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Subject:SOUTH CAROLINA DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Wednesday, November 12, 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 - T/B 650-4 eta 13/1345, ets 14/pm

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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: 11/13 - 1200 - CUSTOMS BROKERS/FREIGHT FORWARDERS MONTHLY
MEETING
11/13 - 1700 - NORFOLK/VA PROPELLOR CLUB DINNER
11/15 - MANDATORY RIGHT WHALE REPORT BEGINS
11/18 - 1000 - SCSPA BOARD MEETING
11/18 - 1700 - PILOT COMMISSION MEETING
11/18 - 1900 - Charleston County Commissioners meeting

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
11/20 - 1700 - Charleston Propellor Dinner
11/21 - SAVANNAH PROPELLOR CLUB OYSTER ROAST
11/25 - 1700 - Charlseston City Council Meeting
12/10 - CHARLESTON PROPELLOR CLUB HOLIDAY PARTY
12/16 - 1700 - Charlseston City Council Meeting
01/08 - 1700 - SAVANNAH PROPELLOR CLUB DINNER
01/25-27 - GA FOREIGN TRADE CONVENTION
2013 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT STATUS - 4 - NO STORMS PREDICTED

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 12 Low 12:11 AM -0.3 6:48 AM Set 6:03 AM 97
12 High 6:26 AM 6.8 5:20 PM Rise 4:40 PM
12 Low 12:57 PM 0.0
12 High 6:51 PM 5.7

Th 13 Low 1:00 AM -0.5 6:49 AM Set 7:17 AM 99
13 High 7:17 AM 7.0 5:19 PM Rise 5:29 PM
13 Low 1:49 PM -0.1
13 High 7:42 PM 5.7

F 14 Low 1:51 AM -0.6 6:50 AM Set 8:31 AM 99
14 High 8:10 AM 7.1 5:19 PM Rise 6:28 PM
14 Low 2:42 PM -0.1
14 High 8:34 PM 5.6

Sa 15 Low 2:42 AM -0.6 6:50 AM Set 9:39 AM 96
15 High 9:04 AM 7.0 5:18 PM Rise 7:35 PM
15 Low 3:35 PM 0.0
15 High 9:29 PM 5.5

Su 16 Low 3:36 AM -0.4 6:51 AM Set 10:39 AM 90
16 High 10:01 AM 6.8 5:18 PM Rise 8:47 PM
16 Low 4:29 PM 0.2
16 High 10:28 PM 5.3

M 17 Low 4:32 AM -0.2 6:52 AM Set 11:29 AM 81
17 High 11:00 AM 6.5 5:17 PM Rise 9:58 PM
17 Low 5:26 PM 0.4
17 High 11:30 PM 5.2

Tu 18 Low 5:32 AM 0.1 6:53 AM Set 12:10 PM 71
18 High 12:00 PM 6.2 5:17 PM Rise 11:07 PM
18 Low 6:24 PM 0.5

W 19 High 12:35 AM 5.2 6:54 AM Set 12:45 PM 61
19 Low 6:36 AM 0.4 5:16 PM
19 High 1:01 PM 5.9
19 Low 7:24 PM 0.6

Th 20 High 1:41 AM 5.3 6:55 AM Rise 12:12 AM 50
20 Low 7:41 AM 0.6 5:16 PM Set 1:15 PM
20 High 2:01 PM 5.6
20 Low 8:22 PM 0.5

F 21 High 2:43 AM 5.4 6:56 AM Rise 1:14 AM 39
21 Low 8:46 AM 0.6 5:16 PM Set 1:43 PM
21 High 2:57 PM 5.4
21 Low 9:16 PM 0.5

Sa 22 High 3:41 AM 5.6 6:57 AM Rise 2:14 AM 29
22 Low 9:47 AM 0.6 5:15 PM Set 2:10 PM
22 High 3:50 PM 5.3
22 Low 10:07 PM 0.4

Su 23 High 4:33 AM 5.8 6:58 AM Rise 3:12 AM 20
23 Low 10:43 AM 0.6 5:15 PM Set 2:38 PM
23 High 4:39 PM 5.2
23 Low 10:54 PM 0.3

M 24 High 5:21 AM 6.0 6:59 AM Rise 4:11 AM 13
24 Low 11:34 AM 0.5 5:15 PM Set 3:07 PM
24 High 5:25 PM 5.1
24 Low 11:38 PM 0.2

Tu 25 High 6:05 AM 6.1 6:59 AM Rise 5:09 AM 7
25 Low 12:20 PM 0.4 5:14 PM Set 3:40 PM
25 High 6:08 PM 5.1

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MARINE WEATHER FORECAST:

TODAY
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

THU
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

FRI
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


Notice posted on Wednesday, November 12, 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.