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Subject:CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/10/18 - PORT IS IN CONDITION X-RAY - TROPICAL STORM WINDS EXPECTED WITHIN 48 HOURS
Date:Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:
PORT IS IN CONDITION X-RAY - TROPICAL STORM WINDS EXPECTED WITHIN 48 HOURS




PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION
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Maximum Depths - (Fresh)
Harbor Entrance – 43.8 ft  
Main Channel - 45.0 ft
 
BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:
 
Inner anchorage - Max Draft 30’00 feet FW - Max LOA 750 FT
Buckeye ( formerly Hess ) - Max draft – 34’06’’ - MLW -  Max LOA 750’ Max DWT 70,000 MT UP to 2 x 10 INCH HOSES – AS OF 2/15/18. Depth is reduced 6’’ each month until the berth is dredged in June.
Delfin - Max Draft - 38'00 Max LOA 690'
ODJFELL Terminal - Max Draft – 40’  Max LOA 700' - 1 x 8 inch HOSE 1 x 6 inch VAPOR HOSE - Odfjell Charleston - NEW Depth – 42’00.
Chem Marine - Max Draft - 38'00 MLW
Kinder Morgan - berth 1 – 40’00 - all vessel arrivals require tide
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 4 - Max draft 40'00, tide needed for anything deeper than 38'00 UP TO 2 x 8 INCH HOSES// Please be advised that the north and south finger piers located at Kinder Morgan Dock #4, sustained damage during Hurricane Matthew.  (UPDATED 11/9) the terminal manager advised that berth #4 is operational but the finger piers have not been repaired and can only be accessed by the mooring boat. The mooring dolphins are fine.
Kinder Morgan North - Max draft 32'00"
BP - Max draft at berth 35 ft FW - .  (05/14/18-per pilots) Current maximum draft to BP is 31 feet due to shoaling along the Joint Base Charleston waterfront in Range D and the turning basin at Wharf A.  This is subject to change as conditions warrant.
Wando Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - tide needed for anything deeper Than 43'01" Max BM No restriction
North Charleston Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restriction
COLUMBUS STREET TERMINAL  - CST - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restrictions
Veterans Terminal 35' MLW tidal restricted
Nucor - Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA 550', Max Beam 52'
Pier J Max Draft 38’00 FT
Airdraft under the Don Holt Bridge 155 ft per pilots
 
Per pilots - restrictions for Tanker movements:
 
Drafts of 38'00 or less may transit at anytime
Drafts of 38'01 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
 
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TANKER VESSEL TRAFFIC:    SCHEDULE ATTACHED:  KMI


 IN:  STOLT OCELOT


DUE :  10/14 – MADHA SILVER; INTGRITY
10/18 – GLV PETROCHEM PRODUCER


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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.


CURRENT ARTICLES:  NONE


CURRENT EVENTS:  10/11 – OKTOBERFEST - Thursday, October 11 | Alhambra Hall


FUTURE EVENTS:   
10/25 – 0745 - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - ILA 1422 Building (1142 Morrison Drive) October Nav/Ops Meeting
10/29-31 – 45TH Annual SC International Trade Conference – Gaillard Center


SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT:  PORT IS IN CONDITION X-RAY - TROPICAL STORM WINDS EXPECTED WITHIN 48 HOURS
1100 AM AST Wed Oct 10 2018
 
...LESLIE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TODAY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...27.8N 42.3W
ABOUT 1130 MI...1820 KM SW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SSE OR 150 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB...28.94 INCHES
 
 
100 PM CDT Wed Oct 10 2018
 
Corrected pressure in inches in summary block and text
 
...MICHAEL INTENSIFIES AS IT MAKES LANDFALL NEAR MEXICO BEACH
FLORIDA...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE...HURRICANE FORCE WINDS...AND HEAVY
RAINFALL OCCURING OVER THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 100 PM CDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...30.0N 85.5W
ABOUT 5 MI...10 KM NW OF MEXICO BEACH FLORIDA
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM SE OF PANAMA CITY FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...155 MPH...250 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 20 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...919 MB...27.14 INCHES


1100 AM AST Wed Oct 10 2018
 
...NADINE STRENGTHENED OVERNIGHT...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.6N 31.6W
ABOUT 505 MI...815 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES
 
CHARLESTON TIDES:
 
Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon
           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible


OCTOBER 2018


W   10      Low   3:14 AM    -0.2   7:20 AM    Rise  8:43 AM      0
    10     High   9:33 AM     6.8   6:53 PM     Set  8:16 PM
    10      Low   3:45 PM    -0.1
    10     High   9:44 PM     6.2
 
Th  11      Low   3:58 AM     0.0   7:21 AM    Rise  9:45 AM      3
    11     High  10:19 AM     6.6   6:52 PM     Set  8:54 PM
    11      Low   4:33 PM     0.2
    11     High  10:29 PM     5.9
 
