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SubjectDatePriority
Fwd: SECTOR NORTH CAROLINA COTP ZONE PORT CONDITION WHISKEY09/30/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/1509/30/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/1509/30/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/1509/30/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/1509/25/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/1509/25/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/1509/24/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/15 = NEWS = Challenge could delay Savannah harbor deepening09/24/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/1509/24/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/23/1509/23/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/23/1509/23/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/23/1509/23/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/1509/22/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/1509/22/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/15 = NEWS = GPA reports strong start for FY 201609/22/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1509/21/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1509/21/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1509/21/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/15 - USCG SAFETY ZONE FOR EVENT - ATTACHED == NEWS --Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Receives Final U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Approval09/15/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/1509/15/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/15/15 = NEWS - Long-awaited dredging begins in Savannah River's outer channel09/15/2015 Normal
MORAN SHIPPING AGENT ON CALL FOR THE SOUTHEAST09/11/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/10/1509/11/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/1509/11/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/1909/11/2015 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/09/1509/09/2015 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/09/1509/09/2015 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/09/1509/09/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Tuesday, September 15, 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:
---------------------------------------------

BP - TUG INTEGRITY & 650-4 ETA 1400/15TH

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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 TUE SEP 15 2009

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

1. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF FRED
LOCATED ABOUT 1100 MILES EAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS HAVE
INCREASED THIS MORNING. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS COULD BECOME
MARGINALLY CONDUCIVE FOR RE-DEVELOPMENT...AND 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.

2. A TROPICAL WAVE LOCATED A COUPLE HUNDRED MILES WEST OF THE CAPE
VERDE ISLANDS IS PRODUCING AN AREA OF DISORGANIZED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. DEVELOPMENT...IF ANY...OF THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED
TO BE SLOW TO OCCUR. THERE IS A LOW CHANCE...LESS THAN 30
PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.

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

$$
FORECASTER BROWN


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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

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

M 28 High 3:49 AM 4.8 7:12 AM Set 1:53 AM 65
28 Low 10:03 AM 1.4 7:08 PM Rise 4:06 PM
28 High 4:38 PM 5.5
28 Low 10:52 PM 1.4

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MARITIME WEATHER

Today: E wind 6 to 11 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight: ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after
midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.

Wednesday: Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ENE 7 to 12 kt in the
morning. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

Wednesday Night: E wind around 11 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.

Thursday: E wind around 11 kt. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.

Thursday Night: E wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Seas around 2 ft.

Friday: ESE wind around 9 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas
around 2 ft.

Friday Night: SE wind around 9 kt becoming S after midnight. A chance of
showers. Seas around 2 ft.

Saturday: SSW wind 6 to 9 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Partly sunny.
Seas around 2 ft.
Notice posted on Tuesday, September 15, 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.