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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:SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/31/12
Date:Monday, December 31, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:

PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION

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Maximum Depths - (Fresh)

Harbor Entrance - 42 ft

Main Channel - 42 ft

Max allowable vessel draft - 43 ft

 

BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:

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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:

 

Colonial # 1 Max Draft 39 ft Max LOA 750 ft Max air draft 185 ft

Colonial # 3 Max Draft 36 ft Max LOA 600 ft

Colonial OT-20 Max Draft 39 ft Max LOA 820 ft

Valero East Max Draft 23 ft Max LOA 650 ft Max Beam 110 ft

Valero West Max Draft 36 ft Max LOA 650 ft

Conoco Phillips Max Draft 26 ft Max LOA 650 ft

Vopak Max Draft 36 ft Max LOA 643 ft Max Beam 100 ft

Marine Port Terminal Brunswick Max Draft 30 ft Max LOA 80 ft

Nustar #2 Max Draft 38 ft Max LOA 900 ft Max Beam 110 ft Max DWT 44,000

Epic Midstream - Max Draft 36 ft Max LOA 700ft  Max Beam 120 ft

Nustar Asphalt - Max Draft 36'06 ft Max LOA 750 ft Max Beam 120 ft

East Coast terminal - Max Draft 36 ft

Imperial Sugar - Max Draft 30 ft

Metro Ports - Max Draft 36 ft Max LOA  700 ft Max Beam 150 ft

GPA Ocean Terminal Max Draft 42 ft

GPA Garden City Terminal Max Draft 42 ft

 

Per pilots - restrictions for Tanker movements:

Drafts of 35 ft 5 in or less may transit at anytime Drafts of 35 ft 6 to 42'00 are tide restricted- window:  Start in 1 Hour after low water until 1.5 hours before high

 

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VESSEL TRAFFIC: 

 

NUSTAR:    <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Book Antiqua","serif";color:black">none

COL BERTH 1 -  (OTHER THAN BARGES)

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">1/1 - CHEMICAL MARINER

 

COL BERTH 3 -    (OTHER THAN BARGES)

 

01/13 – CHARLESTON

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BERTH OT-20 -   (OTHER THAN BARGES)

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">12/31 - SERIFOS

 

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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 GPA.  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 <span-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"">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 Articles -

 

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CURRENT ISSUES/EVENTS: None

 

FUTURE EVENTS: 

01/10/13 – 1130 – Prop Club Lunch

02/14/12 - 1130 – Prop Club Lunch

 

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1

 

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LOCAL TIDES:

 

Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon

           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible

 

DECEMBER 2012

 

M   31      Low   3:43 AM    -0.1   7:24 AM     Set  9:16 AM      94

    31     High   9:26 AM     7.1   5:30 PM    Rise  8:46 PM

    31      Low   4:10 PM     0.0

    31     High   9:49 PM     6.2

 

JANUARY 2013

 

Tu   1      Low   4:23 AM     0.0   7:24 AM     Set  9:51 AM      89

     1     High  10:04 AM     7.0   5:30 PM    Rise  9:43 PM

     1      Low   4:47 PM     0.0

     1     High  10:28 PM     6.2

 

W    2      Low   5:06 AM     0.2   7:24 AM     Set 10:24 AM      82

     2     High  10:46 AM     6.8   5:31 PM    Rise 10:41 PM

     2      Low   5:28 PM     0.0

     2     High  11:15 PM     6.3

 

Th   3      Low   5:53 AM     0.3   7:24 AM     Set 10:58 AM      73

     3     High  11:35 AM     6.7   5:32 PM    Rise 11:40 PM

     3      Low   6:14 PM     0.1

 

F    4     High  12:08 AM     6.4   7:24 AM     Set 11:34 AM      64

     4      Low   6:47 AM     0.5   5:33 PM

     4     High  12:29 PM     6.5

     4      Low   7:06 PM     0.1

 

Sa   5     High   1:07 AM     6.6   7:25 AM    Rise 12:42 AM      53

     5      Low   7:50 AM     0.5   5:34 PM     Set 12:12 PM

     5     High   1:27 PM     6.4

     5      Low   8:06 PM     0.0

 

Su   6     High   2:08 AM     6.8   7:25 AM    Rise  1:45 AM      42

     6      Low   8:59 AM     0.4   5:34 PM     Set 12:54 PM

     6     High   2:27 PM     6.4

     6      Low   9:11 PM    -0.2

 

M    7     High   3:11 AM     7.1   7:25 AM    Rise  2:51 AM      31

     7      Low  10:06 AM     0.2   5:35 PM     Set  1:42 PM

     7     High   3:30 PM     6.5

     7      Low  10:16 PM    -0.5

 

Tu   8     High   4:16 AM     7.4   7:25 AM    Rise  3:57 AM      21

     8      Low  11:09 AM    -0.2   5:36 PM     Set  2:36 PM

     8     High   4:34 PM     6.6

     8      Low  11:18 PM    -0.8

 

W    9     High   5:20 AM     7.8   7:25 AM    Rise  5:02 AM      12

     9      Low  12:09 PM    -0.6   5:37 PM     Set  3:37 PM

     9     High   5:36 PM     6.9

 

Th  10      Low  12:17 AM    -1.1   7:25 AM    Rise  6:03 AM      5

    10     High   6:19 AM     8.1   5:38 PM     Set  4:43 PM

    10      Low   1:04 PM    -1.0

    10     High   6:34 PM     7.1

 

F   11      Low   1:14 AM    -1.4   7:25 AM    Rise  6:59 AM      1

    11     High   7:15 AM     8.3   5:39 PM     Set  5:51 PM

    11      Low   1:57 PM    -1.3

    11     High   7:29 PM     7.3

 

Sa  12      Low   2:08 AM    -1.5   7:25 AM    Rise  7:48 AM      0

    12     High   8:07 AM     8.3   5:39 PM     Set  6:59 PM

    12      Low   2:48 PM    -1.4

    12     High   8:21 PM     7.4

 

Su  13      Low   3:00 AM    -1.5   7:24 AM    Rise  8:32 AM      1

    13     High   8:57 AM     8.2   5:40 PM     Set  8:05 PM

    13      Low   3:36 PM    -1.4

    13     High   9:12 PM     7.4

 

M   14      Low   3:49 AM    -1.2   7:24 AM    Rise  9:11 AM      5

    14     High   9:46 AM     7.8   5:41 PM     Set  9:09 PM

    14      Low   4:22 PM    -1.2

    14     High  10:03 PM     7.2

 

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MARINE WEATHER FORECAST   

 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Synopsis...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BLANKET THE REGION TODAY...THEN SHIFT OFFSHORE TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TUESDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL JUST OFF THE COAST WEDNESDAY AS A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS MOVES ALONG IT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Today: NE winds 5 kt...becoming variable late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Tonight: SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers in the evening.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Tue: SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Tue Night: SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Wed: W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Wed Night: NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Thu: N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Thu Night: N winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Fri: N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Fri Night: N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Notice posted on Monday, December 31, 2012

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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.