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Subject:Daily Update
Date:Friday, September 19, 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 40’00
Kinder Morgan - berth 1 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 3 – TBA
Kinder Morgan - 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
Nucor – Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA
450', Max Beam 52'

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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KM4 - EASTERN POWER - IN 1845/17TH EST OUT 1800/19TH
BP - TUG INTEGRITY AND 650-4 - IN 1743/17TH EST OUT 1300/20TH

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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:


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FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:

10/08 - 1800 - CWIT OYSTER ROAST
10/14 - CWIT FIELD TRIP CLEMSON RESTORATION INSTITUTE
10/30 - 1700 - PROPELLOR CLUB 75TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
2013 - PROPOSED TIME FRAME FOR NEW PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED


CURRENT ISSUES - NONE

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CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT STATUS - 4

SEAPORT SECURITY ALERT CURRENTLY AT YELLOW/ELEVEATED - MARSEC 1

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with September 9, 2008.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

F 19 Low 5:09 AM 0.0 7:06 AM Set 11:45 AM 84
19 High 11:23 AM 6.5 7:20 PM Rise 9:57 PM
19 Low 5:54 PM 0.7
19 High 11:46 PM 5.4

Sa 20 Low 6:00 AM 0.1 7:07 AM Set 12:55 PM 75
20 High 12:20 PM 6.4 7:19 PM Rise 10:50 PM
20 Low 6:53 PM 0.9

Su 21 High 12:44 AM 5.2 7:08 AM Set 2:01 PM 65
21 Low 6:58 AM 0.3 7:17 PM Rise 11:52 PM
21 High 1:24 PM 6.2
21 Low 7:57 PM 1.1

M 22 High 1:50 AM 5.1 7:08 AM Set 3:00 PM 53
22 Low 8:01 AM 0.5 7:16 PM
22 High 2:33 PM 6.1
22 Low 9:04 PM 1.1

Tu 23 High 3:00 AM 5.1 7:09 AM Rise 12:59 AM 42
23 Low 9:09 AM 0.5 7:15 PM Set 3:50 PM
23 High 3:42 PM 6.1
23 Low 10:09 PM 1.0

W 24 High 4:10 AM 5.2 7:10 AM Rise 2:08 AM 31
24 Low 10:16 AM 0.5 7:13 PM Set 4:32 PM
24 High 4:46 PM 6.2
24 Low 11:10 PM 0.8

Th 25 High 5:14 AM 5.5 7:10 AM Rise 3:16 AM 21
25 Low 11:20 AM 0.3 7:12 PM Set 5:08 PM
25 High 5:44 PM 6.3

F 26 Low 12:04 AM 0.6 7:11 AM Rise 4:22 AM 13
26 High 6:12 AM 5.8 7:11 PM Set 5:40 PM
26 Low 12:17 PM 0.2
26 High 6:36 PM 6.3

Sa 27 Low 12:53 AM 0.4 7:12 AM Rise 5:25 AM 6
27 High 7:04 AM 6.0 7:09 PM Set 6:08 PM
27 Low 1:10 PM 0.1
27 High 7:22 PM 6.3

Su 28 Low 1:38 AM 0.2 7:12 AM Rise 6:27 AM 2
28 High 7:52 AM 6.3 7:08 PM Set 6:36 PM
28 Low 2:00 PM 0.1
28 High 8:05 PM 6.2

M 29 Low 2:20 AM 0.2 7:13 AM Rise 7:27 AM 0
29 High 8:36 AM 6.4 7:07 PM Set 7:04 PM
29 Low 2:46 PM 0.2
29 High 8:46 PM 6.0

Tu 30 Low 2:59 AM 0.2 7:14 AM Rise 8:28 AM 0
30 High 9:17 AM 6.4 7:05 PM Set 7:34 PM
30 Low 3:30 PM 0.4
30 High 9:25 PM 5.8

W 1 Low 3:37 AM 0.4 7:14 AM Rise 9:28 AM 2
1 High 9:57 AM 6.3 7:04 PM Set 8:06 PM
1 Low 4:13 PM 0.6
1 High 10:03 PM 5.5

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MARINE WEATHER:

WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1118 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2008

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON


THIS AFTERNOON
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

MON
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
Notice posted on Friday, September 19, 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.