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SubjectDatePriority
Fwd: SECTOR NORTH CAROLINA COTP ZONE PORT CONDITION WHISKEY09/30/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/1509/30/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/1509/30/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/1509/30/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/1509/25/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/1509/25/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/1509/24/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/15 = NEWS = Challenge could delay Savannah harbor deepening09/24/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/1509/24/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/23/1509/23/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/23/1509/23/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/23/1509/23/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/1509/22/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/1509/22/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/15 = NEWS = GPA reports strong start for FY 201609/22/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1509/21/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1509/21/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1509/21/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/15 - USCG SAFETY ZONE FOR EVENT - ATTACHED == NEWS --Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Receives Final U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Approval09/15/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/1509/15/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/15 = NEWS - Long-awaited dredging begins in Savannah River's outer channel09/15/2015 Normal
MORAN SHIPPING AGENT ON CALL FOR THE SOUTHEAST09/11/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/10/1509/11/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/1509/11/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/1909/11/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/09/1509/09/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/09/1509/09/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/09/1509/09/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, September 22, 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 - OVERSEAS NEW YORK - ETA 2300/23RD ETD 24TH/2000.
BP - TUG INTEGRITY AND 650-4 - IN 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:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 22, 2008



SCSPA Completes Voluntary, Ground-Breaking Air Emissions Inventory

EPA Selects Charleston for Funding to Further Reduce Truck, Port Emissions



Charleston, SC – As part of its “Pledge for Growth” environmental
initiative, the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) today
released the first port air emissions inventory ever compiled in the
Southeast, continuing its ground-breaking voluntary efforts to promote
environmental and economic stewardship.



“The new inventory, the first for any port in this region, will help us
better understand both the sources and the scope of port-related air
emissions,” said Bernard S. Groseclose Jr., the SCSPA’s president &
CEO. “This is just the latest action as the Ports Authority works to do
its part to improve regional air quality.”



The SCSPA chose to conduct the inventory as part of its voluntary
cooperative agreement with the state’s Department of Health and
Environmental Control (DHEC) that was signed last year.



“The Ports Authority has stepped up to estimate its impacts and their
actions have shown a commitment to continuous improvement,” said Myra C.
Reece, bureau chief for DHEC’s Bureau of Air Quality. “This inventory
supplements our air quality work in the Charleston area and can serve as
a road map to future Port emissions initiatives.”



Also, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday selected the
SCSPA as one of seven recipients in the region to receive emissions
reduction grant funds. The SCSPA, in partnership with three business
groups, DHEC and the American Lung Association, applied for a two-year,
$1.7-million project to reduce air impacts from on-road trucks and port
container stacking equipment.



The air emissions inventory estimates the amount of air pollutants
generated by activity through the Port of Charleston’s public marine
terminals in 2005 and provides useful information on air quality for the
Port of Charleston’s customers, environmental regulators and neighbors.



Moffatt & Nichol of Long Beach, Calif. assembled the inventory, which
covers emissions related to ships, trucks, trains, harbor craft and cargo
handling equipment all the way from the sea buoy outside Charleston
Harbor throughout the tri-county region.



“As better jobs come to the Charleston area through port development at
the former Navy Base, the Ports Authority remains committed to protecting
the environment and being a good neighbor,” said Groseclose. “We’ve
accomplished much to improve air quality over the past 18 months, and
this inventory will help us to focus our future efforts.”



Specifically, the new Baseline Air Emissions Inventory will:

Allow the community to more accurately understand emissions sources
related to port activities, including their relative contribution to
overall regional emissions;
Establish a baseline of emissions for the SCSPA and the community to
track progress over time as new technology and efficiency improvements
are implemented; and
Help the Port, its customers and other transportation companies target
future emissions reduction efforts.


An air emissions inventory is essentially an estimate of the amount of
pollutants that a group of sources produces over a defined period of time
in a particular area. In the Port of Charleston’s case, the emissions
inventory presents estimated amounts of five different pollutants in
2005: particulate matter (PM) smaller than 10 microns and a subset
smaller than 2.5 microns, oxides of nitrogen (NOx), total organic gases,
carbon monoxide (CO) and sulfur dioxide (SO2).



The key finding, as expected, is that trucks and ships constitute the
majority of each pollutant related to port operations.



Port-related emissions today are already lower than the report’s
findings. Since 2005, the SCSPA has taken on numerous projects to reduce
port-related air emissions, including:

§ Replacing diesel-fueled cranes and equipment with electric
cranes and cleaner fuels. Just this spring, four giant diesel container
cranes left the port after being replaced by all-electric models,
eliminating their diesel emissions.

§ Along with nine other transportation firms, switching to ultra-
low sulfur diesel with 15 parts per million (ppm) sulfur content, instead
of fuel containing as much as 500 ppm. This voluntary move came more than
two years ahead of a federal mandate for non-road diesel equipment.

§ Reducing truck idling, decreasing truck trips on local roads
and lessening construction impacts

§ Being one of five U.S. ports selected for the national
Environmental Management System project.



While the latest available inventories for the region indicate that port-
related emissions account for 5% or less of total pollutants in the tri-
county area, the SCSPA is moving ahead with other measures to reduce
emissions.



“Everyone has a role in our region’s air quality,” said Groseclose, “and
we should all do our share to keep our air clean.”



For the 2005 Port of Charleston Baseline Air Emissions Inventory and more
information the SCSPA’s air quality initiatives, visit the SCSPA’s Pledge
for Growth website: http://www.PledgeForGrowth.com.



For more information:

Byron D. Miller

Director, Public Relations

S.C. State Ports Authority

843-577-8197

www.scspa.com

www.PledgeForGrowth.com



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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 22,
2008.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

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

Th 2 Low 4:13 AM 0.6 7:15 AM Rise 10:28 AM 6
2 High 10:36 AM 6.1 7:03 PM Set 8:42 PM
2 Low 4:55 PM 0.9
2 High 10:41 PM 5.3

F 3 Low 4:48 AM 0.9 7:16 AM Rise 11:27 AM 12
3 High 11:16 AM 5.9 7:01 PM Set 9:23 PM
3 Low 5:37 PM 1.1
3 High 11:20 PM 5.0

Sa 4 Low 5:25 AM 1.1 7:16 AM Rise 12:23 PM 19
4 High 11:59 AM 5.7 7:00 PM Set 10:09 PM
4 Low 6:20 PM 1.4

Su 5 High 12:03 AM 4.8 7:17 AM Rise 1:16 PM 27
5 Low 6:05 AM 1.3 6:59 PM Set 11:00 PM
5 High 12:46 PM 5.5
5 Low 7:07 PM 1.6




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MARINE WEATHER:

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ300-222100-
1125 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2008

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND NORTHERN GEORGIA COASTAL
WATERS...STRONG HIGH PRES INLAND AND N OF THE REGION WILL HOLD A
STATIONARY FRONT AND AREAS OF LOW PRES E OF THE COASTAL WATERS
TODAY INTO MIDWEEK. THEN...STRONGER LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP OVER OR
CLOSE TO THE REGION...AND THIS LOW COULD PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS DURING THE LATTER HALF OF THE
WEEK.

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Notice posted on Monday, September 22, 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.