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SubjectDatePriority
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/29/2009/29/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/29/20 //EVENT//Register for Georgia Port’s virtual State of the Port address09/29/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/29/2009/29/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/2009/25/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/2009/25/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/2009/25/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/2009/24/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/2009/24/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/2009/24/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/2009/22/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/2009/22/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/2009/22/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/18/20 - BUCKEYE TERMINAL DRAFT ADJUSTED09/18/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/18/2009/18/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/18/2009/18/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/16/20 //NEWS// SC Ports awarded $21.68 million BUILD grant for Ridgeville site09/16/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/16/2009/16/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/16/2009/16/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/2009/15/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/2009/15/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/2009/15/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/2009/14/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/20 //NEWS// SC Ports sees further rebound in August ahead of big ship arrival09/14/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/2009/14/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/2009/11/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/2009/11/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/2009/11/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/10/2009/10/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/10/2009/10/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/10/2009/10/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/09/2009/09/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/08/2009/08/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/08/2009/08/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/04/2009/04/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/04/2009/04/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/04/2009/04/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/02/20 - RIVER CLOSURE09/02/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/02/2009/02/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/02/2009/02/2020 Normal
CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/01/2009/01/2020 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/01/2009/01/2020 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/01/2009/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, September 14, 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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BP - TUG INTEGRITY & 650-4 ETA 1800/14TH

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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. All vessels must sumbit
USCG's H1N1 Flu checklist.

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:
09/16 - 0815 - CHS MARITIME ASSOCIATION - BOG MEETING
09/17 - 1200 - SAVANNAH - STATE OF THE PORT

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:

09/22 - 1100 - NORFOLK - VPA MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
09/24 - 0815 - CHS - NAV OPS 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 - HURRICANE FRED

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT MON SEP 14 2009

FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...

1. THE REMNANTS OF FRED ARE LOCATED ABOUT 900 MILES WEST OF THE
NORTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS. ASSOCIATED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY REMAINS LIMITED...AND UPPER-LEVEL WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN UNFAVORABLE FOR RE-DEVELOPMENT. HOWEVER...THIS SYSTEM MAY
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE INTERMITTENT SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
AS IT MOVES WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AT 10 TO 15 MPH OVER THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS. THERE IS A LOW CHANCE...LESS THAN 30 PERCENT...OF THIS
SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE FOUND IN HIGH SEAS
FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...UNDER AWIPS
HEADER NFDHSFAT1 AND WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC.

ELSEWHERE...TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.


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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with September 9, 2009.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 14 High 4:07 AM 5.2 7:03 AM Rise 2:12 AM 30
14 Low 10:22 AM 0.3 7:27 PM Set 4:42 PM
14 High 4:47 PM 6.3
14 Low 11:17 PM 0.7

Tu 15 High 5:14 AM 5.5 7:04 AM Rise 3:23 AM 19
15 Low 11:27 AM 0.0 7:26 PM Set 5:23 PM
15 High 5:49 PM 6.5

W 16 Low 12:13 AM 0.4 7:04 AM Rise 4:34 AM 11
16 High 6:16 AM 5.9 7:24 PM Set 5:59 PM
16 Low 12:27 PM -0.2
16 High 6:44 PM 6.6

Th 17 Low 1:05 AM 0.0 7:05 AM Rise 5:43 AM 4
17 High 7:13 AM 6.2 7:23 PM Set 6:33 PM
17 Low 1:24 PM -0.3
17 High 7:36 PM 6.7

F 18 Low 1:54 AM -0.2 7:06 AM Rise 6:51 AM 1
18 High 8:06 AM 6.5 7:22 PM Set 7:05 PM
18 Low 2:17 PM -0.4
18 High 8:25 PM 6.6

Sa 19 Low 2:40 AM -0.3 7:06 AM Rise 7:58 AM 0
19 High 8:57 AM 6.7 7:20 PM Set 7:38 PM
19 Low 3:08 PM -0.3
19 High 9:11 PM 6.4

Su 20 Low 3:25 AM -0.2 7:07 AM Rise 9:05 AM 1
20 High 9:45 AM 6.7 7:19 PM Set 8:12 PM
20 Low 3:58 PM -0.1
20 High 9:56 PM 6.1

M 21 Low 4:09 AM 0.0 7:07 AM Rise 10:11 AM 5
21 High 10:33 AM 6.6 7:18 PM Set 8:50 PM
21 Low 4:47 PM 0.2
21 High 10:41 PM 5.8

Tu 22 Low 4:53 AM 0.2 7:08 AM Rise 11:15 AM 11
22 High 11:20 AM 6.4 7:16 PM Set 9:31 PM
22 Low 5:35 PM 0.6
22 High 11:25 PM 5.4

W 23 Low 5:37 AM 0.6 7:09 AM Rise 12:17 PM 19
23 High 12:08 PM 6.1 7:15 PM Set 10:16 PM
23 Low 6:25 PM 1.0

Th 24 High 12:12 AM 5.1 7:09 AM Rise 1:14 PM 28
24 Low 6:22 AM 0.9 7:14 PM Set 11:07 PM
24 High 12:59 PM 5.8
24 Low 7:17 PM 1.3

F 25 High 1:01 AM 4.9 7:10 AM Rise 2:06 PM 37
25 Low 7:12 AM 1.2 7:12 PM
25 High 1:53 PM 5.6
25 Low 8:11 PM 1.5

Sa 26 High 1:55 AM 4.8 7:11 AM Set 12:00 AM 47
26 Low 8:06 AM 1.3 7:11 PM Rise 2:51 PM
26 High 2:49 PM 5.5
26 Low 9:06 PM 1.6

Su 27 High 2:52 AM 4.7 7:11 AM Set 12:56 AM 56
27 Low 9:05 AM 1.4 7:09 PM Rise 3:31 PM
27 High 3:45 PM 5.5
27 Low 10:01 PM 1.6

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MARITIME WEATHER

Today: NNE wind 10 to 12 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Mostly sunny.
Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight: E wind 8 to 11 kt decreasing to 5 to 8 kt after midnight. Partly
cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.

Tuesday: ENE wind 5 to 8 kt increasing to 8 to 11 kt in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

Tuesday Night: E wind 7 to 11 kt becoming ESE after midnight. Partly
cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.

Wednesday: E wind 7 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 2 ft.

Wednesday Night: E wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas
around 2 ft.

Thursday: E wind around 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.

Thursday Night: SE wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 2 ft.

Friday: SSE wind around 9 kt becoming E in the morning. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.

Notice posted on Monday, September 14, 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.