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Subject:CHARLESTON, SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:Port: Charleston
Date: 6/30/2009 09:45
Subject: South Carolina - Daily Update - Dead Tow 07/01 Harbor Traffic
restricted


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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BP - T/B INTEGRITY/650-4 ETA 0030/3RD

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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: 07/01 On Wednesday, July 1st, a 648 foot vessel, M/V
CAPE RISE, will
arrive under control of tugs at Detyens Shipyard in North Charleston.
This
is a dead-ship tow and therefore, the tug and tow are restricted in their
ability to maneuver. As such, vessels transiting in the area during the
tow’s arrival shall keep out of the way in accordance with the Navigation
Rules (33 U.S.C. 2001-2038), Rule 18. Updates to the arrival date are
dependent on offshore weather and will be made to this MSIB if
necessary.

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
07/07 - 0830-1245 - WILMINGTON - China Business Forum
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 July 1, 2009.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

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

W 8 Low 3:25 AM 0.4 6:19 AM Set 7:18 AM 99
8 High 9:12 AM 4.6 8:31 PM Rise 9:31 PM
8 Low 3:14 PM 0.4
8 High 9:45 PM 5.7

Th 9 Low 4:02 AM 0.4 6:19 AM Set 8:15 AM 97
9 High 9:52 AM 4.6 8:31 PM Rise 10:02 PM
9 Low 3:52 PM 0.5
9 High 10:20 PM 5.6

F 10 Low 4:37 AM 0.4 6:20 AM Set 9:11 AM 94
10 High 10:31 AM 4.6 8:30 PM Rise 10:30 PM
10 Low 4:30 PM 0.6
10 High 10:54 PM 5.4

Sa 11 Low 5:12 AM 0.4 6:20 AM Set 10:06 AM 89
11 High 11:08 AM 4.7 8:30 PM Rise 10:57 PM
11 Low 5:09 PM 0.7
11 High 11:27 PM 5.3

Su 12 Low 5:48 AM 0.3 6:21 AM Set 11:02 AM 82
12 High 11:47 AM 4.8 8:30 PM Rise 11:23 PM
12 Low 5:53 PM 0.8

M 13 High 12:02 AM 5.1 6:21 AM Set 11:59 AM 74
13 Low 6:26 AM 0.3 8:29 PM Rise 11:50 PM
13 High 12:30 PM 5.0
13 Low 6:41 PM 0.9

Tu 14 High 12:42 AM 4.9 6:22 AM Set 12:58 PM 65
14 Low 7:08 AM 0.2 8:29 PM
14 High 1:18 PM 5.1
14 Low 7:36 PM 1.0


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EDT WED JUL 1 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.
ANZ088-011500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
500 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2009

TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
WINDS TO 35 KT IN TSTMS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT W OF 1000 FM 3
TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU AND THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST W. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION BECOMING W 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.

SAT
WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS BECOMING 2
TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.

SUN
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.





Notice posted on Wednesday, July 01, 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.