F   12      Low   4:41 AM     0.3   7:22 AM    Rise 10:46 AM      8
    12     High  11:05 AM     6.4   6:50 PM     Set  9:35 PM
    12      Low   5:21 PM     0.5
    12     High  11:13 PM     5.6
 
Sa  13      Low   5:24 AM     0.6   7:22 AM    Rise 11:44 AM      14
    13     High  11:51 AM     6.2   6:49 PM     Set 10:18 PM
    13      Low   6:09 PM     0.8
    13     High  11:59 PM     5.3
 
Su  14      Low   6:08 AM     0.9   7:23 AM    Rise 12:39 PM      22
    14     High  12:39 PM     5.9   6:48 PM     Set 11:05 PM
    14      Low   6:58 PM     1.1
 
M   15     High  12:47 AM     5.0   7:24 AM    Rise  1:30 PM      31
    15      Low   6:55 AM     1.2   6:47 PM     Set 11:54 PM
    15     High   1:31 PM     5.7
    15      Low   7:50 PM     1.3
 
Tu  16     High   1:39 AM     4.9   7:25 AM    Rise  2:17 PM      41
    16      Low   7:47 AM     1.4   6:46 PM
    16     High   2:25 PM     5.5
    16      Low   8:43 PM     1.4
 
W   17     High   2:34 AM     4.8   7:25 AM     Set 12:45 AM      50
    17      Low   8:43 AM     1.5   6:44 PM    Rise  3:00 PM
    17     High   3:20 PM     5.5
    17      Low   9:37 PM     1.4
 
Th  18     High   3:31 AM     4.9   7:26 AM     Set  1:38 AM      59
    18      Low   9:42 AM     1.4   6:43 PM    Rise  3:39 PM
    18     High   4:13 PM     5.5
    18      Low  10:28 PM     1.3
 
F   19     High   4:26 AM     5.1   7:27 AM     Set  2:32 AM      68
    19      Low  10:38 AM     1.3   6:42 PM    Rise  4:15 PM
    19     High   5:04 PM     5.6
    19      Low  11:16 PM     1.1
 
Sa  20     High   5:17 AM     5.3   7:28 AM     Set  3:27 AM      77
    20      Low  11:30 AM     1.1   6:41 PM    Rise  4:50 PM
    20     High   5:51 PM     5.7
 
Su  21      Low  12:01 AM     0.8   7:29 AM     Set  4:22 AM      84
    21     High   6:05 AM     5.6   6:40 PM    Rise  5:22 PM
    21      Low  12:19 PM     0.9
    21     High   6:35 PM     5.8
 
M   22      Low  12:43 AM     0.6   7:29 AM     Set  5:19 AM      91
    22     High   6:49 AM     5.8   6:39 PM    Rise  5:55 PM
    22      Low   1:04 PM     0.7
    22     High   7:17 PM     5.9
 
Tu  23      Low   1:23 AM     0.3   7:30 AM     Set  6:16 AM      96
    23     High   7:31 AM     6.1   6:38 PM    Rise  6:28 PM
    23      Low   1:48 PM     0.5
    23     High   7:57 PM     5.9
 
W   24      Low   2:03 AM     0.2   7:31 AM     Set  7:16 AM      99
    24     High   8:11 AM     6.3   6:37 PM    Rise  7:02 PM
    24      Low   2:32 PM     0.4
    24     High   8:36 PM     5.9
 
Th  25      Low   2:43 AM     0.0   7:32 AM     Set  8:16 AM      99
    25     High   8:51 AM     6.5   6:36 PM    Rise  7:39 PM
    25      Low   3:16 PM     0.3
    25     High   9:16 PM     5.8
 
F   26      Low   3:24 AM     0.0   7:33 AM     Set  9:19 AM      98
    26     High   9:32 AM     6.6   6:35 PM    Rise  8:21 PM
    26      Low   4:01 PM     0.3
    26     High   9:57 PM     5.7
 
Sa  27      Low   4:08 AM     0.0   7:33 AM     Set 10:23 AM      94
    27     High  10:16 AM     6.6   6:34 PM    Rise  9:08 PM
    27      Low   4:49 PM     0.4
    27     High  10:42 PM     5.5
 
Su  28      Low   4:55 AM     0.1   7:34 AM     Set 11:26 AM      88
    28     High  11:05 AM     6.5   6:33 PM    Rise 10:00 PM
    28      Low   5:40 PM     0.5
    28     High  11:33 PM     5.4


M   29      Low   5:46 AM     0.2   7:35 AM     Set 12:27 PM      80
    29     High  11:59 AM     6.4   6:32 PM    Rise 10:58 PM
    29      Low   6:35 PM     0.7
 
Tu  30     High  12:31 AM     5.3   7:36 AM     Set  1:24 PM      71
    30      Low   6:43 AM     0.3   6:31 PM
    30     High   1:00 PM     6.3
    30      Low   7:35 PM     0.7
 
