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Subject:CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 08/12/16
Date:Friday, August 12, 2016
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Maximum Depths - (Fresh)

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Harbor Entrance - 47.0 ft

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Main Channel - 45.0 ft

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Inner anchorage - Max Draft 29 feet BW - Max LOA 750 FT

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Buckeye ( formerly Hess ) - Max draft – 33’00 MLW -  Max LOA 750’ Max DWT 70,000 MT UP to 2 x 10 INCH HOSES

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Delfin - Max Draft - 38'00 Max LOA 690'

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">ODFJELL Terminal - Max Draft - 40'00 Max LOA 700' - 1 x 8 inch HOSE 1 x 6 inch VAPOR HOSE

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Chem Marine - Max Draft - 38'00 MLW

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Kinder Morgan - berth 1 - 40'00 - all vessel arrivals require tide

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Kinder Morgan - berth 3 - 30'00"

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">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:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Kinder Morgan North - Max draft 32'00"

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">BP - Max draft at berth 35 ft FW - HOWEVER, PILOTS WILL NOT BRING ANY VESSEL INTO BP OVER 32’06 FEET (3/8/16) – All tidal movements

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Wando Terminal - Max draft 43'00 MLW - tide needed for anything deeper Than 43'01" Max BM No restriction

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">North Charleston Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restriction

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">CST - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restrictions

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Veterans Terminal 35' MLW tidal restricted

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Nucor - Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA 550', Max Beam 52'

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Pier J Max Draft 30 FT

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Airdraft under the Don Holt Bridge 155 ft per pilots

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Per pilots - restrictions for Tanker movements:

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Drafts of 38'00 or less may transit at anytime

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Drafts of 38'01 to 40'00 -window:  Start in 1 Hour before low water until 2 hours before high water

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Drafts of 40'01 to 41'00 - window: start in 2 hours after low water until 2 hours before high water

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">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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TANKER VESSEL TRAFFIC:  

 

KMI 4 – 8/14 – CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTOR

8/25 – STOLT MEGAMI

9/6 – TRF MOSS

 

ODJFELL – BOW SPRING – IN, ETS PM/13

 

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">96 Hours - advance notice of arrival required by USCG

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">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:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">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:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">24 Hours - advance fax of crew list and approved visitors required by Terminal.

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">72 Hours - post port call, the Port Authority requires bill of lading figures for all bulk cargo.

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">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

 

CURRENT EVENTS:   08/17/16 – 1300 – SCSPA – Monthly meeting 

 

FUTURE EVENTS:     

08/25/16 - 0745 – NAVOPS monthly meeting

08/26/16 – 1100 – Chat’N’Chew with Port Director

09/12-14 – SC International Trade Conference

9/12 – 1200 – Propeller Club lunch

9/13 – 1700 – Pilotage committee

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT: 4/IN SEASON – NO STORMS

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">CHARLESTON TIDES:

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AUGUST 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F   12     High   3:14 AM     4.7   6:42 AM     Set  1:32 AM      60

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    12      Low   9:26 AM     0.8   8:07 PM    Rise  3:29 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    12     High   4:10 PM     5.4

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    12      Low  10:24 PM     1.2

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa  13     High   4:08 AM     4.7   6:42 AM     Set  2:15 AM      69

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    13      Low  10:20 AM     0.7   8:06 PM    Rise  4:21 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    13     High   5:02 PM     5.5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    13      Low  11:18 PM     1.0

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su  14     High   5:02 AM     4.8   6:43 AM     Set  3:03 AM      78

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    14      Low  11:14 AM     0.5   8:05 PM    Rise  5:13 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    14     High   5:52 PM     5.8

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M   15      Low  12:09 AM     0.7   6:44 AM     Set  3:55 AM      85

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    15     High   5:54 AM     5.0   8:04 PM    Rise  6:02 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    15      Low  12:06 PM     0.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    15     High   6:41 PM     6.0

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu  16      Low  12:57 AM     0.5   6:44 AM     Set  4:52 AM      92

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    16     High   6:45 AM     5.2   8:03 PM    Rise  6:50 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    16      Low  12:56 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    16     High   7:27 PM     6.2

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W   17      Low   1:43 AM     0.2   6:45 AM     Set  5:52 AM      96

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    17     High   7:33 AM     5.4   8:02 PM    Rise  7:35 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    17      Low   1:46 PM    -0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    17     High   8:12 PM     6.4

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th  18      Low   2:28 AM    -0.1   6:46 AM     Set  6:54 AM      99

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    18     High   8:21 AM     5.6   8:01 PM    Rise  8:18 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    18      Low   2:34 PM    -0.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    18     High   8:57 PM     6.5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F   19      Low   3:13 AM    -0.3   6:46 AM     Set  7:58 AM      99

