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SubjectDatePriority
Daily Update05/30/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/29/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/28/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/27/2008 Normal
Daily Update - PORT EXTENDS DEMURRAGE REDUCTION05/23/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE 05/22/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/20/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - BIO DIESEL STORY INCLUDED05/19/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/16/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/15/2008 Normal
Daily Update - NUCOR HAS NEW CONTRACT WITH DUFERCO05/14/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/13/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/12/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - Port of Charleston doing brisk business in exports05/08/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/07/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/06/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/05/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/02/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/01/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:SOUTH CAROLINA DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Friday, December 05, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:
URGENT INFORMATION - NONE

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 - Max draft 32'6" Low water / Salt 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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KINDER MORGAN 2 - BESSTORE TRE - IN 2015/2ND ETS 2300/5TH
HESS - TOWER BRIDGE - IN 1213/4TH ETS 1400/15TH
KINDER MORGAN 4 - MONSEIGNEUR - ETA 0200/6TH

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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.

PRIOR TO ARRIVAL - as of 11/15 - Mandatory Right Whale reporting by all
vessels - for information - www.nmfs.noaa/pr/shipstrike.com

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:
12/10 - CHARLESTON PROPELLOR CLUB HOLIDAY PARTY
12/16 - SCSPA Board Meeting
12/16 - 1700 - Charlseston City Council Meeting

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
01/08 - 1700 - SAVANNAH PROPELLOR CLUB DINNER
01/13 - 1145 - CWIT LUNCHEON MEETING ON ECEONOMIC CHALLENGES, HOLIDAY INN
01/22 - 0815 - NAV OPS Meeting
01/25-27 - GA FOREIGN TRADE CONVENTION
2013 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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HURRICANE ALERT - 5 - OUT OF SEASON
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

F 5 High 12:18 AM 4.7 7:08 AM Rise 12:22 PM 40
5 Low 6:28 AM 1.0 5:13 PM
5 High 12:46 PM 5.1
5 Low 7:13 PM 0.7

Sa 6 High 1:14 AM 4.9 7:09 AM Set 12:25 AM 50
6 Low 7:31 AM 1.0 5:13 PM Rise 12:49 PM
6 High 1:41 PM 5.0
6 Low 8:05 PM 0.5

Su 7 High 2:13 AM 5.2 7:09 AM Set 1:26 AM 60
7 Low 8:37 AM 0.9 5:13 PM Rise 1:18 PM
7 High 2:39 PM 5.0
7 Low 9:00 PM 0.2

M 8 High 3:13 AM 5.6 7:10 AM Set 2:30 AM 70
8 Low 9:44 AM 0.7 5:14 PM Rise 1:51 PM
8 High 3:39 PM 5.0
8 Low 9:55 PM -0.1

Tu 9 High 4:12 AM 6.0 7:11 AM Set 3:38 AM 80
9 Low 10:46 AM 0.4 5:14 PM Rise 2:28 PM
9 High 4:37 PM 5.1
9 Low 10:51 PM -0.4

W 10 High 5:10 AM 6.4 7:12 AM Set 4:49 AM 88
10 Low 11:45 AM 0.1 5:14 PM Rise 3:13 PM
10 High 5:35 PM 5.2
10 Low 11:46 PM -0.6

Th 11 High 6:07 AM 6.6 7:12 AM Set 6:03 AM 95
11 Low 12:41 PM -0.2 5:14 PM Rise 4:07 PM
11 High 6:31 PM 5.3

F 12 Low 12:40 AM -0.9 7:13 AM Set 7:16 AM 99
12 High 7:03 AM 6.8 5:14 PM Rise 5:11 PM
12 Low 1:34 PM -0.3
12 High 7:26 PM 5.3

Sa 13 Low 1:34 AM -1.0 7:14 AM Set 8:21 AM 99
13 High 7:59 AM 6.9 5:15 PM Rise 6:23 PM
13 Low 2:27 PM -0.4
13 High 8:22 PM 5.4

Su 14 Low 2:28 AM -1.0 7:14 AM Set 9:17 AM 97
14 High 8:54 AM 6.8 5:15 PM Rise 7:38 PM
14 Low 3:19 PM -0.4
14 High 9:18 PM 5.4

M 15 Low 3:23 AM -0.8 7:15 AM Set 10:04 AM 92
15 High 9:48 AM 6.6 5:15 PM Rise 8:51 PM
15 Low 4:12 PM -0.3
15 High 10:15 PM 5.3

Tu 16 Low 4:18 AM -0.6 7:16 AM Set 10:42 AM 85
16 High 10:43 AM 6.2 5:16 PM Rise 10:00 PM
16 Low 5:04 PM -0.1
16 High 11:14 PM 5.3

W 17 Low 5:16 AM -0.2 7:16 AM Set 11:16 AM 76
17 High 11:37 AM 5.9 5:16 PM Rise 11:05 PM
17 Low 5:57 PM 0.0

Th 18 High 12:14 AM 5.2 7:17 AM Set 11:45 AM 66
18 Low 6:15 AM 0.1 5:16 PM
18 High 12:31 PM 5.5
18 Low 6:51 PM 0.1

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MARINE WEATHER FORECAST:

THIS AFTERNOON
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO W 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

MON
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUE
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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Notice posted on Friday, December 05, 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.