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SubjectDatePriority
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 6/29/12 - Monthly Newsletter06/29/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/29/12 - SC Legislature Commits $300 Million to Charleston Harbor Deepening06/29/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/29/1206/29/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 6/28/1206/28/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/28/1206/28/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/28/1206/28/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/27/1206/27/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 6/27/1206/27/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/27/12 - NEWS: Jepson Elected GPA Board Chairman 06/27/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/26/1206/26/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/26/1206/26/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/26/1206/26/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/25/1206/25/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/25/1206/25/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/25/1206/25/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/22/1206/22/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/22/1206/22/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/22/1206/22/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/21/1206/21/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/21/1206/21/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/21/1206/21/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/20/1206/20/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/20/1206/20/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/20/1206/20/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/19/1206/19/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/19/1206/19/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/19/1206/19/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/18/1206/18/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/18/1206/18/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/18/12 - Quarterly newsletter attached06/18/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/15/1206/15/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/15/1206/15/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/15/1206/15/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/14/1206/14/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/14/1206/14/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/14/1206/14/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/13/1206/13/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/13/1206/13/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/13/1206/13/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/12/1206/12/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/12/1206/12/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/12/1206/12/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/11/1206/11/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/11/1206/11/2012 Normal
REVISED DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/11/1206/11/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/11/1206/11/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/8/1206/08/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/8/1206/08/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/8/1206/08/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/6/1206/06/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/6/1206/06/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/6/1206/06/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/5/1206/05/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/5/1206/05/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/5/1206/05/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/4/1206/04/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/4/1206/04/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/4/1206/04/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - WILMINGTON NC - 6/1/1206/01/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 6/1/1206/01/2012 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH GA - 6/1/1206/01/2012 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Wednesday, June 24, 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:

Newsome named State Ports Authority CEO
By Allyson Bird (Contact)
The Post and Courier
Originally published 03:54 p.m., June 23, 2009
Updated 11:47 a.m., June 23, 2009



As Jim Newsome waited just outside the door, the State Ports Authority
board on Tuesday announced its unanimous approval to hire the shipping line
executive as the fifth man to head the agency.

Board members and business leaders packed into the board room stood and
clapped as 53-year-old Newsome stepped inside and shook hands with chairman
David Posek.

"Charleston is a world-class port, and we've got a a world-class leader,"
Posek said.

Newsome starts as the SPA's president and chief executive on Sept. 1. He
signed a three-year contract Tuesday for a $300,000 annual salary, or
$36,000 more than what former chief executive Bernard S. Groseclose Jr.
earned.

"I think there's a world of opportunity here, and Charleston's also not a
bad place to live," Newsome said.

His hiring marks the culmination of a five-month search. Groseclose
resigned abruptly during a January performance review in the wake of
declining container volumes and news that the port's largest customer,
Danish shipping giant Maersk Line, planned to pull all its local services
by the end of its contract next year.

A 13-member committee comprised of business leaders from around the state
considered more than 100 candidates for the job. The group narrowed its
search to five interviews and three finalists.

The other two finalists were: Douglas Tipton, executive vice president and
chief operating officer at Wallenius Lines Holdings, and F. Brooks Royster
III, vice president of the logistics company Merchants Terminal Corp.

The SPA would not reveal the other two candidates, despite a Freedom of
Information Act request from The Post and Courier.

"The law specifies that at least the final three applicants must be
disclosed, and we have disclosed the final three," said SPA spokesman Byron
Miller.

Jay Bender, attorney for the S.C. Press Association, said the search
committee should have held a public vote to shorten the list from five
names to three even if, as Miller said, the two applicants willingly
dropped out of the running.

"The decision to narrow it to three, I suspect, was made somewhat
informally, and it was illegal," Bender said.

Bill Stern, vice president of the SPA board and chairman of the search
committee, said "the stars aligned" in bringing Newsome onboard.

"Once Jim Newsome expressed interest in the position, the search committee
pretty much stopped the courting process with other applicants and focused
on how we could get married with him," Stern said. He called Newsome "one
of the most respected port executives in the country."

A Savannah native, Newsome became the first non-German president of the
America division at shipping line Hapag-Lloyd in January. He previously
served as the company's southern area senior vice president for more than a
decade.

With more than 30 years in shipping, Newsome also worked in executive
positions with the company formerly known as Nedlloyd Lines and, before
that, worked his way up with Strachan Shipping Co. His father, for whom he
is named, worked for the Georgia Ports Authority and with organized labor
there.

He joins the State Ports Authority at a particularly tough time when
financial predictions put container volume 19 percent below last fiscal
year and predict another 6 percent drop next year. The state Legislature
recently overrode a gubernatorial veto to restructure the agency.

At a news conference following the announcement Tuesday, Newsome praised
Charleston for its deep channels, its world-renowned productivity and, in
this economy, its unwavering progress in constructing a new terminal. He
spoke about building relationships with stakeholders and creating a common
vision, but gave vague responses to pointed questions.

He said finding resolution with Maersk remains a top concern. He looks
forward to learning more about the bi-state terminal with the Georgia Ports
Authority planned for Jasper County. And he said it was "too early to
discuss major changes" within the agency.

Newsome currently lives in Atlanta but works in New Jersey just outside of
New York City. He is married with two grown children and said he has not
chosen a particular area of Charleston in which to live.

Asked if his ties to the Georgia Ports Authority mean future interest in
returning to his home state to work, he responded with a firm "No."

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CURRENT ISSUES: 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
07/28 - 1100 - NORFOLK - VPA MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
09/17 - 1200 - SAVANNAH - STATE OF THE PORT
09/22 - 1100 - NORFOLK - VPA MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
10/08 - 1200 - SAVANNAH - PROP LUNCHEON
10/08 - 1800 - CHARLESTON - CWIT DINNER/AUCTION
10/10/09 - TBA - CWIT - Luau Auction
11/24 - 1100 - NORFOLK - VPA MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

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 23, 2009.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

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

M 6 Low 2:04 AM 0.5 6:18 AM Set 5:25 AM 97
6 High 7:46 AM 4.5 8:31 PM Rise 8:17 PM
6 Low 1:54 PM 0.3
6 High 8:28 PM 5.8

Tu 7 Low 2:46 AM 0.4 6:18 AM Set 6:21 AM 99
7 High 8:30 AM 4.6 8:31 PM Rise 8:56 PM
7 Low 2:35 PM 0.3
7 High 9:08 PM 5.8

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Today: Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SSE 5 to 9 kt in the
morning. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.

Tonight: SSE wind around 10 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Mostly clear.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Thursday: SW wind 7 to 11 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

Thursday Night: SSW wind 12 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Friday: SSW wind around 12 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

Friday Night: SSW wind 12 to 14 kt becoming WSW after midnight. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Seas around 3 ft.

Saturday: WSW wind around 11 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Mostly
sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

Saturday Night: SSW wind 10 to 12 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Partly
cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sunday: WSW wind 8 to 11 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Mostly sunny.
Seas around 2 ft.
Notice posted on Wednesday, June 24, 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.