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    19     High   9:09 AM     5.8   8:00 PM    Rise  8:59 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    19      Low   3:24 PM    -0.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    19     High   9:42 PM     6.5

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa  20      Low   3:58 AM    -0.4   6:47 AM     Set  9:03 AM      97

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    20     High   9:57 AM     6.0   7:59 PM    Rise  9:39 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    20      Low   4:14 PM    -0.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    20     High  10:28 PM     6.3

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su  21      Low   4:45 AM    -0.5   6:48 AM     Set 10:08 AM      92

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    21     High  10:48 AM     6.1   7:58 PM    Rise 10:19 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    21      Low   5:06 PM    -0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    21     High  11:16 PM     6.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M   22      Low   5:33 AM    -0.4   6:48 AM     Set 11:14 AM      85

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    22     High  11:41 AM     6.2   7:56 PM    Rise 11:00 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    22      Low   6:01 PM     0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu  23     High  12:08 AM     5.9   6:49 AM     Set 12:19 PM      75

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    23      Low   6:24 AM    -0.4   7:55 PM    Rise 11:44 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    23     High  12:38 PM     6.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    23      Low   7:00 PM     0.3

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W   24     High   1:04 AM     5.7   6:50 AM     Set  1:23 PM      65

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    24      Low   7:18 AM    -0.2   7:54 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    24     High   1:39 PM     6.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    24      Low   8:02 PM     0.5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th  25     High   2:04 AM     5.5   6:50 AM    Rise 12:31 AM      53

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    25      Low   8:17 AM    -0.1   7:53 PM     Set  2:26 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    25     High   2:42 PM     6.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    25      Low   9:07 PM     0.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">F   26     High   3:07 AM     5.3   6:51 AM    Rise  1:21 AM      42

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    26      Low   9:18 AM     0.0   7:52 PM     Set  3:27 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    26     High   3:46 PM     6.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    26      Low  10:12 PM     0.6

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sa  27     High   4:11 AM     5.3   6:52 AM    Rise  2:14 AM      31

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    27      Low  10:20 AM     0.0   7:50 PM     Set  4:24 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    27     High   4:48 PM     6.2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    27      Low  11:13 PM     0.5

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Su  28     High   5:12 AM     5.4   6:52 AM    Rise  3:11 AM      21

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    28      Low  11:20 AM     0.0   7:49 PM     Set  5:16 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    28     High   5:46 PM     6.3

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">M   29      Low  12:09 AM     0.4   6:53 AM    Rise  4:09 AM      13

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    29     High   6:10 AM     5.5   7:48 PM     Set  6:03 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    29      Low  12:16 PM    -0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    29     High   6:40 PM     6.3

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tu  30      Low   1:01 AM     0.3   6:54 AM    Rise  5:08 AM      7

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    30     High   7:03 AM     5.6   7:47 PM     Set  6:46 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    30      Low   1:09 PM    -0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    30     High   7:28 PM     6.4

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">W   31      Low   1:48 AM     0.2   6:54 AM    Rise  6:06 AM      2

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    31     High   7:53 AM     5.7   7:45 PM     Set  7:24 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    31      Low   1:58 PM    -0.1

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">    31     High   8:13 PM     6.3

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Th   1      Low   2:32 AM     0.2   6:55 AM    Rise  7:04 AM      0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     1     High   8:39 AM     5.8   7:44 PM     Set  8:01 PM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     1      Low   2:44 PM     0.0

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">     1     High   8:54 PM     6.2

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif">MARINE FORECAST;  1012 AM EDT FRI AUG 12 2016      <span-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:maroon">.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST  ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS THROUGH THE PERIOD. A LOW PRES  TROUGH WILL APPROACH THE NRN MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...THEN BECOME  STATIONARY NEAR THE COAST SAT THROUGH MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT  WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE N MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN DRIFT  S INTO THE WATERS AND STALL TUE. THE FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE  WATERS AS A WARM FRONT TUE NIGHT.    $$

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New";font-weight:normal"> 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.        ANZ835-130245-  CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-  1012 AM EDT FRI AUG 12 2016<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New";font-weight:normal">    TODAY<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New";font-weight:normal">  S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED  SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  TONIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New";font-weight:normal">  S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  SUN<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New";font-weight:normal">  S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO  15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  SUN NIGHT<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New";font-weight:normal">  S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO  3 FT.  MON<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New";font-weight:normal">  VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS  2 TO 3 FT.  MON NIGHT AND TUE<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New";font-weight:normal">  S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3  FT.  TUE NIGHT<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New";font-weight:normal">  S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. <span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Century",serif"> 

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Notice posted on Friday, August 12, 2016

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.