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SubjectDatePriority
MORAN SHIPPING AGENT ON CALL FOR THE SOUTHEAST05/29/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/29/1505/29/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/29/15 - ARTICLE05/29/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/29/1505/29/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/28/1505/28/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/28/1505/28/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/28/1505/28/2015 Normal
RE: CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/28/15 - South Carolina port agency reviews 2 offers for Beaufort area site05/28/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/27/1505/27/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/27/1505/27/2015 Normal
MORAN SHIPPING AGENT ON CALL FOR THE SOUTHEAST05/22/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/22/1505/22/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/22/1505/22/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/21/1505/21/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/21/1505/21/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/21/1505/21/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/20/1505/20/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/20/1505/20/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/20/1505/20/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/19/1505/19/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/19/1505/19/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/19/1505/19/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/18/1505/18/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/18/1505/18/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/18/1505/18/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/15/1505/15/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/15/1505/15/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/15/1505/15/2015 Normal
MORAN SHIPPING AGENT ON CALL FOR THE SOUTHEAST05/15/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/14/1505/14/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/14/1505/14/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/13/1505/13/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/13/1505/13/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/13/1505/13/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/12/1505/12/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/12/1505/12/2015 Normal
JACKSONVILLE - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/12/1505/12/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/11/1505/11/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/11/1505/11/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/11/1505/11/2015 Normal
MORAN SHIPPING AGENT ON CALL FOR THE SOUTHEAST05/08/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/8/1505/08/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/8/1505/08/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/8/15 - TS ANA05/08/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/7/1505/07/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/7/1505/07/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/7/1505/07/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/6/1505/06/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/6/1505/06/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/6/1505/06/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/5/1505/05/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/5/1505/05/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/5/1505/05/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/4/1505/04/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/4/1505/04/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/4/1505/04/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/1/1505/01/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/1/1505/01/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 5/1/1505/01/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, May 18, 2009
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 - 40'00
Delfin - Max Draft - 42'00
Chem Marine - Max Draft - 38'00 MLW
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 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restriction
North Charleston Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restriction
CST - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restrictions
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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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. All persons wanting unescorted access
to any vessel must have a valid TWIC.

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CURRENT ARTICLES:

Lawmakers decide rail ownership, direct SPA to sell Daniel Island property


By Molly Parker



As lawmakers scramble to wrap up the current session, state senators sent
the governor a massive state budget bill Wednesday that also transfers
property rights of a controversial railroad line in North Charleston to a
division of the S.C. Department of Commerce.

And in the House, lawmakers overwhelmingly gave key approval to a bill that
would have far-reaching financial and governing implications on the S.C.
State Ports Authority, forcing the agency to sell its valuable Daniel
Island property by 2012, among other things.

Budget bill bequeaths railroad
The exchange of railroad ownership to Commerce from the Charleston Naval
Complex Redevelopment Authority — the state entity created to divvy out the
land when the Navy base closed — is called for in a one-paragraph amendment
tucked inside the budget bill that stretches on for hundreds of pages.

The redevelopment authority is currently in a legal battle with the
Noisette Co. over who has rights to the track and the land underneath it.

Noting it is a “very big budget bill,” Gov. Mark Sanford’s spokesman, Joel
Sawyer, said the office is “not ready to weigh in on specific provisos
yet.” The budget bill requires Sanford’s signature to become law.

Sanford has already promised swift veto action on budget items related to
federal stimulus money, but he has yet to weigh in on this explosive
regional debate about providing dual rail access to the Port of
Charleston’s customers.

Commerce wants the rail line so that S.C. Public Railways has the option of
operating an intermodal facility on the former Navy base property and
running a rail line through the northern end of the former base — something
Mayor Keith Summey opposes and promises to fight in the courts. S.C. Public
Railways also says ownership is necessary because it uses the line
currently to serve customers on the former base.

“Access from the north exists today,” said Jeff McWhorter, president of
S.C. Public Railways. “This just provides ownership of the rail line to
S.C. Public Railways of a line we’ve been operating on since the mid-’90s.”

North Charleston officials did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

Sen. Larry Grooms, R-Bonneau, sponsored the amendment. He said previously
that the purpose is to preserve the state’s right to run rail out of the
north, in case a compromise cannot be brokered allowing Norfolk Southern
and CSX equitable access via rail lines to the south of the SPA’s new
container terminal.

Meanwhile, lawmakers in the House voted 103-4 Wednesday to move a bill to
the Senate that restructures the S.C. State Ports Authority board and
mandates the SPA to sell property where it is not operating a terminal,
among other things. As it stands, the bill is a drastic departure from the
original version sponsored by Grooms, and passed earlier in the session by
the Senate. The upper chamber would still be required to sign off on it
before it moves to the governor.

The deadline was extended for passage of this bill beyond next week’s
scheduled adjournment.

