19 PM

    20     High   1:43 PM     5.0

    20      Low   7:53 PM     0.2

 

F   21     High   2:14 AM     5.2   7:18 AM     Set  1:17 AM      56

    21      Low   8:35 AM     0.8   5:18 PM    Rise 12:52 PM

    21     High   2:37 PM     4.8

    21      Low   8:46 PM     0.3

 

Sa  22     High   3:09 AM     5.2   7:19 AM     Set  2:13 AM      66

    22      Low   9:34 AM     0.8   5:18 PM    Rise  1:26 PM

    22     High   3:30 PM     4.6

    22      Low   9:37 PM     0.3

 

Su  23     High   4:01 AM     5.3   7:19 AM     Set  3:07 AM      74

    23      Low  10:28 AM     0.7   5:19 PM    Rise  2:03 PM

    23     High   4:21 PM     4.6

    23      Low  10:26 PM     0.2

 

M   24     High   4:50 AM     5.4   7:20 AM     Set  4:01 AM      82

    24      Low  11:18 AM     0.6   5:20 PM    Rise  2:42 PM

    24     High   5:09 PM     4.6

    24      Low  11:13 PM     0.1

 

Tu  25     High   5:36 AM     5.5   7:20 AM     Set  4:54 AM      89

    25      Low  12:03 PM     0.5   5:20 PM    Rise  3:25 PM

    25     High   5:56 PM     4.7

    25      Low  11:57 PM     0.0

 

W   26     High   6:20 AM     5.6   7:21 AM     Set  5:44 AM      94

    26      Low  12:45 PM     0.4   5:21 PM    Rise  4:11 PM

    26     High   6:40 PM     4.7

 

Th  27      Low  12:38 AM    -0.1   7:21 AM     Set  6:32 AM      97

    27     High   7:01 AM     5.7   5:21 PM    Rise  5:01 PM

    27      Low   1:24 PM     0.3

    27     High   7:21 PM     4.8

 

F   28      Low   1:18 AM    -0.1   7:21 AM     Set  7:17 AM      99

    28     High   7:40 AM     5.7   5:22 PM    Rise  5:54 PM

    28      Low   2:01 PM     0.2

    28     High   8:01 PM     4.8

 

Sa  29      Low   1:57 AM    -0.1   7:21 AM     Set  7:59 AM      99

    29     High   8:16 AM     5.7   5:23 PM    Rise  6:49 PM

    29      Low   2:37 PM     0.2

    29     High   8:38 PM     4.8

 

Su  30      Low   2:35 AM    -0.1   7:22 AM     Set  8:37 AM      98

    30     High   8:50 AM     5.6   5:23 PM    Rise  7:45 PM

    30      Low   3:12 PM     0.2

    30     High   9:13 PM     4.7

 

M   31      Low   3:14 AM     0.0   7:22 AM     Set  9:13 AM      94

    31     High   9:24 AM     5.6   5:24 PM    Rise  8:41 PM

    31      Low   3:47 PM     0.1

    31     High   9:48 PM     4.7

 

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MARINE FORECAST  

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Synopsis<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA TODAY. THE FRONT WILL THEN STALL JUST OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY...AS A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS AND TRACKS NORTHEAST ALONG THE FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO THE REGION THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">Today: <span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">SW winds 10 to 15 kt early...becoming W. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog this morning.

Tonight: NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain after midnight.

Wed: N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain.

Wed Night: N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain in the evening...then a slight chance of rain after midnight.

Thu: N winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Thu Night: NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Fri: NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Fri Night: N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat: NE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night: S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">

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Notice posted on Tuesday, December 11, 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.