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SubjectDatePriority
DAILY UPDATE06/30/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/27/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/26/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/25/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/24/2008 Normal
Daily update - PORT GETS A NEW ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER06/23/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - PILOTS GET NEW HOME06/20/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/19/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - SPA projects slight gain in numbers06/18/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/17/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/16/2008 Normal
Daily Update - Nucor to buy Ambassador Steel06/13/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/10/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/09/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/06/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/05/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/04/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/04/2008 Normal
Daily Update06/03/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE06/02/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:SOUTH CAROLINA DAILY UPDATE
Date:Wednesday, October 08, 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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BP - TUG INTEGRITY AND 650-4 ETS 1259/9TH

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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: NONE

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CURRENT ISSUES - NONE

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
10/08 - 1800 - CWIT OYSTER ROAST
10/14 - 0900 SPA LEGAL / AUDIT COMMITTEE MEETING
10/14 - CWIT FIELD TRIP CLEMSON RESTORATION INSTITUTE
10/15 - 0815 - MARITIME ASSOCIATION MEETING
10/21 - 1800 - CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING
10/30 - PROPELLOR CLUB 75TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
11/2 - 0815 - MARITIME ASSOCIATION MEETING
2013 - PROPOSED TIME FRAME FOR NEW PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT STATUS - 4

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT WED OCT 8 2008

FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...

TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.


SEAPORT SECURITY ALERT CURRENTLY AT YELLOW/ELEVEATED - MARSEC 1

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with October 6, 2008.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

W 8 High 2:41 AM 4.7 7:19 AM Set 12:53 AM 55
8 Low 8:46 AM 1.5 6:55 PM Rise 3:24 PM
8 High 3:33 PM 5.4
8 Low 9:49 PM 1.6

Th 9 High 3:40 AM 4.8 7:20 AM Set 1:53 AM 64
9 Low 9:48 AM 1.4 6:54 PM Rise 3:57 PM
9 High 4:26 PM 5.6
9 Low 10:41 PM 1.3

F 10 High 4:37 AM 5.1 7:21 AM Set 2:53 AM 73
10 Low 10:48 AM 1.1 6:52 PM Rise 4:28 PM
10 High 5:16 PM 5.7
10 Low 11:29 PM 1.0

Sa 11 High 5:29 AM 5.5 7:21 AM Set 3:54 AM 82
11 Low 11:44 AM 0.9 6:51 PM Rise 4:57 PM
11 High 6:03 PM 5.9

Su 12 Low 12:14 AM 0.6 7:22 AM Set 4:56 AM 89
12 High 6:18 AM 5.9 6:50 PM Rise 5:26 PM
12 Low 12:36 PM 0.6
12 High 6:48 PM 6.0

M 13 Low 12:58 AM 0.3 7:23 AM Set 6:00 AM 95
13 High 7:05 AM 6.3 6:49 PM Rise 5:56 PM
13 Low 1:27 PM 0.3
13 High 7:32 PM 6.1

Tu 14 Low 1:42 AM 0.0 7:24 AM Set 7:06 AM 98
14 High 7:50 AM 6.6 6:48 PM Rise 6:29 PM
14 Low 2:16 PM 0.2
14 High 8:17 PM 6.0

W 15 Low 2:26 AM -0.2 7:24 AM Set 8:16 AM 99
15 High 8:37 AM 6.9 6:46 PM Rise 7:07 PM
15 Low 3:05 PM 0.1
15 High 9:02 PM 5.9

Th 16 Low 3:12 AM -0.3 7:25 AM Set 9:28 AM 98
16 High 9:25 AM 7.0 6:45 PM Rise 7:51 PM
16 Low 3:56 PM 0.2
16 High 9:50 PM 5.8

F 17 Low 4:00 AM -0.2 7:26 AM Set 10:41 AM 94
17 High 10:15 AM 6.9 6:44 PM Rise 8:43 PM
17 Low 4:48 PM 0.3
17 High 10:41 PM 5.6

Sa 18 Low 4:51 AM -0.1 7:27 AM Set 11:51 AM 87
18 High 11:10 AM 6.8 6:43 PM Rise 9:44 PM
18 Low 5:43 PM 0.5
18 High 11:37 PM 5.4

Su 19 Low 5:45 AM 0.1 7:27 AM Set 12:54 PM 78
19 High 12:10 PM 6.5 6:42 PM Rise 10:51 PM
19 Low 6:41 PM 0.8

M 20 High 12:39 AM 5.2 7:28 AM Set 1:48 PM 68
20 Low 6:45 AM 0.3 6:41 PM
20 High 1:15 PM 6.3
20 Low 7:44 PM 0.9

Tu 21 High 1:47 AM 5.2 7:29 AM Rise 12:00 AM 56
21 Low 7:50 AM 0.5 6:39 PM Set 2:32 PM
21 High 2:22 PM 6.1
21 Low 8:48 PM 1.0


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LOCAL WEATHER:

This Afternoon: Scattered showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with
a high near 79. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is
30%.

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after midnight. Low
around 69. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New
rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible

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Notice posted on Wednesday, October 08, 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.