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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:CHARLESTON DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, June 22, 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:
---------------------------------------------

HESS - SFC YENESEI - IN - ETD 23/0400

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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: NONE

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CURRENT ISSUES:
06/24/09 - 1900 - Propeller club harbor cruise
06/25/09 - 0745 - CHS - NAVOPS MONTHLY MEETING
06/26/09 - 0800 - 12th Annual SC Maritime Open Golf - Dunes West
06/30/09 - am - SCSPA Training sessions for PortCharleston web users

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:

07/21/09 - 1700 - Charleston City meeting
10/10/09 - TBA - CWIT - Luau Auction
2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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HURRICANE STATUS - Alert level 4/Seasonal - no storms predicted
SEAPORT SECURITY ALERT CURRENTLY AT YELLOW/ELEVEATED - MARSEC 1

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with June 22, 2009.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 22 Low 2:09 AM -0.2 6:12 AM Rise 5:43 AM 1
22 High 7:59 AM 5.0 8:31 PM Set 8:46 PM
22 Low 2:06 PM -0.8
22 High 8:31 PM 6.8

Tu 23 Low 3:03 AM -0.4 6:13 AM Rise 6:54 AM 0
23 High 8:57 AM 5.2 8:31 PM Set 9:41 PM
23 Low 3:01 PM -0.9
23 High 9:27 PM 6.8

W 24 Low 3:55 AM -0.5 6:13 AM Rise 8:09 AM 1
24 High 9:55 AM 5.3 8:31 PM Set 10:28 PM
24 Low 3:57 PM -0.9
24 High 10:22 PM 6.7

Th 25 Low 4:47 AM -0.5 6:13 AM Rise 9:23 AM 6
25 High 10:53 AM 5.4 8:32 PM Set 11:07 PM
25 Low 4:53 PM -0.7
25 High 11:15 PM 6.5

F 26 Low 5:38 AM -0.5 6:13 AM Rise 10:34 AM 13
26 High 11:52 AM 5.5 8:32 PM Set 11:41 PM
26 Low 5:50 PM -0.4

Sa 27 High 12:08 AM 6.2 6:14 AM Rise 11:41 AM 22
27 Low 6:30 AM -0.4 8:32 PM
27 High 12:50 PM 5.5
27 Low 6:48 PM -0.1

Su 28 High 1:00 AM 5.8 6:14 AM Set 12:13 AM 33
28 Low 7:21 AM -0.3 8:32 PM Rise 12:45 PM
28 High 1:48 PM 5.6
28 Low 7:48 PM 0.2

M 29 High 1:53 AM 5.4 6:15 AM Set 12:42 AM 43
29 Low 8:13 AM -0.2 8:32 PM Rise 1:47 PM
29 High 2:45 PM 5.6
29 Low 8:50 PM 0.4

Tu 30 High 2:45 AM 5.1 6:15 AM Set 1:12 AM 54
30 Low 9:05 AM -0.1 8:32 PM Rise 2:48 PM
30 High 3:41 PM 5.7
30 Low 9:50 PM 0.6

W 1 High 3:38 AM 4.8 6:15 AM Set 1:44 AM 64
1 Low 9:57 AM 0.0 8:32 PM Rise 3:49 PM
1 High 4:35 PM 5.7
1 Low 10:49 PM 0.6

Th 2 High 4:31 AM 4.6 6:16 AM Set 2:19 AM 74
2 Low 10:49 AM 0.1 8:32 PM Rise 4:49 PM
2 High 5:26 PM 5.8
2 Low 11:43 PM 0.6

F 3 High 5:22 AM 4.5 6:16 AM Set 2:58 AM 82
3 Low 11:39 AM 0.2 8:32 PM Rise 5:47 PM
3 High 6:15 PM 5.8

Sa 4 Low 12:34 AM 0.6 6:17 AM Set 3:42 AM 89
4 High 6:12 AM 4.5 8:31 PM Rise 6:42 PM
4 Low 12:26 PM 0.2
4 High 7:02 PM 5.8

Su 5 Low 1:20 AM 0.5 6:17 AM Set 4:31 AM 94
5 High 7:00 AM 4.5 8:31 PM Rise 7:32 PM
5 Low 1:12 PM 0.2
5 High 7:46 PM 5.8



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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EDT MON JUN 22 2009
W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE.
SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
ANZ088-221500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
500 AM EDT MON JUN 22 2009

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION NE 15
KT EARLY. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT THROUGH WED
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 5
FT...HIGHEST E. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS TONIGHT BECOMING
SCATTERED TUE...AND ENDING TUE NIGHT.

THU
WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.




Notice posted on Monday, June 22, 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.