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WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/26/1810/26/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/26/1810/26/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/26/1810/26/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/25/1810/25/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/25/1810/25/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/25/1810/25/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/23/1810/23/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/23/1810/23/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/23/1810/23/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/12/1810/12/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/12/1810/12/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/12/1810/12/2018 Normal
PORT OF WILMINGTON IS NOW BACK TO SEASONAL/4 - OPEN TO ALL OPERATIONS10/12/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/10/18 - PORT IS IN YANKEE - NO INCOMING VESSELS, VESSELS IN PORT MUST MAKE PLANS TO DEPART10/10/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/10/18 - PORT IS IN CONDITION X-RAY - TROPICAL STORM WINDS EXPECTED WITHIN 48 HOURS10/10/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/10/18 - PORT IS IN CONDITION X-RAY - TROPICAL STORM WINDS EXPECTED WITHIN 48 HOURS10/10/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/08/1810/08/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/08/1810/08/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/08/1810/08/2018 Normal
NHC UPDATE - 02/OCT - BOTH OCEANS10/02/2018 Normal
NHC Update - TS LESLIE10/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 10/25/18
Date:Thursday, October 25, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:


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:  NONE


 IN:   CHEM BARCELONA; RESOLVE


DUE :  11/02 – FPT CHEMICAL TRANSPORTER
11/08 – GLV PETROCHEM PRODUCER; RESOLVE


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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:  10/29-31 – 45TH Annual SC International Trade Conference – Gaillard Center


FUTURE EVENTS:    11/15 - 0745 - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - ILA 1422 Building (1142 Morrison Drive)  Nav/Ops Meeting
11/16 – 12:30 – Chat’n’Chew with Jim Newsome/SCSPA


SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT:  4/SEASONAL – NO STORMS EXPECTED WITHIN 72 HOURS
200 PM EDT Thu Oct 25 2018
 
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
 
1. A low pressure system centered nearly 1000 miles east-northeast of
the northern Leeward Islands has changed little in organization
since this morning.  However, the low is expected to move generally
northward over the next couple of days into an area where
environmental conditions are forecast to be conducive for further
development, and a tropical or subtropical storm is likely to form
by early this weekend. After that time, the system is forecast to
turn westward well to the north or northeast of the Lesser Antilles
through early next week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...80 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent.
 
 
CHARLESTON TIDES:
 
Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon
           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible


OCTOBER 2018


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
 
M   12      Low   4:30 AM     0.8   6:47 AM    Rise 11:10 AM      16
    12     High  11:00 AM     5.7   5:20 PM     Set  9:35 PM
    12      Low   5:21 PM     1.0
    12     High  11:09 PM     4.8
 
Tu  13      Low   5:13 AM     1.1   6:48 AM    Rise 11:55 AM      24
    13     High  11:47 AM     5.5   5:20 PM     Set 10:27 PM
    13      Low   6:08 PM     1.1
    13     High  11:58 PM     4.7
 
W   14      Low   6:00 AM     1.3   6:49 AM    Rise 12:36 PM      33
    14     High  12:37 PM     5.3   5:19 PM     Set 11:21 PM
    14      Low   6:57 PM     1.2
 
Th  15     High  12:52 AM     4.7   6:50 AM    Rise  1:13 PM      42
    15      Low   6:54 AM     1.4   5:19 PM
    15     High   1:30 PM     5.2
    15      Low   7:47 PM     1.2
 
F   16     High   1:48 AM     4.7   6:51 AM     Set 12:15 AM      51
    16      Low   7:53 AM     1.4   5:18 PM    Rise  1:48 PM
    16     High   2:23 PM     5.2
    16      Low   8:39 PM     1.1
 
Sa  17     High   2:43 AM     4.9   6:52 AM     Set  1:10 AM      61
    17      Low   8:53 AM     1.3   5:18 PM    Rise  2:21 PM
    17     High   3:16 PM     5.2
    17      Low   9:28 PM     0.9
 
Su  18     High   3:37 AM     5.1   6:53 AM     Set  2:05 AM      70
    18      Low   9:50 AM     1.1   5:17 PM    Rise  2:53 PM
    18     High   4:06 PM     5.3
    18      Low  10:16 PM     0.6
 
M   19     High   4:27 AM     5.5   6:54 AM     Set  3:02 AM      78
    19      Low  10:44 AM     0.8   5:17 PM    Rise  3:25 PM
    19     High   4:53 PM     5.4
    19      Low  11:01 PM     0.3
 
Tu  20     High   5:14 AM     5.8   6:55 AM     Set  4:00 AM      86
    20      Low  11:34 AM     0.6   5:16 PM    Rise  3:58 PM
    20     High   5:39 PM     5.5
    20      Low  11:46 PM     0.0
 
W   21     High   5:59 AM     6.1   6:55 AM     Set  5:01 AM      92
    21      Low  12:22 PM     0.3   5:16 PM    Rise  4:34 PM
    21     High   6:24 PM     5.6
 
Th  22      Low  12:30 AM    -0.2   6:56 AM     Set  6:03 AM      97
    22     High   6:44 AM     6.4   5:15 PM    Rise  5:14 PM
    22      Low   1:10 PM     0.1
    22     High   7:08 PM     5.6
 
F   23      Low   1:15 AM    -0.4   6:57 AM     Set  7:08 AM      99
    23     High   7:28 AM     6.6   5:15 PM    Rise  5:59 PM
    23      Low   1:57 PM    -0.1
    23     High   7:53 PM     5.6
 
Sa  24      Low   2:01 AM    -0.5   6:58 AM     Set  8:14 AM      99
    24     High   8:15 AM     6.7   5:15 PM    Rise  6:51 PM
    24      Low   2:45 PM    -0.1
    24     High   8:40 PM     5.5
 
Su  25      Low   2:49 AM    -0.5   6:59 AM     Set  9:18 AM      96
    25     High   9:03 AM     6.7   5:14 PM    Rise  7:49 PM
    25      Low   3:35 PM    -0.1
    25     High   9:30 PM     5.4


MARINE FORECAST:  1053 AM EDT Thu Oct 25 2018      .SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure will build E over  the northern waters today and tonight, then move E of the region  Fri as developing low pressure moves just off the SE coast. The  low will track N along the coast to the Delmarva Fri night while  pulling a cold front into the region, then slowly pass N of the  area Sat as the front continues E over the area. The front will  then move E of the waters Sat night and Sun. Weak high pressure  will build E into the region Sun, then move E of the area Sun  night. Another low will pass E across the far northern waters  late Sun night and Mon while pulling a cold front over the area,  then move E of the region Mon night as a third high builds E  towards the waters.    $$
   ANZ835-260245-  Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-  1053 AM EDT Thu Oct 25 2018    GALE WARNING    TODAY  E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.  TONIGHT  E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4  to 8 ft.  FRI  SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft. Chance of  rain. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.  FRI NIGHT  Winds veering to W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.  Scattered showers and TSTMs.  SAT and SAT NIGHT  W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.  SUN  W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.  SUN NIGHT  W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt.  Seas 5 to 9 ft.  MON  W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to  10 ft.  MON NIGHT  NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding to 3  to 6 ft.




Notice posted on Thursday, October 25, 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.