W   31     High   1:36 AM     5.2   7:37 AM    Rise 12:00 AM      60
    31      Low   7:46 AM     0.4   6:30 PM     Set  2:16 PM
    31     High   2:06 PM     6.2
    31      Low   8:39 PM     0.7
 
NOVEMBER 2018
 
Th   1     High   2:45 AM     5.3   7:38 AM    Rise  1:05 AM      48
     1      Low   8:53 AM     0.5   6:29 PM     Set  3:02 PM
     1     High   3:13 PM     6.1
     1      Low   9:42 PM     0.6
 
F    2     High   3:53 AM     5.5   7:39 AM    Rise  2:10 AM      37
     2      Low  10:00 AM     0.4   6:28 PM     Set  3:44 PM
     2     High   4:17 PM     6.1
     2      Low  10:42 PM     0.4
 
Sa   3     High   4:57 AM     5.8   7:39 AM    Rise  3:16 AM      26
     3      Low  11:04 AM     0.2   6:27 PM     Set  4:23 PM
     3     High   5:16 PM     6.2
     3      Low  11:38 PM     0.1
 
Su   4     High   4:55 AM     6.1   6:40 AM    Rise  3:20 AM      17
     4      Low  11:03 AM     0.0   5:26 PM     Set  3:59 PM
     4     High   5:11 PM     6.2
     4      Low  11:29 PM    -0.1
 
M    5     High   5:48 AM     6.4   6:41 AM    Rise  4:24 AM      9
     5      Low  11:58 AM    -0.1   5:25 PM     Set  4:35 PM
     5     High   6:01 PM     6.2
 
Tu   6      Low  12:17 AM    -0.2   6:42 AM    Rise  5:27 AM      4
     6     High   6:38 AM     6.6   5:25 PM     Set  5:11 PM
     6      Low  12:49 PM    -0.2
     6     High   6:49 PM     6.1
 
W    7      Low   1:03 AM    -0.2   6:43 AM    Rise  6:29 AM      0
     7     High   7:24 AM     6.7   5:24 PM     Set  5:48 PM
     7      Low   1:38 PM    -0.1
     7     High   7:34 PM     5.9
 
Th   8      Low   1:46 AM    -0.2   6:44 AM    Rise  7:30 AM      0
     8     High   8:09 AM     6.7   5:23 PM     Set  6:28 PM
     8      Low   2:24 PM     0.0
     8     High   8:17 PM     5.7
 
F    9      Low   2:28 AM     0.0   6:45 AM    Rise  8:30 AM      1
     9     High   8:52 AM     6.5   5:22 PM     Set  7:10 PM
     9      Low   3:09 PM     0.2
     9     High   8:59 PM     5.5
 
Sa  10      Low   3:09 AM     0.3   6:46 AM    Rise  9:27 AM      4
    10     High   9:34 AM     6.3   5:22 PM     Set  7:55 PM
    10      Low   3:53 PM     0.4
    10     High   9:41 PM     5.3
 
Su  11      Low   3:49 AM     0.6   6:46 AM    Rise 10:21 AM      10
    11     High  10:16 AM     6.0   5:21 PM     Set  8:44 PM
    11      Low   4:37 PM     0.7
    11     High  10:24 PM     5.0
 


MARINE FORECAST:  1105 AM EDT Wed Oct 10 2018      .SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Hurricane Michael is forecast to  move onshore across the Florida Panhandle today, track NE while  remaining inland and slowly weakening into a tropical storm tonight  into Thu, and move to 35.8N 78.0W by 8 PM EDT Thu over eastern  North Carolina. Michael is then expected to move offshore to near  38.7N 71.6W by 8 AM EDT Fri while transitioning to a strong  post-tropical cyclone, pass E of the area to near 45.5N 52.5W by  8 AM EDT Sat, then continue moving well E and NE of the area late  Sat through Sun. Please refer to the National Hurricane Center for  the latest information for Hurricane Michael. Otherwise, a high  pressure ridge will move E across the central and northern waters  today, then shift E of the area tonight. A cold front will move SE  across the waters Fri through Sat night, then pass SE of the area  Sun. High pressure will build across the northern and central  waters Sat night through Sun, then shift E of the area Sun night.    $$
   ANZ835-110300-  Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-  1105 AM EDT Wed Oct 10 2018    TROPICAL STORM WARNING    TODAY  S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered  showers and TSTMs.  TONIGHT  S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers  and TSTMs.  THU  S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered  showers and TSTMs.  THU NIGHT  Winds veering to W to SW 25 to 35 kt, then becoming W  to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18 ft. Scattered showers  and TSTMs.  FRI  Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt, then diminishing to 5 to 15  kt. Seas becoming 9 to 14 ft, then subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.  FRI NIGHT  N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.  SAT  N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.  SAT NIGHT  Winds veering to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to  7 ft.  SUN  E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.  SUN NIGHT  E winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3  to 6 ft.




Notice posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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.