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 Port Updates

 Daily Port Update

Date:Monday, February 29, 2016


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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Maximum Depths - (Fresh)

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Harbor Entrance - 47.0 ft

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Inner anchorage - Max Draft 29 feet BW - Max LOA 750 FT

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Buckeye ( formerly Hess ) - Max draft - 37 FT 5 IN Max LOA 750’ Max DWT 70,000 MT UP to 2 x 10 INCH HOSES

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Delfin - Max Draft - 38'00 Max LOA 690'

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ODFJELL Terminal - Max Draft - 40'00 Max LOA 700' - 1 x 8 inch HOSE 1 x 6 inch VAPOR HOSE

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Chem Marine - Max Draft - 38'00 MLW

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Kinder Morgan - berth 1 - 40'00 - all vessel arrivals require tide

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Kinder Morgan - berth 3 - 30'00"

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Kinder Morgan - berth 4 - Max draft 40'00, tide needed for anything deeper than 38'00 UP TO 2 x 8 INCH HOSES

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Kinder Morgan North - Max draft 32'00"

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BP - Max draft at berth 35 ft FW - HOWEVER, PILOTS WILL NOT BRING ANY VESSEL INTO BP OVER 32’06 FEET – All tidal movements

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Wando Terminal - Max draft 43'00 MLW - tide needed for anything deeper Than 43'01" Max BM No restriction

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">North Charleston Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restriction

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CST - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restrictions

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Veterans Terminal 35' MLW tidal restricted

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Nucor - Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA 550', Max Beam 52'

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Pier J Max Draft 30 FT

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Airdraft under the Don Holt Bridge 155 ft per pilots

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Per pilots - restrictions for Tanker movements:

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Drafts of 38'00 or less may transit at anytime

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Drafts of 38'01 to 40'00 -window:  Start in 1 Hour before low water until 2 hours before high water

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Drafts of 40'01 to 41'00 - window: start in 2 hours after low water until 2 hours before high water

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Drafts of 41'01 to 42'00 - window:  start in 3 hours after low water until 3 hours before high water

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TANKER VESSEL TRAFFIC:  

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">96 Hours - advance notice of arrival required by USCG

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">48 Hours - advance receipt of crew list by Immigration for any vessel arriving from a foreign port, or arriving coast wise with detained crew.

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">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

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">24 Hours - advance fax of crew list and approved visitors required by Terminal.

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">72 Hours - post port call, the Port Authority requires bill of lading figures for all bulk cargo.

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">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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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CURRENT ARTICLES: NONE

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CURRENT EVENTS: 01/29/16 – 1800 - Maritime Association Annual Gala - Charleston Area Convention Center

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FUTURE EVENTS:      02/09/16 – 1700 – Pilotage Committee monthly meeting

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">02/17/16 – 1300 -  SPA Board Meeting - SPA Office

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">02/25/16 - MASC Nav/Ops - 7:45am – 8:45am

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">02/26/16 - Maritime Association Boardroom - Casual lunch and discussion with SPA President/CEO Jim Newsome.

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT: 5/OUT OF SEASON

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHARLESTON TIDES:

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon

<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FEBRUARY 2016

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<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MARINE FORCAST:

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Notice posted on Monday, February 29, 2016

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.