Among the key tenants in S. 351:

Orders the S.C. State Ports Authority to have its Daniel Island property
under contract by 2011 and to close a deal by 2012.
Deeds the Daniel Island land to the state’s Conservation Land Bank or to
Berkeley County — there are conflicting amendments — if the agency cannot
sell the property by that year. The SPA owns 1,300 acres there where it had
planned to build the Global Gateway terminal.
Mandates that the SPA sell the now-defunct Port of Port Royal land in
Beaufort County by December 2010.
Requires the port to pay $800,000, or 10% of proceeds, whichever is
greater, from the sale of the Port of Port Royal property for the
construction of a public boat ramp on the northern end of Broad River in
Beaufort County.
Says that members of the General Assembly can require the SPA staff to turn
over confidential materials related to the negotiation and sale of these
properties and forbids lawmakers from sharing the information with the public.
Sets the terms of all current board members to expire Jan. 15, 2011, though
nothing prohibits the reappointment of a sitting member. A new governor
will be in place by then and would have the authority to clear the entire
board.
Requires the governor to appoint one member to the board from each of six
congressional districts, plus one at-large member.
Establishes that the secretary of commerce and the secretary of
transportation serve on the board as ex officio members.
The railroad amendment in the budget bill says:
“Any, track, spur, switch, terminal, terminal facility, road bed, right of
way, bridge, station, railroad car, locomotive or other vehicle constructed
for operation over railroad tracks … and all associated structures and
equipment that was necessary for the operation of any railroad located on
an applicable federal military installation … shall be transferred, and
immediately vest, in fee simple absolute, to the Department of Commerce, in
the Division of Public Railways.”



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CURRENT ISSUES:

05/19 - 1000 - SCSPA Monthly meeting
05/19/09 - 1800 - CWIT - Guest speakers
05/20 - 0815 - MARITIME ASSOCIATION BOG MEETING

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:

05/21/09 - 1900 - Charleston County Commissioners meeting
05/22/09 - National Maritime Day
05/26/09 - 1100 - VPA Board Meeting
05/28 - 0745 - NAVOPS Monthly meeting
05/31-06/01 - NC Ports Advisorty Council Conference
06/06/09 - 0900 - VPA 21st Annual Clean the Bay
06/09/09 - 1145 - CWIT lunch
06/09/09 - NC Port Advisory Quarterly meeting
06/11/09 - VA Prop Golf outing
06/19/09 - 1700 - Charleston City meeting
06/24/09 - 1900 - Propeller club harbor cruise
06/26/09 - 0800 - 12th Annual SC Maritime Open Golf - Dunes West
07/21/09 - 1700 - Charleston City meeting
2014 - 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 May 15, 2009.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 18 High 3:03 AM 4.8 6:19 AM Rise 2:25 AM 44
18 Low 9:22 AM 0.6 8:14 PM Set 2:22 PM
18 High 3:35 PM 4.9
18 Low 9:48 PM 1.1

Tu 19 High 3:56 AM 4.8 6:18 AM Rise 2:52 AM 34
19 Low 10:13 AM 0.4 8:15 PM Set 3:20 PM
19 High 4:29 PM 5.2
19 Low 10:50 PM 0.9

W 20 High 4:50 AM 4.8 6:17 AM Rise 3:21 AM 25
20 Low 11:03 AM 0.2 8:15 PM Set 4:22 PM
20 High 5:21 PM 5.6
20 Low 11:49 PM 0.6

Th 21 High 5:43 AM 4.9 6:17 AM Rise 3:52 AM 16
21 Low 11:53 AM -0.1 8:16 PM Set 5:27 PM
21 High 6:12 PM 6.0

F 22 Low 12:44 AM 0.3 6:16 AM Rise 4:27 AM 9
22 High 6:35 AM 4.9 8:17 PM Set 6:36 PM
22 Low 12:43 PM -0.3
22 High 7:03 PM 6.4

Sa 23 Low 1:37 AM 0.0 6:16 AM Rise 5:09 AM 3
23 High 7:27 AM 5.0 8:17 PM Set 7:47 PM
23 Low 1:33 PM -0.5
23 High 7:54 PM 6.6

Su 24 Low 2:29 AM -0.2 6:15 AM Rise 5:59 AM 0
24 High 8:20 AM 5.1 8:18 PM Set 8:58 PM
24 Low 2:24 PM -0.7
24 High 8:46 PM 6.7

M 25 Low 3:20 AM -0.3 6:15 AM Rise 6:58 AM 0
25 High 9:13 AM 5.1 8:19 PM Set 10:04 PM
25 Low 3:16 PM -0.7
25 High 9:39 PM 6.8

Tu 26 Low 4:12 AM -0.3 6:14 AM Rise 8:05 AM 2
26 High 10:08 AM 5.1 8:19 PM Set 11:03 PM
26 Low 4:10 PM -0.7
26 High 10:33 PM 6.7

W 27 Low 5:04 AM -0.3 6:14 AM Rise 9:17 AM 8
27 High 11:05 AM 5.1 8:20 PM Set 11:52 PM
27 Low 5:05 PM -0.5
27 High 11:29 PM 6.5

Th 28 Low 5:58 AM -0.2 6:14 AM Rise 10:30 AM 15
28 High 12:05 PM 5.1 8:20 PM
28 Low 6:03 PM -0.3

F 29 High 12:26 AM 6.2 6:13 AM Set 12:34 AM 25
29 Low 6:52 AM -0.2 8:21 PM Rise 11:40 AM
29 High 1:06 PM 5.2
29 Low 7:04 PM 0.0

Sa 30 High 1:23 AM 5.9 6:13 AM Set 1:09 AM 36
30 Low 7:48 AM -0.1 8:22 PM Rise 12:47 PM
30 High 2:08 PM 5.3
30 Low 8:07 PM 0.2

Su 31 High 2:20 AM 5.6 6:13 AM Set 1:41 AM 47
31 Low 8:43 AM -0.1 8:22 PM Rise 1:50 PM
31 High 3:09 PM 5.4
31 Low 9:11 PM 0.3


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1026 AM EDT MON MAY 18 2009

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


THIS AFTERNOON
NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 7
TO 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE.

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

WED
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

THU
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.
Notice posted on Monday, May 18, 2009

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.